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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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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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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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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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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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Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

We debated going out for Sunday dinner versus staying home. If we stayed home, it meant devoting much of the afternoon to meal preparation. Neither choice seemed satisfactory. Fortunately, we found this recipe that allowed us a home-cooked meal with … 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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Beef and Guinness Stew

This recipe comes from recipetineats.com; the author is Nagi, from Sydney, Australia, but the flavor is dependent upon Irish beer. The chef for this stew clearly states there is no satisfactory substitute. Importantly, you will not taste any beer in … Continue reading

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Poblano Peppers and Onions

We have long been fans of Indian-American chefs. Their familiarity with complex spice and flavor blend has always impressed us. Indeed, chef Julie Sahni was the inspiration for starting our blog several years ago. Now there is another star in … Continue reading

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