Tag Archives: Peperoncini

Sloppy Joes With a Difference

The nice folk at Southern Living shared a recipe for Sloppy Joes made with Dr Pepper and peperoncini (!) – and so, of course, I had to try it. With a few tweaks here and there. I also opted to … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Antipasto Salad

I came across the original version of this recipe on a facebook page I quite like: Recipe Clippings. They post old recipes they have come across in newspapers, pamphlets, magazine ads, and the like. At first, this was a layered … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

Yeh. It’s January 2, so, technically, the holidaze are over… But… I still have some celebratin’ to do; and what better way to celebrate with friends and family with a delicious layered dip that tastes a whole heckuva lot like … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Mustard Jardinière Salad

I thought I would close out this week of adding Honey Mustard salad dressing to egg salad and Catalina salad dressing to steak for tacos by adding the both of them to… wait for it… macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner) … Continue reading

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Catalina Steak Tacos

This is a kinda weird – but very tasty – taco combination that may leave some of the taco purists out there cold and dismayed. I don’t really care, these were fine – if ‘untraditional’ – tacos, and, they helped … Continue reading

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Best! Couscous Salad

So. Couscous. Tiny balls of semolina turned into one of our very favorite salads. Pretty quick. Pretty simple. Pretty darned tasty – and – mebbe even a bit better the next day! INGREDIENTS •3/4 cup pearl couscous •1 cup stock, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Warm Tomato Relish

First, let us deal with the whole ‘warm’ thing… this relish is pretty darned nice warm from the pot and spread on crusty, but it is also more than fine canned and enjoyed later, on its own, added to recipes … Continue reading

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Steak ‘n Horseradish ‘Za!

I was cleaning out the freezer downstairs and, in a corner, way in da back, I came across what, once, was two beeyootiful strip steaks; now sadly frosted and just a bit freezer burned. I didn’t want to just toss … Continue reading

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Feta and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

We were planning to picnic at a Ravinia concert for July Fourth, and I was looking for foods that I wouldn’t have to worry too much about; like cantaloupe salsa and this non-mayonnaise based pasta salad. We had coolers and … Continue reading

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4-Cheese Stuffed Shells With Artichoke and Spinach

See… here’s the deal: I liked this recipe, from the very nice folk at Cooking Light, but I believe it has some issues. First off: the whole bidness of ‘lite’ and reduced whatever cheeses. Nope, not gonna do it; most … Continue reading

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