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Peach Salsa

Decades ago, now, a coworker showed up at the office on a December Monday morning with a recipe he had been given by a little old lady he had run into at some holidaze fair or other. The recipe was … Continue reading

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Thai-Style Pork Stew – New and Improved!

I have been making this tasty stew for twelve years now, and I am kinda surprised at how I am still able to improve on an already good dish. One of the big issues for serving this to a crowd … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Because, of course, I get all my most authentic Asian recipes from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, courtesy of my husband’s email; I thought that this slow cooker recipe for Mongolian Beef – by way of Taiwan Barbecue, according … Continue reading

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Deep Dish Veggie and Sausage Za!

Shhh. I have a confession to make. Even tho’ I’ve lived in greater Chicagoland for close to 20 years (!), I am not a hoooge fan o’ the deep dish pizza. I also put ketchup on my hot dogs, but … Continue reading

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Zukes! Zucchini Relish With a Kick

‘Tis the season for bounty from the garden; and, while many gardens seem to have a LOT of zucchini, there really is just so much zucchini bread or cake or oven fried sticks or summer-y salad with olive oil, onion, … Continue reading

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Sweet & Spicy Chop Pickle

My grandmother, Rachel, made her own pickle relish (she called it ‘chop pickle’) from veggies grown in her garden. I never got her recipe, but this one comes close, yielding a sweet relish of cucumber, onion, red and green bell … Continue reading

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