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Potatas a la Riojana
9 years ago

Potatas a la Riojana

If  I am only going to eat one meal today it might as well be a good one! I spent the day outside cleaning up the yard, helping out at …
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Oven Roasted Mahi Mahi, Creamed Beet Greens, fresh bread

Nothing fancy tonight, a bit of fish, some creamed beet greens and a bit of bread.

Some nice pieces of mahi mahi.

Salt & pepper and hot paprika Into a …
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Thai Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin is a highly versatile and today I made a Vegetarian Pumpkin Curry. This recipe is adapted from About.com’s Darlene Schmidt recipe. A rich dish, citrus tang and mild glow …
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Pumpkin with cranberry wild rice

A friend dropped off some nice little pumpkins. Sometimes a light dinner is in order. A pumpkin, some wild rice and cranberries. Simple.

Preheat oven to 350F. Halve the pumpkin …
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Oven Roasted Beets
9 years ago

Oven Roasted Beets

Back in late August we put in some radishes and beets. The radishes have all been harvested and eaten, and I have a few beets waiting to be roasted.  Simple …
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Giardiniera by the numbers
9 years ago

Giardiniera by the numbers

If you’ve ever had an Italian beef sandwich in the Chicago area, chances are you had Giardiniera on it. Giardiniera is a mixture of garden veggies, diced small, pickled in …
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Lamb Chops, Brussels Sprouts and White Beans
9 years ago

Lamb Chops, Brussels Sprouts and White Beans

One of my favorite meals is lamb chops.  I started these yesterday. 

Let’s start with the marinade. Olive oil, rosemary, garlic, Calamata olives. Chop the garlic. Strip the rosemary. Place …
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Crock Pot Pulled Beef Tacos
9 years ago

Crock Pot Pulled Beef Tacos

For some reason colder weather triggers my desire for red meat.

I was shopping last night and picked up a big beef roast. As I have a long day today and needed …
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Apple Butter – a taste of autumn preserved!
9 years ago

Apple Butter – a taste of autumn preserved!

Yesterday the DW and I went out to an apple orchard to walk around, get some apples, and some apple cider donuts. The doughnuts were sublime, light, fluffy and warm, …
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