All Recipes

12-Jan-2014

5-minute microwave chocolate cake

Fast and easy. Cake.

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07-Sep-2011

Alfredo Sauce

A creamy, cheesy sauce to go over pasta or other things.

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04-Mar-2013

Amianym Minnestrone

From an online friend.

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23-Nov-2011

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

A simple vinaigrette salad dressing, can also be used for a marinade.

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16-Nov-2014

Apple Crostata with Cheddar Crust (Martha Stewart)

From Martha Stewart, this looks super tasty.

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16-Nov-2014

Apple and Onion Soup

A simple soup.

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07-Oct-2011

Apricot Chicken

This is a quick and easy main dish, something I sort of whipped up on the spur of the moment.

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16-Nov-2011

Apricot Glazed Turkey

Ma Lipo’s Apricot-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Onion and Shallot Gravy. I made this for both our thanksgiving and christmas dinners in 2011. It’s my new favourite way to roast turkey.

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03-Sep-2012

Argentine Hot Dogs With Chimichurri, Pickled Red Onions, Marinated Queso Fresco, and Chorizo

It’s nearing the end of summer, and you’ve probably had your share of hot dogs, but these Argentine dogs are as far from yellow mustard and ketchup as you can get.

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29-Jun-2011

Atsa Louie Ima Phil Spaghetti Dinner

This is a recipe from the Palermo Brothers, a comedy duo, who had the famous tag line “‘Atsa Louie, I’ma Phil”. This appeared in their autobiography of that name. I am pretty sure it’s out of print now, but you can pick up facsimiles still. This recipe appeared in the paper, which is how I got it. It’s a winner!

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02-Oct-2011

Aussie Burgers

The times I’ve visited Australia have been magical, in no small part because of the way they make some food their own. The hamburger, a traditional American fry-out food, is transformed into something glorious here. What really makes it aussie is “put an egg onnit”.

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12-Jan-2012

Babas Borscht

I’m not sure where this recipe came from, but it’s a grand soup, a beet-based borscht.

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02-Oct-2011

Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

I don’t know where I found this recipe, but it makes a great dip. Someone tried on their burger at a BBQ and declared it wonderful.

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30-Aug-2014

Bacon Chocolate Cupcakes

Dark chocolate, bacon, cupcakes. ‘Nuff said.

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08-May-2013

Bacon Egg Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

This breakfast casserole topped with runny eggs by F&W’s Grace Parisi develops a terrific texture as it cooks slowly in a glass dish (which makes it easy to see when the bottom is perfectly browned). As one F&W editor remarked on tasting it, “I worship the crisp bottom and the chewy, moist bread.”

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14-Oct-2012

Bacon Jam

“Bacon is the beginning of a sweet, savory, and smoky spread that’s just irresistible on a biscuit, with crusty bread, or added to scrambled eggs. The flavors of onion, maple syrup, and bourbon whiskey add complexity.”

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09-Mar-2012

Bacon Sarnie

I pulled this from a great article in the guardian’s Word of Mouth blog, both as a great recipe, but also as some of the best food writing around. I’ve included the whole article below the recipe for archival reasons.

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26-Oct-2015

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese "Everything" Eggrolls

This sounds like it would make a rather awesome weekend finger-food breakfast for a group event of some sort.

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11-Dec-2016

Bacon-Wrapped Dates stuffed with Manchego

A friend introduced me to these, and they are spectacular as you might imagine.

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12-Feb-2011

Baileys Irish Creme Bundt Cake

A super moist, delicious cake recipe using Bailey’s Irish Cream.

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06-Jun-2011

Baked B B Q Chicken

This makes a very tasty, fall-off-the-bone, barbequed chicken done in the oven.

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21-Jun-2011

Baked Nachos

This is surprisingly simple and so delicious! I first had baked nachos from a little hole-in-the-wall burrito place in Santa Clara, whose name escapes me now. They had great burritos though, and this was what they made of nachos!

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05-Jul-2011

Baked Potato Fritatta

Frittatas are like fancy omelettes with potatoes. This one is very tasty. This recipe came out of a Williams-Sonoma catalog, which coincidently is where we purchased the frittata pan…

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03-Oct-2013

Baked Wild Rice with Kale, Carmelized Onions, and Soft-Cooked Eggs

Oh my, this was so good. This is now a go-to recipe for us. Consider adding loose sausage instead of the eggs, or even chicken. Yum! This is definitely one for the houseboat!

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10-Aug-2013

Baked Zucchini and Sausage Paremesan

This delicious stuffed zucchini recipe can be served as either a sidedish or a maindish.

