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Tartar Sauce

OK, we understand this is a post for a condiment you can easily purchase at your local grocery store. And we agree you can probably purchase that jar of sauce for less than the cost of the ingredients to make … Continue reading

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Roast Beef Hash

We decided to make our own hash for the beer can bacon burgers in the previous recipe. This recipe not only made great hash stuffing for the burgers, but some of our guests wanted to eat the hash by itself! … Continue reading

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Pine Pepper Port

We saw this drink prepared by Joanne Weir’s student on a recent episode of her TV cooking show, “Joanne Weir Gets Fresh.” The drink was described as an upscale alternative to a margarita. Unfortunately, we could not find the recipe … Continue reading

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Sweet, Salt and Spice Walnuts

Here are the walnuts you need for the previous salad recipe from Joanne Weir. We made the entire 2 cups of walnuts called for in this recipe, so we had extra nuts for a great snack. We do not recommend … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrot and Dill Hummus

We make hummus just about every weekend; hummus has become the appetizer of choice when family or friends come over. Since we make hummus so frequently, we are constantly looking for a way to change things up, and this version … Continue reading

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Vanilla Waffles

We enjoy waffles for a leisurely weekend breakfast. Leisurely is the key word. If you only have time for toaster “waffles” or are accustomed to the flavor of Bisquick, then this recipe is not for you. For the rest of … Continue reading

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Ultimate Chicken Curry

This recipe came to us by a circuitous route. We saw it in the December 5, 2015, edition of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The newspaper’s food editor, Jess Fleming, published her version of this recipe, claiming that it the … Continue reading

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Stuffed Hamburgers

We live near the places that claim they invented the Ju(i)cy Lucy, a hamburger with cheese in the center of the burger, rather than on top. There are disagreements in how to prepare such a burger, the cheese used, and … 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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Chicken Paprikash

This recipe in the Winter 2013 edition of the Penzey’s catalog got our attention, so we decided to make it. The author is Suzanne Balog of Boulder, Colorado. The recipe can be found from the Penzey’s website.

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