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Potatas a la Riojana
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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!
10 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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