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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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Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Hot Sauce Vinaigrette

Nothing says “Thanksgiving” less than a tossed salad, right? But not everything for the big Thursday dinner has to lean hard on the starch and sugar. We wanted something with a lighter flavor and heavier crunch to offset the turkey … 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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Dill Pea and Cucumber Salad

We found this vegetable salad to complement the dishes we were already planning. We planned to use grape tomatoes in one of those dishes, so we wanted to use up the extras. This recipe was just what the doctor ordered, … Continue reading

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“Smoky” Cole Slaw

We were considering calling this recipe “telephone,” after the children’s game. If you’re not familiar with the game, a written message is whispered to a second person, who must remember the message and whisper that message to a third person. … Continue reading

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Chipotle Potato Salad

This one, we did not see coming. We were actually apprehensive that serving another dish with potatoes (see Low Country Shrimp Boil) would be a mistake. We envisioned having a large amount of potato salad leftovers, and we are always … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Cola Sauce

We made this recipe twice in the past week for different guests, but received identical  rave reviews. This recipe was mentioned in the current Cooking Light magazine,  but the recipe did not appear in that issue. The recipe can be … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Spicy Country Ribs

Here is the latest iteration in our search for excellent slow cooker ribs. We think this recipe comes very close to what we have been seeking. The trouble we have had with previous slow-cooker ribs is that after several hours … Continue reading

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Barbecue Pork

For Sunday dinner, we often try to find a slow cooker recipe so we can get dinner started early in the day, then finish up quickly before supper is served. This frees up the rest of the day for other … Continue reading

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