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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Swiss Chard

We had leftover farfalle pasta from a recent recipe (check our earlier January 2018 blog entries), and we came across a recipe for pasta, Italian sausage, and Swiss chard. Of course, we could not leave the recipe alone; modification and … Continue reading

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Crispy Orange Beef

Take out isn’t always the best option. Here’s a flavorful, simple alternative to the little paper containers from your local Chinese take-out favorite. This gem comes from Allrecipes.com (by BEC). The recipe takes some preparation, but the results are well … Continue reading

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Best of British Pot-Roast Beef

Here’s a toothsome addition to your slow cooker repertoire. Americans may not be familiar with topside beef roast, which is what this recipe calls for. This cut comes from the inner muscle of the cow thigh, and is both tender … 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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Manhattan Strip Roast

This is one of our Christmas Day favorites. Our grocery store has this special cut only during the holidays, so we try not to miss a chance to make this whenever it’s available. Directions Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. … 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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Beer Can Bacon Burgers

For the meat lovers out there, you have to try this dish. Now that recipes for beer can chicken abound, someone had to try this–beer can burgers. We’re not kidding! So for our Memorial Day cookout, we decided to try … Continue reading

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