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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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The Best Swedish Meatballs

Classic Swedish meatballs include bread (often day-old) soaked in milk. This recipe appealed to us because the milk product (heavy cream) goes into the gravy, not the meatballs. And the gravy is the star of the show! No disrespect to … Continue reading

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Beef Tenderloin

In a nod to the Italians, we served beef tenderloin along with lasagna for Christmas dinner. After the antipasti, a formal Italian menu usually has primi and secondi courses. The primi often features pasta (hence, the lasagna) and il secondo … Continue reading

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Beef Tenderloin with Veggies

Sorry, no review of restaurant cuisine or fabulous nightlife from New Year’s Eve here. Instead, we stayed home and made this great dish for a cold, cold night. Thanks to Joy Bauer on the Today show for giving us a … Continue reading

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Beer-Braised Chicken with Parsnips and Carrots

Happy New Year! We had extra root vegetables and no interest in heading out into the subzero temperatures to go to the grocery store. This recipe from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street magazine (January/February 2018) got our attention. We had all … Continue reading

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Royal Riviera Pear Salad

We received some scrumptious pears from Harry & David as a Christmas present from some special relatives. It was tempting to just dive in and eat the pears as snacks, but we had enough resolve to save two of those … Continue reading

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Arugula, Blueberry and Corn Salad

We like to include a green salad offering to our party guests. Though this recipe did not necessarily meet the Low Country theme, we thought this salad would be a great summer treat. We were right! We now refer to … Continue reading

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Pork Medallions with Cranberry Mustard Sauce

Some of us have a love-hate relationship with cranberries. We know they are a traditional food for the holidays, but we have been victims of so many bad cranberry preparations that we dread putting that relish/chutney/”What is that?” on our … Continue reading

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Pear and Winter Lettuce Salad

We have often heard the cliche, “the most expensive food is the food you throw away.” In an effort to avoid such expense, we needed a salad recipe that would allow us to use some ripe pears we had on … Continue reading

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California Avocado Deviled Eggs

Here is one more recipe from the California-themed party, and many of our guests thought this was one of the best deviled egg recipes they had ever tasted. Kudos to the California Avocado Growers once again! Here’s the link.

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