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Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Score another win for Nigella Lawson! This cheesecake is so very good, and so very easy to – literally – toss in the mixer, and then a springform pan and and bake; I can totally see why she has said … Continue reading

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Classic Coleslaw – Like KFC

I am a big coleslaw fan, but am also pretty picky about it. A lot of commercial slaws are taste off to me – too creamy or too vinegar-y or some such; but KFC’s coleslaw is mebbe my second fave. … Continue reading

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Cowboy Candy

I had some leftover jalapeños from making a batch of Ciao! Picollo and, well, the canning pot was still full of water, and I had lids and jars prepped anyway, so… Why not make Cowboy Candy? Cowboy Candy is basically … Continue reading

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Korean-ish Potato Salad

First; no, this fine potato salad is not made with kimchee or Gochujang or whatever you might think makes something Korean. No doubt there are as many recipe variations as there are households, but, what I think makes this a … Continue reading

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Red Onion Jam

My husband shared a Martha Stewart recipe on Facebook for grilled Gruyère sammiches with onion jam and, well, I was in! Martha had a preferred source for her onion jam, but, well, I had onions in the house after all, … Continue reading

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Blizzard Bonus! Strawberry Custard Pie

OK, so, mebbe not a blizzard, per se, but, it has been snowing more or less non stop for two days now, and, if it is not a blizzard, well, after two days and a foot or so of snow … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Liquor

It’s Monday. It’s December. Let’s make some hooch. A friend gave us a bottle of this, made by a friend of hers, and, I have to say, it took me a while to get around to really using it. But, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Waldorf Coleslaw

Big plans for the coming weekend? Socially distanced gatherings? Need to bring a salad, but tired of the same old, same old? Well, we can help! I came across this recipe for Waldorf Coleslaw in an old (1960’s, I think) … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade (with Rum!)

It was a hot and steamy August night and we had a few friends over for dinner. And drinks. Mostly, when we gather, we stick to wine, on this night a couple of lovely rosés from one of our fave … Continue reading

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Lois’ Five(!) Bean Salad

Yeh. You can keep your three bean salad, because our cousin, Lois, hass set me up with this pretty nifty five bean version, and I, for one, am not goin’ back! Also, what could be better for a summer cookout … Continue reading

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