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Pistachio (!) Pesto

Like most folk, we love us a nice pesto, but, I have been hesitant to make it because, well, I don’t have a whole lot of confidence in the quality of the pine nuts most usually associated (along with the … Continue reading

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Building a Better Burger

Everyone, it seems, has a secret burger recipe that makes theirs the best by far; and then they go and share it everywhere. Me too. I am not gonna claim that this is the ne plus ultra of burgers. But … Continue reading

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(Kinda) Cowboy Chowder

My husband came across this chowder recipe on delish.com, and thought it would make for a nice dinner. I agreed, but thought that potatoes and corn in a soup might could be a bit of a starch overkill, so imagine … Continue reading

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Coconut Basil Shrimp

This was a hoooge hit with visiting family over the weekend. Shrimp marinated in coconut milk, honey, and Tamari with green chiles, garlic, and ginger; then sautéed with onion, red pepper and basil. I did (of course) make a few … Continue reading

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Green Goddess Dip and…

I have long been tempted by the thought of Green Goddess Salad Dressing. Except… most recipes I have come across  in the past called for anchovies and tarragon – two things that I have not really cared for whenever I’ve … Continue reading

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My Take on Sofrito

Before we even start, let me just say that I know that this is not the sofrito my niece’s grandmother would have made. And I am OK with that. See, my husband does not care for green peppers, and I … Continue reading

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Amatriciana Sauce

One of my favorite places to go for breakfast is The Florentine in Chicago – mostly because of their over easy eggs served on top of a spicy pancetta and tomato sauce with grilled sourdough bread slices on the side. … Continue reading

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Thai-Style Pineapple Salmon

We were talking about what to have for Easter dinner, and both decided that we could skip the traditional ham or lamb. Then, I came across a recipe for Baked Pineapple Salmon from the nice folk at delish.com, and knew … Continue reading

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Pineapple Relish

I was reading a novel, and one of the characters was enjoying pineapple relish on something or other, so, quicklikeabunny, I went to da Google, where I found a recipe for Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Pineapple Relish on Rachael Ray’s … Continue reading

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Parfait! Rémoulade Redux

Folk tend to freak out a bit over rémoulade; I mean, it sounds so very French that it must be complicated and involved to make! Nope. I mean, you can start by making your own mayonnaise, but, if you already … Continue reading

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