Monthly Archives: March 2012

Southwest Turkey Burgers

In our effort to eat healthy, we have been trying out traditional burger alternatives. One substitute we have tried several times with limited success is ground turkey burgers. The problems we encountered included the turkey burgers crumbling during the grilling, … Continue reading

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Stir-fried Beef with Basil and Chilies

We are always looking for tasty new stir-fry recipes, and we had some fresh basil on hand. So, when Mark Bittman appeared recently on the Today show, we latched on to his recipe for stir-fry beef with basil. The recipe … Continue reading

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Jicama Peach Salsa

Spring has come early here this year, so we’re moving right into some lighter fare. Even though peach is out of season, we have always liked this recipe. There’s a good balance of crunch, sweet, and heat! This recipe comes … Continue reading

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Southern Succotash

OK, we have to admit it. We’re old enough to remember the famous Sylvester the Cat and Daffy Duck line, “Suffering succotash!” Maybe the similarity of “southern succotash” and Daffy’s line had a subliminal influence on us, but more likely, … Continue reading

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Kentucky Burgoo Burgers

Kentucky burgoo is one of those regional American dishes that defies simple explanation or categorization. It is broadly described as a soup or stew made from meats or vegetables, which was cooked all day outdoors in iron kettles over an … Continue reading

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Radish, Hearts of Palm, and Tomato Salad with Cheese Mojo

This is the salad we served with the musakhan. We found this recipe in the Spring 2011 issue of Real Food. The website does not seem to have the recipe there, so we include it here.

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We made this recipe as part of a quick dinner the other night, but now we’re planning on trying it as an easy to eat appetizer for upcoming parties. This recipe is simple to prepare and quick, too. The combination … Continue reading

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