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07-Jul-2011

Balsamic Chicken

A very simple italian herbed chicken dish.

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02-Oct-2011

Banana Dressing

This would go great on fruit salads.

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16-Nov-2014

Banana and Cantaloupe Smoothie

Yummy sounding smoothie.

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21-Sep-2013

Basic Basil Pesto

Pesto has many uses, such as with pasta, topping for chicken or fish, or as a spread on crusty Italian bread. This is a pretty basic recipe, found all over.

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21-Sep-2013

Basic Basil Pesto Sauce

Pesto has many uses, such as with pasta, topping for chicken or fish, or as a spread on crusty Italian bread. This is a pretty basic recipe, found all over.

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05-Jul-2011

Best Corn Pudding

Corn is a pretty good add to most meals. This corn pudding has been a perrenial hit at potlucks and gatherings, earning rave reviews and an empty pan to take home.

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12-Jan-2012

Black Bean Turkey Chili

I’m not sure where this recipe came from, but it’s a real winner using left over turkey (or even browned ground turkey). I do it without the jalapenos, because I don’t like their taste. Using a habanero would be awesome.

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26-Jun-2011

Blueberry Pancakes

I’ve been making pancakes for years and years, since I was a pre-teen.

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29-Jan-2012

Boundary Waters Wild Rice Soup

A great wild rice soup recipe. I made this today, 29 January 2012, for lunch with one of our good friends. It was declared a real winner.

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30-Mar-2012

Braised Chicken Legs With Shallots And Vinegar

This one goes in the Holy Cow! file – a lot of vinegary stuff in this recipe!

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22-Apr-2012

Bratwurst Stew

A hearty stew best made with leftover bratwurst.

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23-Jan-2015

Bright Green Leek Soup

Leek soup adds brightness and warmth to winter. Prepare them carefully and leeks will shine as a main mealtime ingredient.

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05-Jul-2011

Broccoli Salad

A great summer salad, awesome for potlucks and barbeques.

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16-Nov-2014

Buckwheat Pancakes with Bananas

Buckwheat pancakes made with real buckwheat flour are gluten free.

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23-Nov-2011

Butternut Squash And Cheddar Bread Pudding

This savory bread pudding from Bon Apetite can be the centerpiece of a vegetarian feast or an ideal brunch dish. To simplify the prepraration, roast the squash, chop the shallots and grate the cheese a day in advance.

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08-Sep-2012

Butternut Squash Soup With Chicken Apple Sausage

This soup is perfect for a fall day. From Food Network Magazine, October 2012, p 102.

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28-Oct-2011

Butternut Squash Soup With Cider Cream

A classic squash soup with the addition of apple cider.

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16-Dec-2012

Cabbage Borscht Lincoln Del

This recipe was printed in the Minneapolis Star/Tribune Taste section the week of December 14th, 2012. It is the recipe used by the famous Lincoln Del restaurant/deli, a family favourite.

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16-Mar-2012

Cabbage, Potato, and Tomato Soup

Another great soup.

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05-Jul-2011

Calico Beans

This is another family and potluck favourite

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12-Dec-2013

California Dreamin Cause Im Tired Of Winter Vegan Award Winning Chili

This chili won my brother first prize for veggie chili in a department chili cookoff. (He was the only entrant, but they could have withheld the award if the chili was no good.)

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06-Jul-2011

Caramelized Onions

Carmelized onions are a real treat in many dishes and accompanying meats of all kinds. There are some tricks to doing it right, but it’s not too hard.

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19-Jun-2012

Carmelized Onion And Bacon Mac And Cheese

This is amazing Mac-n-Cheese. It’s a bit heavy on the bacon for how much other stuff is in there, but if you love bacon, this is your dish!

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22-Dec-2013

Carmelized Onion and Bacon Dip

This is a fantastic appetizer recipe gleaned from an advertising circular. The ad called for using Karo syrup, which I omitted quite readily.

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29-Mar-2012

Carrot Cake Pancakes

A super delicious kind of pancakes.

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16-Nov-2014

Carrot Fennel Cucumber Salad

A healthy and delicious looking salad. I love fennel root.

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16-Nov-2014

Carrot Muffins

Similar to morning glory muffins, but gluten-free.

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03-Oct-2013

Carrot Soup with Turkey Meatballs and Spinach

A really tasty and hearty soup; perfect for the cold months!

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16-Nov-2014

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Another alternative crust pizza, this time with cauliflower!

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05-Jul-2011

Cauliflower Salad

A great summertime salad that is always a hit at potlucks

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05-Jul-2011

Cedric Adams Casserole

A pretty simple beef hot dish. This is a recipe my Mom found ages and ages ago and inflicted on us. We actually liked it.

