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As most all of our friends and family know, “we do not follow teh golf,” which meant that this past weekend and all the brouhaha mostly slipped by unnoticed chez nous. Except… one of the players is dating my husband’s … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs

I was scrolling through one of those news aggregator sites and I came across an article where they tasted and compared frozen meatballs. I love articles like this because, sometimes the results are a surprise – like when Target’s canned … Continue reading

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Medianoche Salad Dressing

Longtime readers of this blog may recall how very much I like Medianoche (midnight) Mayonnaise on my Cuban sammiches. Now, with the addition of one or two (your choice) simple ingredients, sour cream and heavy cream, I’ve turned it into … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Cheese Spread

Chalk up another winning concept from the nice folx who do our weekly food kits! This tasty spinach and cream cheese spread worked a treat as a burger topping, but you would also be well served to slather this on … Continue reading

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Yeh. I can see where there might could be some confusion and doubt out there, but… Bleu cheese works a treat with avocados! Score another hoooge win for Nigella Lawson, who suggests serving this wicked tasty nosh with blue chips, … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Creamsicle Cheesecake

And, just when you think it safe to smugly disparage jello, along comes something wonderful like this… A cheesecake that tastes like one of those orange and vanilla creamsicles. Oh, and it is Guten-frikkin-Free! So. Bonus! The nice folk at … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Guinness (Cake)!

It’s April, and so it was time to celebrate my husband’s birthday by having friends over to share a cocktail, some Thai-Style Stew, rather a lot of wine, and, of course, this tasty take on a chocolate Guinness cake. The … Continue reading

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Creamy Penne Florentine With Chicken

This week’s posts have been based around “help.” My bread machine dealt with the tedious kneading and first rise for my French Bread; and a jar of Cajun-style Shrimp Stew made for a pretty fantastic dinner with next to no … Continue reading

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Horseradish Sauce

Yeh, you could just buy a jar at the market, but, and trust me on this, home made is so very much better! And… with the weekend coming, a jar of this in the fridge will make most anything, burgers, … Continue reading

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Air Fryer Pork Flautas al Pastor

This recipe is a variation on another food kit that we quite enjoyed, though the food kit used thinly sliced pork and, going forward, I am gonna use ground pork. If pork doesn’t work for you, feel free to substitute … Continue reading

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