Tag Archives: white wine

Baked Jalapeño Cheddar Risotto

Wait. What? Baked Risotto? Yep. In all its rich and creamy goodness; just with way less stirring. In truth, I featured a version of this recipe with a cranberry white Cheddar earlier this year, and we quite liked it; but … Continue reading

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This Sauce, Though…

First, I made a tasty batch of Iberian Meatballs – a blend of ground pork and Portuguese garlic sausage and other tasty things, sweety darlings. Then, I made the sauce. It is hard to describe how such a simple blending … Continue reading

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Cheatin’ Cheese Fondue

So, thanks to our Canadian cousins, I am now hopelessly in love with fondue. I went on Amazon and dropped a bit of cash for this pretty terrific ceramic pot. And the stand and burner. And the fondue forks. All … Continue reading

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Parfait! Pressure Cooker Whole Chicken

This Parfait! recipe, to me, perfectly illustrates this week’s Food For Thought quote from the most esteemed Douglas Adams in, that, in my mebbe not so humble opinion, this is the way chicken should be done. And possibly duck, too. … Continue reading

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Creole Pork Chops With Lemon and Thyme

My husband came across this recipe somewhere on the faceplace, and, when he shared it to my wall, a bunch of our friends volunteered to come over for a taste test. I am always good for that, but, this recipe … Continue reading

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Pressure Cooker Cheddar Risotto

One of my favorite presents last year was one I didn’t even know I wanted; a “multi pot” combination pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and, the real reason my husband bought it for me, risotto maker. And, let me … Continue reading

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Fresh Mussels

So, I have a confession to make: When I‘ve made mussels at home in the past, I usually start with the frozen stuff from the market. I mean, I still make my own white wine and garlic sauce for cooking … Continue reading

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Swordfish Scarpariello

I hadn’t made chicken scarpariello – literally shoemaker’s chicken – and had a taste for it. I also happened to have a packet of swordfish steaks in the freezer, and got to thinking that the combination of white wine, fresh … Continue reading

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Parfait! Double Orange Spritzer

I woke this morning to Rich’s iPhone weather report of 100% humidity and no real breeze of the lake. Bummer. Fortunately, we have central air and freshly installed energy insulating draperies that I’ve drawn over our Southwest exposure patio doors … Continue reading

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Limoncello Sangria

When last we left the kitchen a fresh batch of limoncello had been brewed, just in time for the holidays! Now, what to do with it? Serving it on the rocks is nice, or, as my sister does, splashed over … Continue reading

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