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16-Nov-2014

Cheddar Pie Dough (Martha Stewart)

From Martha Stewart’s site. This pie dough is used in the Apple Crostata recipe

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03-Oct-2013

Cheese and Pasta Stuffed Pumpkins

You can use just about any round winter squash for this recipe. But steer clear of the field pumpkins meant for jack-o’-lanterns: Their flesh is stringy and less tasty than other varieties.

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06-Oct-2012

Cheesy Onion Casserole

Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Ever!

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16-Feb-2012

Chef Coles Dutch Baby

Another version of the Dutch Baby.

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06-Apr-2011

Cherry Cake

A recipe for a flourless cherry cake from Kalivha on #xkcd

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30-Oct-2011

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

A fair rendition of that wonderful windy city dish

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09-Nov-2011

Chicken And Gnocchi Soup

A delicious soup that is filling and wonderful.

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11-Aug-2011

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

I threw this together rather spontaneously tonight with things at hand. It’s a pretty simple thing, probably can be the basis for something even better-er.

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16-Oct-2011

Chicken Marrakesh

This sounds so delicious – I might try to create a non-crockpot version as well.

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26-Jul-2011

Chicken Milano

A delicious chicken and pasta dish with sun-dried tomatoes.

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30-Dec-2017

Chicken Soup, Plain Ol'

This is just plain, old, chicken soup from scratch

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16-Oct-2011

Chicken With Garlic Basil And Parsley

A great dish, easily prepared, and can be combined with so many things.

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02-Oct-2011

Chinese Cabbage Salad

There’s very little about this recipe that is Chinese. The ramen is japanese, for example. It calls for red wine vinegar instead of rice vinegar as well. Broccoli slaw instead of shredded chinese cabbage.

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09-Sep-2012

Chinese Dumplings With Ponzu Sauce

Traditional Dim Sum treat from the StarTrib Taste section.

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16-Nov-2014

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

These look delectable, but I have yet to try the recipe. I’m not at all sure about using butter substitute here, why not just use the real thing? Also: too many brand names here.

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08-Sep-2012

Chocolate Olive Oil Fig Cake

A sumptuous way to finish off a Italian dinner.

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30-Jul-2011

Chocolate Upside Down Cake

This cake suprises people because the frosting ends up on the bottom!

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03-Oct-2013

Chocolate-Hazelnut Flourless Cakes

These chocolate treats are crowd-pleasers, and they’re gluten-free.

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06-Aug-2011

Choucroute Alsacienne

This is a traditional Alsacian recipe, rather simplified here, but oh so delicious

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04-Sep-2012

Chow Chow

ChowChow is a cabbage pickle that has roots in Southern US cooking, Nova Scotia, and Chinese cuisine.

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12-Mar-2014

Cincinatti Skyline Chili

A faithful rendition of the famous Skyline Chili from Cincinatti, Ohio.

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03-Oct-2012

Cinnamon Crusted Pork Chops With Apples and Sage

Pork chops with applesauce has been a staple in many cultures; cooking pork with apples and onions/shallots is a divine way to prepare this meat. This recipe makes things go even better with the addition of cinnamon and sage.

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27-Nov-2014

Classic Roast Turkey

This is the classic roast turkey recipe I’ve been following for some time, when I don’t make the apricot glazed turkey. This is pretty universal.

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27-Nov-2014

Classic Thanksgiving Dressing

This is the classic family dressing recipe, with raisins.

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07-Feb-2011

Cold Weather Potato Chowder With Caraway Cheese

Another recipe from Betty Rossbottom’s “Sunday Soup” cookbook, page 59

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02-Jul-2011

Colorado Green Chili

Like it’s cousin, Colorado Red Chili, this recipe came from a friend of mine out in Colorado who goes by the handle Fielding Melish. This is a green variety of chili, a chili verde. Note that the “Colorado” in the title doesn’t mean the Spanish word for “red” – it’s where the recipe originated.

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02-Jul-2011

Colorado Red Chili

I originally picked up this recipe from a friend who goes by the alter ego of Fielding Melish (cf. Woody Allen movies). This is one of the recipes that I lost and am trying to recreate from memory. I haven’t tried out this version, but it’s the best I can remember it.

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16-Feb-2012

Cooking Chicken

Some hints on cooking chicken, a most versatile ingredient

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19-Jul-2014

Corn and Chorizo Hash

Chorizo is a spicy Spanish sausage. Combine it with corn, potatoes, and a fried egg to create a savory dish versatile enough to enjoy anytime.

