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Veggie Jambalaya…ermmm, with shrimp and sausage

My sister was driving out for a vist from the East Coast. One of our cousin’s dad lives a couple of towns over from my village in far northeastern Illinois, so they decided to share the drive and take two, … Continue reading

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Italian Roasted Pork Tenderloin

First; allow me to apologize to whomever posted the original version of this most excellent recipe. I normally pay attention and note where I’ve found a particular recipe or idea, but this time, I messed up. Second, allow me to … Continue reading

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Michigan Cheese Spread

Technically, the very nice lady and former coworker who gave me this recipe – years ago, now – calls this a cheese ball; but it has always worked better for me as a spread. Pretty frikkin’ fantastic with veggies, but … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Coronation Chicken

So… I read. A LOT. And… I read a LOT of mysteries. And… a lot of those mysteries are set in the U.K. And… many of those mysteries, whether featuring a psychic plumber or a gay vampire history/romance author seem … Continue reading

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Portland Style Potted Cheese

Who knew there were so many regional potted cheese spreads around? This particular version, based on Potted Judy from The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar in Portland, OR, is kinda interesting, I think, for the grated onion, the beer, … Continue reading

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Red Eye Barbecue Sauce

Lot’s of folk know Red Eye Gravy, that tasty mélange of coffee, bacon, and stuff slathered over ham, grits, biscuits, what have you. But… Red Eye Barbeque sauce? Yep! And, boy howdy, is it tasty! I screwed up a wee, … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Relish

It took me two weeks, and not a little bit of research, but I finally worked my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of veggies from a local farm. So far, I’d made Green Tomato Chow Chow, Red Cabbage Chow … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chop Pickle

‘Tis the season… whether you garden or, like me, participate in a local family farm’s “goody bag” promotion (ours is called Mystery Bag); you will come back from your garden or farm with a bunch of cucumber. I was gonna … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Quesadillas

Oh, bother! I had made my new fave no-gluten meatloaf (with oatmeal crumbs replacing the bread), and I kinda overdid the veggies added, yielding me a tasty, pretty healthy (with all those extra veggies and all), but very crumbly meatloaf. … Continue reading

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