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Not-Your-Grandma’s Creamed Corn (Better!)

You can’t imagine the deliciousness of this dish, the addictiveness of the first bite, the seductiveness of its power. It has been known to get one to promise to do chores for the cook one would never have dreamed of,  just to … Continue reading

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Chunky Mini-Potato Salad

Potato Salad is a favorite as old as time and every cook who’s ever taken it for a Company or Family get-together has a special trick to make hers/his the absolute best ever. Here’s ours. It is an award winner! … Continue reading

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Tangerine Chicken via Slow Cooker

An easy, not much muss, very little fuss for the best Tangerine Chicken you’ll ever eat. Practically all the steps for this recipe may be negotiated in advance to pour into the slow cooker on your way out the door … Continue reading

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Guacamole Chicken Rolls

These Dolled-up Chicken Breast are a good “do ahead” (finished just before) for company dinners…………… And/or for the freezer for when reheating is convenient on busy nights when dinner is required. When I make these for company, I make double simply … Continue reading

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Barbecue Beans Bake

It’s getting to be that time of year. Barbecue and picnic weather, a need for quick and easy, but sadly, taste buds don’t hanker for a vacation. This recipe is quick, using canned baked beans, canned or frozen butter beans and … Continue reading

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Quinoa & Brown Rice Salad

This recipe started out as a simple side dish salad (because it has a fantastic mix of salad veggies and ingredients in it) intended to be the “starch” part of a meal but also meant to fulfill that “salad” role. It has … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Cacciatore

Chicken and rabbit have been traditional meats in Cacciatore forever, but recently when I’d done all the prep work for the dish, only to realize I’d accidentally thawed pork loin not chicken. I decided to give it a go. As … Continue reading

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Superbowl Party Food ~ Ten Recipes You’ll Keep Forever

It’s that Superbowl time of year again and we’re just as jazzed as ever about getting the fun on the table with delicious foods, that make them stop and taste the flavors, regardless of the play-in-progress. Commenting the 50th Anniversary, we’ve got a slew … Continue reading

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Tomato Crepes (Crepes di-pomodoro)

 The way we usually serve these Tomato Crepes (Crepes di pomodoro) is in Sausage Cheese Sauce with Vegetable Medley (Salsa di formaggio salsiccia con medley di verdure). It combines Italy’s wonderful flavors with French style and technique, a fusion of the best of each, for a  unique dinner … Continue reading

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Sausage Cheese Sauce w/Vegetable Medley (Salsa di Formaggio Salsiccia con Medley di Verdure

 The way we usually serve this  Sausage Cheese Sauce w/ Vegetable Medley (Salsa di formaggio salsiccia con medley di verdure) is over Tomato Crepes (Crepes di pomodoro). Together it combines Italy’s wonderful flavors with French style and technique, a fusion of the best of each, for a totally unique dinner entrée … Continue reading

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