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Marcella Hazan Tomato Sauce

It’s been a long time friends… 2016- rough stuff.  But I’m digging out- which means cookbook club is back in full swing and I’m celebrating with a blog post.  (gasp) We had our first meeting in AGES last night and … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

OK- these aren’t really chicken pot pies.  I had made a Turkey for Amy’s birthday and had a ton of leftovers- seems like the perfect time for some Turkey Pot Pie! I don’t have much to say about this- other … Continue reading

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Conchiglie di Pasta Ripiene

or Stuffed Pasta Shells The blurb on this in the book calls it “an Italian comfort food classic!”  I couldn’t agree More. This is the first dish I am making- and I am not making it for ten people, so … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Galette

Butternut squash is one of the foods I associate with fall.  When it’s August and I don’t want summer to end I can think… well, at least there is butternut squash. So I knew that I had to try this … Continue reading

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Balsamic and Beer Braised Short Ribs

With Parsnip Puree I am a total sucker for short ribs.  Really.  The smell fills the house with mouth watering goodness.  They are hard to mess up.  They make fantastic leftovers.  What is there not to love?  Had to try. … Continue reading

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Everyday Margarita Pizza

I can’t turn down Pizza.   I would love to be that person who makes pizza at home that is honestly better than anything I can get elsewhere.  (including Serious Pie) Seriously. Actually, Pizza is the first thing that Devon … 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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BBQ Brisket

Last summer our family got a smoker- and though it is not something that we use every day- or even once a week- there are certain times that there is nothing better than  tending a huge slab of meat for … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken Skewer

My first attempt at grilling in a while… need something not too intimidating.  Can a person screw up a skewer?  I’m hoping that I can’t screw it up too bad… This is out of the Big Party Section- and though … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Salad

Last night we tried the Chicken Tortilla Salad. I had tortilla chips on hand that I was tempted to use in place of making my own strips. I didn’t think that these little strips with a hint of oil would … Continue reading

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