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Spicy Eggplant

This one may surprise you. It certainly did one of our nephews who proclaimed “I never knew I liked eggplant!” while helping himself to seconds. As a plus, this tasty little dish is just as nice as a vegetarian side … Continue reading

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Pork and Shrimp Soul Rolls

A long time ago – at least two behemoth televisions back – Coolio appeared on the Food Network in Celebrity Cook-Off and made Soul Rolls for one challenge. Coolio’s were filled with ground turkey and fried; mine have evolved into … Continue reading

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Beer Brats

So, YEH. I have a confession. And it’s a big ‘un (for these parts, anyway). I could really take or leave – and usually would choose to leave – brats. Unless… they’ve been boiled in beer and butter and onion … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta With Veggies and Peanut Sauce

With a fair number of friends and family needing to be gluten-free; I am always in search of tasty alternatives to traditional menu staples, like pasta. So, when I came across some bronze cut Italian brown rice pasta, of course … Continue reading

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Czech Garlic Soup

One of our nephews was spending the night, and they are vegan, so I went in search of something to make for dinner. My French bread was easily adapted by using maple syrup in place of honey, but what for … Continue reading

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Curry & Parmesan Tuna Salad

Yeh. I know, it sounds like a weird, never gonna work combination; but it is actually wicked tasty, and perfect for sammiches, as an actual salad, and even as a dip for crackers. I came across the original recipe years … Continue reading

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Doritos Taco Salad

Yesterday, I posted my Fave French Salad Dressing, which, while I have posted it before, I really needed to make a batch for this wicked tasty salad, or, as my friend, Barb, exclaimed when I set in on the table: … Continue reading

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My Fave French Salad Dressing

I was planning on making a taco salad for a dinner with friends, and the recipe called for using Catalina French as the dressing. Now, I love me some Catalina dressing, and quite often, I have a bottle in the … Continue reading

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NOLA-Style Shrimp in the Air Fryer

OK, so, in reality, this recipe by Al Roker from Parade Magazine calls for the shrimp to be grilled, but, we were not grilling that afternoon and, truly, these cook in the air fryer so nicely, and with so little … Continue reading

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Chicken Scarpariello

I first went searching for a version of this recipe after the main characters in a novel I was reading at the time paused from the murder and mayhem to enjoy a takeaway chicken dinner. Literally “shoemaker’s chicken,” this comes … Continue reading

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