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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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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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Dry-Brined Turkey

This year we decided to try a dry brine approach to preparing the Thanksgiving turkey. We have had great success over several years with a wet brine recipe from Emeril Lagasse. That recipe is also on this blog. This dry … Continue reading

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Kare Raisu (Japanese Curry with Rice)

The Japanese term for curry is kare, and this is a great curry recipe. This recipe empties out the spice cabinet and the vegetable drawer. We credit this recipe to Daniel Gritzer at seriouseats.com. The dashi called for is a … Continue reading

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Smoky Grilled Vegetables with Cilantro-Mint Drizzle

We had the grill going and the hickory chips smoking. Luckily, we found this grilled vegetable dish to prepare alongside the chicken thighs. Even better, the herb drizzle for the recipe matched the profile for the thighs, too! You will … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Roast with Red Wine Gravy

If you’re not familiar with Romertopf®, it is a type of earthenware. The Römertopf® is made using some types of clay. The clay is porous and left unglazed, allowing the Romertopf® to breathe during the cooking process. Food cooked in … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are great, but the usual preparation requires the better part of an hour in the oven. That’s OK if you don’t have any other dishes requiring other temperature settings in competition for time in the oven. Reheating is … Continue reading

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