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Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

As we have commented on previously, there are famous local establishments that make “juicy Lucy” cheeseburgers in which the cheese is actually inside the burger patty rather than the traditional melted on top. Well, we had leftover mashed potatoes and … Continue reading

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Honey Sriracha Lime Chicken Wings

We now have another cooking device on our kitchen counter. We plan to put this combination air fryer and toaster oven through its paces. How better to get started than this Super Bowl Sunday recipe for chicken wings? This recipe … Continue reading

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Pear Upside Down Cake

Here is the second pear recipe we made recently. This is a variation on pineapple upside cake, which has long historical roots. So does the cast iron skillet in which this cake is prepared. Here is one relevant online history: … Continue reading

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Glazed Meatloaf

Here is an improvement on the humble meatloaf. Not a fan? Well, we recommend you give this recipe a look. Julia Collin Davison of America’s Test Kitchen fame, shared this recipe recently on the Home & Family show on the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa

Always in search of a tasty slow cooker meal, this recipe got our attention. We are leery of recipes that put too much liquid into the slow cooker. So much liquid normally releases from the solid foods in the slow … Continue reading

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Sweet (and Hot) Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

A recent dinner at a local restaurant (Redstone Grill in Maple Grove) led one of us to lobby for a Brussels sprouts dish on the Thanksgiving menu. That recipe had a honey glaze, smoked bacon and a sriracha aioli. We … Continue reading

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Chard and Sausage with Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

This recipe calls for rainbow chard, likely for the variety of color, but there is a flavor component to this choice as well. Rainbow chard is not an actual varietal of chard, but a mix of  chard varietals including white-stemmed … Continue reading

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Coffee-Roasted Carrots

Only one of us is a coffee drinker. One isn’t even fond of mocha-flavored this or that. However, this use of coffee brings us together. Coffee-roasted carrots is an idea attributed to famed California chef Daniel Patterson. This recipe from … Continue reading

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Yam and Apple Bake

We’re a little slow this year in getting some of our Thanksgiving dishes on the blog. This recipe comes from  Casey Stewart of Stockton, California. It was printed in the Thanksgiving 2015 issue of the Penzey’s  catalog on page 35. This is … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney

Some people are afraid of mangoes. There is grounds for that fear; it takes some expertise to pick out the ripe mangoes, at least if you frequent supermarkets like the ones we shop at. Then when it comes time to … Continue reading

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