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Pasta a la Vodka

I am WAY behind on posts. Time to get with the swing of things. Tried the pasta a la vodka. a.  Who doesn’t love pasta? b.  Who doesn’t love vodka? Seems like the perfect combo.  Plus, the last time Mark … Continue reading

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1770 House Meatloaf

Amy is coming over for dinner Friday.  This is the way our texts went: K “What do you want for dinner?” A “Whatever- just tell me what to bring.” K “Do you like meatloaf?” A  “Not really” K “Me neither” … Continue reading

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Straw and Hay with Gorgonzola

I recognize I just made a pasta- but it was so good, why mess with a good thing? Straw and Hay- weird name- and I don’t feel like it fits with the way this dish looks in her book- but … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

    Inspiration?  This left-over broccoli rabe from a recent grilled cheese I made.   Time to dabble in the new book.  Foolproof.  This spoke to me.  Lets be honest- when does sausage not speak to me?     I … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Feast!

The weekend preparations for this meal were a bit extensive…but worth it in the end! I started off visiting Uwajimaya. I went prepared, with brand names written down on my shopping list. I soon discovered I needed to look a … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Burgers

Teriyaki Hambagu Yesterday, we made the teriyaki burgers… but we called them “pork patties” as to not confuse those who believe that a burger must come with a bun. Starts with making the teriyaki sauce.  MMM… This stuff is tasty … Continue reading

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Fried Rice with Corn and Peppers

Tomorokoshi to Piman no Chahan I figure, when trying a new cookbook, I might as well start by making something that you pretty much know is going to be tasty. Fried rice of any sort I’m OK with, but corn … Continue reading

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Professor Plum Chicken and Ginger Rice

We are at the beach for a week!  We decided to kick off the week with Professor Plum Chicken and Ginger Rice.  I did most of the prep work at home and threw it in the cooler for an easy … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and Artichoke Fettuccini

    From Bev Take some noodles…   Add a delicious sauce…       It’s a lovely dinner. Bev said she would make it again.  It was a bit rich- may be less butter next time.  Ace said that … Continue reading

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Chicken with Artichokes, Peppers, and Capers

From Bev Take a look at this sauce. We decided to have it with these veggies instead of the white rice which was suggested. Ace loved it.  “It’s a winner.”  was his comment.  He thought we should try it with … Continue reading

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