Tag Archives: Sugar

Julia Child’s Cranberry Relish

Yep. It is that time of year. When even small-time food blogs like mine get 100s of hits per day, everyone looking for that one perfect recipe for the big feast. Well, here it is, and you’re welcome. Some folx … Continue reading

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Blender Mousse

Back in the day, my mom would make pudding for dessert. From a mix, but not instant, and she would stand over a pot at the stove stirring for what seemed like forever while the pudding gently came together. My … Continue reading

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My Take on Maid-Rite Sammiches

Yeh. I know, they look like Sloppy Joes, but in Iowa, they are called Maid-Rite, and it seems as though most everyone has their own recipe. Brown sugar or white? Add ketchup will cooking or add it to the sammich … Continue reading

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Door County Cherry Bounce

Even on vacation, you can learn a few new things, such as… there is such a thing as a Door County Bounce Cake, kinda like a pineapple upside down cake, but made with cherries that have been soaking in vodka … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie With a Side o’ Blueberries

One of our fave desserts is Key Lime pie, and with good reason: it is tasty, but, it is also wicked simple to toss together! Especially if you buy a graham cracker crust already made from the market. One bit … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Make Peach Butter!

There’s a family gathering next month, and I have been asked to replenish the supply of Peach Butter. “But wait!” you say, “Isn’t that an awful lot of work and prep and all?” Not really, it is just four ingredients … Continue reading

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Waldorf Coleslaw

Barbecued Corned Beef? Check. Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread? Gotcha. Now, what to make for a side for our St. Patrick’s Day feast? How about a nice Waldorf Salad, but with a twist? Hint, it’s all about teh cabbage. INGREDIENTS Dressing: … Continue reading

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Air Fried Potstickers and Sauce!

So, yeh, we had these for dinner one night, with baked veggie bird’s nests, and it was wicked tasty. It was also wicked easy, because the potstickers and the bird’s nests were straight out of Trader Joe’s freezer case. No … Continue reading

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Another Onion Jam

A bit over a week ago, I posted about a most excellent Balsamic Onion Jam that was wicked simple and pretty darned tasty on burgers and other sammiches. It put me in mind of another Onion Jam I had made … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Sauce

When I first came across this recipe, over a decade ago, it was called Indian Sweet and Sour Sauce, and was a key ingredient needed to make Manchurian… an Indo-Chinese hybrid taste treat that is basically, my most favorite of … Continue reading

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