Monthly Archives: December 2014

Smashed New Potatoes with Peas, Lemon, and Pearl Onions

If you’re looking for a substitute for the traditional mashed potatoes at the holidays, this is worth a look. We always run the risk of offending the holiday purists, but we think those traditions can just get boring! Seriously, know … Continue reading

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Beet-Orange Salad

If you’re looking for a fresh take on salad, here’s our suggestion. This one may sound strange, but the results are wonderful! We served this for one of our holiday meals, and we were surprised how many rave reviews we … Continue reading

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Cranberry Salsa

Here’s a recipe that won over all the skeptics; when we told family and friends we were serving a salsa with cranberries, we got a number of pained looks. Most thought this was just another lame attempt to preserve the … Continue reading

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Amish Beef and Noodles

We often come back to this recipe, like a visit to an old friend. The recipe originally comes from Marcia Adams in her book Cooking from Quilt Country, hence, the recipe’s name. We purchased that cookbook in the 1990’s; it … Continue reading

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