Tag Archives: Red Pepper

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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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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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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Bagel and Sausage Strata

My sister has more folk over than even us, so when she told me about this wicked tasty onion bagel and pancetta strata recipe she found in Rachael Ray’s magazine, I hunted it down on the interwebs and decided to … Continue reading

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Beet Relish

Wait! Don’t go yet. I, too, am not a real fan of the beet. I mean, sure, sliced, sea salted, and then roasted to make beet chips for a salad, but in general? No, thank you. But then, there is … Continue reading

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Snap Peas With Red Pepper, Honey, And Sesame

Last week, I participated in a really cool deal from a local family farm: I ‘attend’ an event on facebook, and, on the designated day (Tuesday, for my farm folk) I show up, pay $10, and receive a bag of … Continue reading

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Snap Pea Stir Fry

We were planning a low key New Year’s Eve dinner, Tamari and Sriracha and Tuna Steaks with home made Sriracha and Lime Mayonnaise, and Rich was poking around the produce section at Target looking for a likely veggie side. Hmmm. … Continue reading

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Mustard Tacos

Whilst thumbing through the Sunday paper coupon sections one week, I came across some always welcome French’s mustard coupons and a recipe for Tangy Tacos. Personally, I love the bright yellow – ‘kids’ mustard, as my Aunt Buzz would call … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Salsa

Just so you know, salsa doesn’t have to be made with tomatoes… One of Rich’s brothers makes a fine mango salsa that we all quite enjoy, and I am quite fond of Guzman’s cranberry salsa (especially tossed with pulled pork for … Continue reading

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