Tag Archives: Parfait!

Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

Also known as “Corn Crack” by some friends, because they simply cannot stop eat it; this really is a perfect, and perfectly simple to make, snack for most any time. A large, non-stick pan (I love my Copper Chef) and … Continue reading

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Parfait! Jardinière Salad

Sure and all, pasta salad is a staple for summer meals, but it is also quite nice on a cold winter’s evening – and this pasta salad has a wee, tiny bit extra… Macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner), and Catalina … Continue reading

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Parfait! THE Barbecue Sauce – Classic AND Zippy

And dear friend needed to get away to somewhere and so, after caution and testing, she drove out to spend Thanksgiving week with us. Unlike with past visits, there were no trips downtown, no extended shopping at galleries or the … Continue reading

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Parfait! Swiss Turkey Casserole

We recently had some friends over for birthday celebrations, and the timing was perfect to do a Thanksgiving test-run while also celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving. Air Fryer Turkey Breasts and Italian Beef Stuffing were thoroughly enjoyed, but, as with most feast … Continue reading

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Parfait! Waldorf Coleslaw

Big plans for the coming weekend? Socially distanced gatherings? Need to bring a salad, but tired of the same old, same old? Well, we can help! I came across this recipe for Waldorf Coleslaw in an old (1960’s, I think) … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tres Leches Lemon Cake

This riff on the classic (and wicked fine) tres leches cake calls for sour cream in place of the more usual milk as part of the “three milks,” but, not to worry, this version, also, is wicked fine. And, if … Continue reading

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Parfait! Fractured Tacos

And so, nine years later, we revisit my Aunt Buzz’s Fractured Taco Casserole. I have taken a few more steps away from my favorite Aunt’s 1960’s casserole; adding refried black beans to the taco meat and using tortilla chips in … Continue reading

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Parfait! Corn on the Cob – Grilled or Roasted

It was a good day for grilling – a surprise, actually, since we’ve had snow and cold and high winds and just about everything but toads and locusts – and I had some corn and a plan. One really nice … Continue reading

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Parfait! Quiche aux Jambon (Ham Quiche)

This old, classic brunch favorite also happens to work a treat for dinner! It even, if you take my sister’s lead and start with a good store-bought pie crust, can be considered a simple, toss-together meal! Think about it. The … Continue reading

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Parfait! Blanched Asparagus

I love this recipe! The asparagus is nicely crisp-tender, a beautiful bright green, and works a treat in everything from salads to appetizer trays to being added to rice, soups, or stews. I also get questions and comments from friends; … Continue reading

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