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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Marinated Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli and cole slaw are not two of my husband’s favorite things. Ermmm, unlsee the broccoli is served with a lot of melted cheese on top. So… when I came across a recipe for a marinated broccoli cole slaw, and … 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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Whole Duck in the Pressure Cooker

This being the season for excess, I could not resist when my market had a special on free range, nothing added whole duck –  “Ingredients: Duck.” I do love me a bit of pan-fried duck, but the actual wrangling of … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Grilled Bok Choy

Rich was with me at the market, and for some reason, they had a huge display of bok choy in the produce department. Which then reminded him that we both really like grilled bok choy, so, why not pick some … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts, Roasted and Tossed With Feta and Pecans

I was at an unofficial Book Club (weekday, smaller crowd) lunch and my friend Mira was tossing some sprouts together with some sliced sausage to pop into the oven. No biggie, right? I mean, who doesn’t roast their sprouts anymore … Continue reading

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Èpinard Maude

A kindofa fancy name for Louisiana-style creamed spinach (nicely seasoned with zippy pepperjack cheese and stuff and absolutely none of that nutmeg malarkey). Also an hommage to my first car, a spinach colored totally terrible AMC Hornet, previously driven by … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Risotto

A friend of ours *grudgingly* gets her kids and husband to eat “mommy’s rice”  – cauliflower processed into rice-like grains and usually served Spanish-style with a spiced tomato sauce – every now and again. This version, loaded with cheese and … Continue reading

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Braised Broccoli

Really very little muss or fuss goes into making this tasty veggie side dish, especially if, as did I, you spend the extra and buy your broccoli trimmed and separated into heads (check the fresh bagged veggies in your produce … Continue reading

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Asparagus Stir Fry

I was looking for a veggie side to go with our teriyaki broiled salmon, and cobbled this recipe together from a couple of stir fry recipes I found on the web. The good thing about it – aside from the … Continue reading

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