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Crusty Potatoes and Creamed Feta Cheese

We spent the week of Thanksgiving with my sister and her family, and one night for dinner, she had mentioned thinking of making a barefoot contessa recipe of potatoes coated with olive oil, then rolled in a salt and herb … Continue reading

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Pickled Avocado

Stop right there. No, this is not a recipe to “preserve” avocados by canning the suckers and stashing ’em on a shelf in your pantry. This is, however, a wicked tasty way to add a big punch of flavor to … Continue reading

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Parfait! Nigella’s Chicken

One of our favorite ways to have chicken, this recipe, from Nigella Lawson, is also wicked simple to toss together and flexible, to boot! Have a whole chicken? Perfect! Pieces? Also perfect! Planning on grilling? No problem! Roasting? Ditto! You … Continue reading

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Honey Roasted Pecans With Rosemary

My husband follows Sweet Paul on facebook, and around about once a month or so, he forwards me a link to something he’d like me to try. As it happened, I needed some spiced nuts for a salad I’d been … Continue reading

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Carrots and Radishes Roasted in Coconut Oil

‘Tis the season (or at least getting there) to be thinking of oven roasted veggies, and I was thinkin’ of carrots and radishes and, with a little help from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook (THX, Kirsten!), I was also thinkin’ of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam With Riesling and Rosemary

So, yeh, strawberry jam in your slow cooker; flavored with a bit of sweet German wine and rosemary. Not too, too bad. And definitely worth the time to make, just don’t expect a lot of jam from your two pounds … Continue reading

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Parfait! Nigella’s Chicken

A new Trader Joe’s opened kindasorta close to our house a while ago, and we decided to check it out. The one (previously) closest to us was always packed with rude, pushy shoppers, and I always needed to psych myself … Continue reading

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Rosemary Steaks with Garlic Kalamata Olive Mayonnaise

For Mehran, who liked the steak, but really liked the mayonnaise, a bonus holiday post. Rich found this recipe in a Better Homes and Gardens grilling magazine we picked up at a market somewhere. The original recipe called for porterhouse … Continue reading

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One Chicken, Two (mebbe 3 or 4 or 5) Ways

We are quite fond of the free-range organic whole chicken from Trader Joe’s, and I always try to keep one or two in the freezer. When I make a whole chicken, I never think about plain old roasting it whole … Continue reading

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4 Mustard Roast Pork Tenderloin

Our friends Barb and Justin buy a lot of their meats – mostly pork products – from this place just up the road from us in Pleasant Prairie; and Barb gave us a tenderloin and a couple of bacon-wrapped chops … Continue reading

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