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Pápa Sauce

We were having friends over for a bit of wine drinking and, coincidentally, dinner. It was a fine June Saturday afternoon and evening, so I opted to convert an old favorite – Puerto Rican Pork Roast – into a marinated … Continue reading

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Parfait(ish)! Better Berries!

I have covered this nifty trick for improving your berries – or, most any fruit, really – in other posts, which makes it a Parfait! (repeat) post. But! It would seem that I haven’t spotlighted just the method of macerating … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

As it happened; I made way too much Thai-Style Pineapple Salmon for our Easter feast; so, we had leftovers. Also, as it happened; I came across a very nice looking recipe for a lemon basil vinaigrette that I thought would … Continue reading

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Drunken Grapes

Just in time for the new year – here’s a way to up your alcohol consumption whilst seeming to be healthy (we call it “Drinking Wisconsinbly” around about here)! You steep grapes in a blend of prosecco and vodka, then … Continue reading

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No Bake, Gluten-Free Cheesecake

Every gathering needs to have a little sumpin’ sumpin’ sweet at the end, most particularly at this time of year; so when we set the date for our holidaze Book Club lunch, I set to thinking about a dessert. Our … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

Y’know, I make a batch of this stuff three or four times a year – I literally add it to just about everything savory that I make – so I am kinda surprised that has been two years since I … Continue reading

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Vodka Pie Crust

So, yeh, I came across this recipe, and I was intrigued. Vodka? In a pie crust? Turns out, it works a treat! Tasty, and oh! so flaky! You are gonna want to make you this pie crust! Note: this recipe … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Macerated Peaches

Yesterday, I posted a really nice (and gluten free!) recipe for a baked cheese blintz casserole. Today, we’re gonna prep some fruit to scatter over the top of your blintz slices. How about peaches? The market had some nice white … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Lemon Curd Yogurt Sauce

SO, yes, I’ve done versions of this macerated fruit salad before, with Limoncello, and another version with Cointreau in place of the Limoncello. And all with that tasty lemon curd yogurt and honey sauce. This time, I was going to … Continue reading

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