Author Archives: Kathy Thompson

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara & Amante cocktail

I have been a bit of a slacker lately. I missed the last cookbook because of hand surgery…and this time I don’t really have much of an excuse besides just not prioritizing cooking! OH THE SHAME! I did however make … Continue reading

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Apricot Breakfast Crisp

Or should I say Apple/Pear Breakfast Crisp. It is fall, and she says you can replace the apricots with apples and pears if you want…so I did. I have to say I have tried other “crisp” recipes that were better. … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas and Shells Alfredo

No photos this time…I was so hungry I forgot. By the time we were done it was all gone. So obviously this one was tasty. 🙂 First off, shelling peas. No wonder why you see old ladies sitting on their … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Cherries and Pecans

Usually I’m not one for kale, but lately I’ve had a few kale salads that I’ve enjoyed. So I decided this one sounded good…and it was. Apologies for the lack of photos. It was one of those weeks where I … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Tenderloing a la Rodriquez with Guava Glaze and Orange-Habanero Mojo

First off…Bobby likes long recipe names. 🙂 This one in particular. Regardless of the name, the dish was delish.  I didn’t end up using guava jelly because my store didn’t have it and I didn’t want to truck around town … Continue reading

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Asian Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Wild Mushroom-Soy Vinaigrette

This dish was pretty amazing. It wasn’t difficult, just a little prep with the rub and mushroom mixture. First mix all the spices for the rub in a good container. Where in the world do you find GROUND STAR ANISE? … Continue reading

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Raspberry Crumble Bars

This was my favorite so far. EASY and TASTY!Mix room temp butter and sugar till mixed. Add a tsp of vanilla, sifted flour and salt. Lightly press two-thirds of the dough into a 9×9 pan. Spread some good-quality raspberry jam … Continue reading

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