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Roast Turkey with Cranberry-Orange Glaze

For this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, we decided to change the way we prepare the turkey. Over the last several years, we have placed the turkey in a brining bucket for 1-2 days with water, salt, spices and herbs. The results … Continue reading

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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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Chicken Vindaloo

Wikipedia says curry is a variety of dishes originating in the Indian subcontinent that use a complex combination of spices or herbs, usually including ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, and fresh or dried chilies. In southern India, where the word … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Beef Barbacoa

The Instant Pot® is an indispensable addition to our cooking options. The ability to take what is normally a tougher cut of meat and turn that cut into something both tender and delicious was once the sole province of slow … Continue reading

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Bean Chili with Cinnamon and Bay

Culling and reorganizing our canned and packaged goods on hand was this past week’s major project. After completing this thankless task, we are fervent advocates for standardization of expiration dates on food labels. Too often, this information is surreptitiously relegated … Continue reading

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Simple Beef Linguine Pasta with Parmesan and Basil

We decided to make a main dish of pasta and ground beef, but one of us did not want yet another version of marinara or other tomato-based sauce. This presented a bit of a challenge. Ground beef and pasta, but … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Pot Roast

We continue to sing the praises of our Instant Pot®. Whenever we let the afternoon get away from us without the pre-planning necessary for a nice dinner, the Instant Pot® comes to our rescue. This recipe is another winner; we … Continue reading

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Römertopf-Roasted Chicken and Root Vegetables

Do you know what a Römertopf is? Depending on your age, you may have received one as a wedding present and promptly relegated that present to the back of one of the deepest cupboards you rarely use. That’s a shame, … Continue reading

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Garlic and Cumin Rubbed Chicken

This baked chicken recipe comes from Pati Jinich, whose cooking show, Pati’s Mexican Table, is carried on PBS stations. The link is here. She pointed out it is not difficult to buy a whole chicken, cut it into serving pieces … 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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