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Vichyssoise

On a hot August day, what could be more refreshing than a nice bowl of… soup? Yah, youbetcha! When the soup is ice cold and creamy and so very, very tasty Vichyssoise. Otherwise known as “cold potato soup.” Some folk … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tres Leches Lemon Cake

This riff on the classic (and wicked fine) tres leches cake calls for sour cream in place of the more usual milk as part of the “three milks,” but, not to worry, this version, also, is wicked fine. And, if … Continue reading

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Green Goddess Dip and…

I have long been tempted by the thought of Green Goddess Salad Dressing. Except… most recipes I have come across  in the past called for anchovies and tarragon – two things that I have not really cared for whenever I’ve … Continue reading

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Louis Louis Louis LouEYE (Sauce)

We recently spent a week in Arizona, and were able to meet up with some good friends from back east, who were also out and about and exploring. And, as it often happens when  we get together with friends, whether … Continue reading

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A New Take on an Old Sauce

One of my all-time favorite sauces for steak, chops, lamb, burgers, other sammiches, you name it, is the barefoot contessa’s horseradish sauce. It is wicked simple to toss together, uses no funky or hard to find ingredients, and is simply … Continue reading

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Mexican Street Corn – at Home

Sooo… Is this a side dish? An appetizer? A snack? “All of ’em, Katie!” This wicked simple (and wicked tasty) take on the corn on the cob you can get from street vendors here in Chicago (and, I am guessing, … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg’s Tartar Sauce

One of our favorite new shows this season has been Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party on VH1. Each week, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg gather a couple of friends, make some cocktails, and cook based on a theme – … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Lasagna

At first glance, long time readers of this here food blog thing-y are gonna be saying: “Wait! Isn’t that Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti? What’s it doing here on a Monday? Parfait! posts are on Fridays!” But, no. This is not, in … Continue reading

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Parfait! Vichyssoise

Yep. I am going there. It is hot. It is sticky. My solution? Cold. Potato. Soup. Loaded with sour cream and heavy cream, but still, a touch lighter than my earlier versions – mebbe it’s the chicken stock. Still also … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Lemon Cake

I got this recipe in an email from the nice folk at Kraft and, since my husband loves him a citrus dessert, knew I would have to make it. The thing is… the Kraft folk called for making this as … Continue reading

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