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06-Sep-2011

Cowboy Mashed Potatoes

This makes an awesome side dish. Careful you don’t eat too much!

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19-Aug-2011

Crab Cakes

One of my mom’s favourite foods.

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23-Nov-2011

Cranberry Gorgonzola Tart

I’ve not made this, but the recipe sounds wonderful.

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28-Oct-2011

Cranberry Pear Crisp

The combination of the tart cranberries and sweet pears makes this a fabulous dessert

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26-Nov-2013

Cranberry Salsa

yet another cranberry sauce alternative

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27-Nov-2014

Cranberry Sauce

This is modified from the recipe you usually find on the bag of cranberries.

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16-Dec-2014

Cranberry-Apple Crunch with Pistachios

Pretty good looking and easy recipe from Panera

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27-Nov-2015

Cranberry-Orange Relish

A very different accompaniment for roasted meats, especially turkey.

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14-Sep-2012

Cream Of Fresh Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a family favourite

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26-Jan-2015

Crockpot Tuscan Sausage and White Bean Ragu with Buttered Gnocchi

I don’t have any experience with cooking gnocchi, but this recipe sounds so absolutely wonderful. Another great one from the Half-baked Harvest.

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16-Nov-2014

Crustless Apple Pie

This crustless apple pie recipe is prepared within the apple for a Fall treat. Even novice bakers can make this seasonal dish from Marc Matsumoto on the Fresh Tastes blog.

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27-Nov-2011

Curried Wild Rice Soup

This is a classic from my mom’s collection of recipes. I’m not sure where it came from originally, but it sure is a winner!

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19-Apr-2012

Dijon Chicken

A tasty baked chicken dish that our kids loved

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24-Oct-2011

Dutch Baby

Found in the Taste section of the Minneapolis Star/Tribune, October 2011, originally from the “Apple Lover’s Cookbook”. My friend, Marina, makes a version of this without apples, and tops with powdered sugar and lemon juice as well. This is their traditional holiday breakfast dish.

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23-Nov-2011

Easy Cranberry Relish

A different way to have cranberries

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13-Nov-2011

Easy Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

This looks like such a simple recipe, sure to be a favourite!

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18-May-2010

Easy Pot Roast

Simple crockpot pot roast recipe. Pretty standard.

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01-Mar-2014

Easy Slow Cooker Jambalaya

A rather easy version of that famouse New Orleans dish.

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14-Mar-2012

Easy Vegetarian Chili

This recipe provides opportunities for a lot of variation. The spice measures are really inexact (instead of “tablespoons”, I tend to use “mound on palm”, for example. :) ). The ingredients can be played with endlessly, even to the point of making minestrone instead of chili. :) (Just add some macaroni and you’re there, practically.)

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17-Jun-2012

Egg Foo Yung

Chinese pancakes, a traditional dish.

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26-Jun-2011

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict is one of the fancy looking and sounding dishes that turn out to be a breeze to make. If you’re not up for making the hollandaise yourself, you can get it in dry packets and make it up.

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06-Sep-2012

Enchiladas Suizas

Traditional chicken enchiladas in rolled corn tortillas and baked.

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10-Jun-2012

Falafel Cakes

For those of us meat-a-tarians at a loss for what to feed our vegan and vegetarian friends, this recipe works really well. Serve the falafel cakes in pocket pita with fresh sliced vegetables and cucumber sauce or tahini. Even the meat eaters love this recipe!

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19-Feb-2016

Fall Off the Bone Oven Baked Pork Spareribs

This looks like a super delightful recipe, and easy, too.

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26-Jun-2011

Famous Carrot Cake

My mom got this recipe out of a newspaper ages and ages ago and it’s been a perennial favourite of our family for a long time, and on to other families as well. My friend, Marina, made some glorious modifications to it by adding chopped candied ginger pieces to the batter. Truly a work of art!

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06-Sep-2012

Fennel Apple Salad

A delicious salad!

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08-Sep-2012

Fennel Arugula Salad

From Food Network Magazine, October 2012, page 131.

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08-Jan-2013

Flourless Nutella Cake

I am so so so excited to share this recipe with you today. Yes, it’s only 2 ingredients. And I mean really two ingredients. Not one of those recipes that say two or three ingredients and then one of the ingredients is something like “pre-made dough”” or “cake mix”. (Not that there is anything wrong with those recipes.)

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15-Mar-2007

Flourless Pizza

Uses low-fat ricotta cheese as the basis for the crust. Low carb, gluten-free, celiac-compatible.

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17-Nov-2014

Foolproof 2-minute Hollandaise

I have yet to try this, but it looks just too easy.

