Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hearty Logger’s Chili with Sausage

We were going camping this last weekend to the Olympic Peninsula.  I decided to make this chili in advance and bring it with for an easy re-heat camp dinner.     On first blush, I thought the Kielbasa was a … Continue reading

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Better-Than-Mom’s Oatmeal Cookies

I am not sure that these are better than mom’s but they are very good. However, I am not a good judge of cookies because I have never met a cookie I didn’t like. Recipe can be found on page … Continue reading

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Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Asian Noodles

In my quest to cook from all eleven categories in “Simply Classic”  tonight I was able to complete a twofer. The Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Asian Noodles was accompanied by Sesame Asparagus.  It may have been overkill with the  sesame seeds … Continue reading

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Sailor’s Skillet Bread

  In an effort not to be a slacker I started my Simply Classic cooking today.  I chose the skillet bread (page 62) because I had leftover buttermilk and the bread did not require kneading or much work.  I made … Continue reading

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TK Round Up

After two months of attempting quite a smattering of Thomas Keller delights, it was time for the actual event.  Great ladies, great conversation GREAT food.  Summer plans took quite a few people out, but we still had enough to make … Continue reading

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Oh My, Cherry Pie

First of all, I am no pie maker.  Secondly, growing up, I never liked cherry pie.  So this doesn’t seem like a likely candidate to serve to the neighborhood ladies that were coming over for wine and pie night…(I only … Continue reading

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Pecan-Walnut Bars

From Ad Hoc at Home We have been out of town so much I haven’t had the occasion to cook anything in a long time.  A weekday picnic potluck provides such opportunity. This has a delicious crust and a pecan … Continue reading

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