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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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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

If you are old enough, you may have bad memories about Brussels sprouts from your childhood. Turns out, you have some justification for such memories. Not only were your tastebuds less well refined back then, but Brussels sprouts were different … Continue reading

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Sausage Skillet Dinner

We found this recipe in the John Wayne Cast Iron Official Cookbook, (2017, Topix Media Lab). We purchased the cookbook after seeing most of the recipes are made in a cast iron skillet. Our cast iron skillet has been underused, … Continue reading

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Potatoes Braised in White Wine

We apologize for the hiatus in posts. Hopefully, our new oven will get us back on track. This recipe comes from food writer and former New York Times journalist, Mark Bittman. His recent newsletter featured twelve ways to prepare potatoes. … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Chicken

We have found sheet pan meals to be a disarming retort to the dreaded “What’s for dinner?” whine. This recipe also seems to bring summer to the table. We found this gem from Debbie Matenopoulos on the Hallmark’s Home & … Continue reading

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One-Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

One-pot meals not only simplify meal preparation but kitchen clean-up as well. We recently made this dish from marthastewart.com to rave reviews from the family. For authenticity, use cooked black beans, but as the website notes, any other drained beans … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Hummus

This household loves hummus and salsa. We are always looking for some variation on either appetizer. This recipe from Cooking Light December 2012, was simple and delicious. Ingredients 3 Tbsp creamy peanut butter 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp … Continue reading

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