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Layered Pistachio Dessert

Catchy name, no? But… that really is what this is; a layer of walnut pastry, topped with a layer of  cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar whipped together with some cool whip, then a layer of pistachio pudding; all topped with … Continue reading

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Devil’s Rain Salad (NICE!)

I was minding my own bidness, reading a mystery, when one of the main characters starts preparing dinner: grilled steaks, twice baked potatoes, and Devil’s Rain Salad. A quick search of da Google told me that it was a spicy, … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 32: Nut Pie

This recipe, from mom’s Tampa Sewing Class, is a pretty simple to toss together and tasty dessert. Except for the fact that it comes out in pieces. Of course, that could’ve been due to the fact that – oops! – … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 2: Roasted Broccoli & Garlic Pasta

Your choice of pasta, cooked and tossed with freshly roasted broccoli, garlic, and walnuts along with a wee, tiny bit of butter and some Parmesan cheese. Nice, and wicked simple to put together; this dinner idea from the big bag … Continue reading

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Basil and Walnut Pesto for Caprese Naan ‘Za!

This year’s batch o’ basil is doing quite well, ThankYouVeryMuch. I don’t know if it’s the close proximity to the porch maple or some other mystery factor, but the only time the beetles have found it this year is the … Continue reading

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Pecans (or Walnuts), Candied and Spiced

A friend of mine was recently bemoaning the bother of blanching nuts, and I must confess that I was confused – I have found this method to be almost ridiculously easy. Now, admittedly, he was talking about almonds, which I … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day! Oh, and Spiced Nuts!

Ermmm, as you can see, our bird is still under wraps – literally. I’ve covered it in cheesecloth and poured a bourbon, brown sugar, and apple cider marinade over all, then covered and stashed the works downstairs to be dealt … Continue reading

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Walnut Cookies

Well… the OFFICIAL title of this first place winner of the 2010 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest is ‘Grandma’s Walnut Horns’ – but I know neither Beth Grabowski nor her granny – so let’s just cut to the chase: these … Continue reading

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