Monthly Archives: January 2018

Pork Medallions on Apple Compote with Black Pepper Cider Sauce

Wolfgang Puck’s column in our local newspaper carried this recipe recently. The dish is simple enough for a weeknight meal, but could also be the basis for a special dinner. The recipe calls for a total of one cup of … Continue reading

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Instant Pot “Rotisserie” Chicken

This recipe comes from recipe developer Marjorie, from Alabama via the website apinchofhealthy.com. Rotisserie chicken in a pressure cooker? Needless to say, we were both intrigued and skeptical. But we’re game to try almost anything with our new pressurized cooking … Continue reading

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Beef and Guinness Stew

This recipe comes from recipetineats.com; the author is Nagi, from Sydney, Australia, but the flavor is dependent upon Irish beer. The chef for this stew clearly states there is no satisfactory substitute. Importantly, you will not taste any beer in … Continue reading

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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Swiss Chard

We had leftover farfalle pasta from a recent recipe (check our earlier January 2018 blog entries), and we came across a recipe for pasta, Italian sausage, and Swiss chard. Of course, we could not leave the recipe alone; modification and … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk and Spinach

Coconut soup not your idea for a hearty winter meal? This recipe may change your mind. Flavorful and satisfying, we are planning to add this dish to our routine January fare, and the recipe is simple enough for a weeknight … Continue reading

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Crispy Orange Beef

Take out isn’t always the best option. Here’s a flavorful, simple alternative to the little paper containers from your local Chinese take-out favorite. This gem comes from Allrecipes.com (by BEC). The recipe takes some preparation, but the results are well … Continue reading

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Best of British Pot-Roast Beef

Here’s a toothsome addition to your slow cooker repertoire. Americans may not be familiar with topside beef roast, which is what this recipe calls for. This cut comes from the inner muscle of the cow thigh, and is both tender … Continue reading

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