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14-Nov-2014

Fresh Tomato Pizza Sauce

A simple sauce to go with a simple crust.

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01-Mar-2012

Garlic Cheese Biscuits

This is a quick and easy recipe to make biscuits like you’d find at some nation-wide chain seafood and american food restaurants.

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04-Feb-2015

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

The original article was entitled ‘“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes’. I’m wondering why the word mock was in quotes? Does that mean it’s not really mock? Or mock mock? Anyway, this looks super delicious and I’m not afraid of calling it what it is.

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13-Jun-2012

Garlic Rosemary Bread

A great recipe for an artisan style bread with rosemary.

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14-Jul-2013

Garlic Scape Pancakes

Try this garlic scape pancakes recipe from Kitchen Vignettes. These flaky pancakes are a great appetizer or side dish from PBS Food.

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06-Dec-2011

Ginger Snaps

This is a recipe from my Great Aunt Lillian’s store of recipes, has been in my family for a long time. These are the best ginger snaps evar.

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14-Nov-2014

Grandma Style Pizza Dough

Simple pizza crust you bake on a baking sheet.

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25-Aug-2011

Greek Stuffed Meatloaf

A very differently flavoured meatloaf than the usual American style. This is a bit like a loaf of gyros.

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23-Aug-2013

Greek Watermelon Salad

This looks dead-easy, and sounds super-delicious.

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24-Nov-2011

Green Bean Casserole

The standard GBC is pretty basic: couple of cans of green beans, can of mushroom soup, top with french fried onion strings. This retains only some of that, but makes it into something more than a quick toss together, with some substance.

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14-Sep-2012

Green Chicken Enchiladas

a mexican-inspired casserole with chicken and tomatillo sauce

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16-Nov-2014

Green Pea and Mushroom Risotto

A simple, healthy dish. From Heal With Food.

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12-Sep-2011

Grilled Cheese Sammiches

Grilled cheese sammiches are the traditional midwestern comfort food. Paired with tomato soup, they are wonderful for when things are cold and blowy, or when you don’t want to think about what to make.

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07-Oct-2011

Gyros Meat

Yield: 4 servings

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19-Dec-2011

Harira Moroccan Chicken Stew With Chickpeas And Lentils

A traditional moroccan dish served each night of Ramadan to break the fast

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26-Jun-2011

Hollandaise Sauce

There are easy dry mixes for hollandaise that are every bit as good as this recipe, without the need for double boiling, and being attentive to it. I usually just use one of the mix packets and follow the directions on it.

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15-Mar-2007

Home Made Pizza Sauce

A nice recipe for a sugar-free pizza sauce you make yourself! Low-cal, low-carb.

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07-Jun-2011

Home Made Potato Salad

This is just a basic potato salad, easy to make. Who needs store-bought stuff when it’s this easy to make!

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02-Jul-2011

Home Made Potato Salad2

The thing about potato salad is that everyone has their own recipe. Here is another one that uses red potatoes and adds bacon!

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01-Mar-2012

Home Made Stock

Making your own stock is a great way to use leftover things like poultry carcases, meat bones, etc.

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27-May-2012

Homewood Brownies

A chewy brownie prepared in a sauce pan before baking.

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05-Jul-2011

Honey Mustard Chicken

This is a great dish to serve at a party, or take along on a picnic.

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05-Jul-2011

Hot Pecan Cheese Dip

This is a pretty awesome and simple dip. The recipe was found in a magazine ad.

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16-Mar-2012

Irish Potato Casserole

“Irish cuisine is penance” – Denis Leary

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17-Mar-2012

Irish Soda Bread

This recipe looks so simple, and looks so NOMMY! It originally came from “Cooking with Julia” and was posted at foodbuzz. This will be my first foray into baking something more complex than drop biscuits, cake or cookies. This looks easy enough that I’m sure it will turn out!

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26-Nov-2013

Kirks Cranberry Chutney

An alternative to the traditional cranberry sauce

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01-Nov-2011

Kung Pao Chicken

The famous asian spicy, peanuty, chicken dish.

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08-Sep-2012

Kung Pau Chicken2

Another version of this great dish.

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22-Jun-2012

Lamb Feta Burgers With Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

A Minneapolis Star/Trib Taste section Sunday Supper selection from “The Brokeass Gourmet Cookbook,” by Gabi Moskowitz.

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17-Jun-2012

Lamingtons

“Lamingtons are little sponge cakes coated in chocolate and grated coconut. A traditional Australian treat that appeals to most. Any firm type of plain cake can be used: butter-cake, pound-cake, Madeira cake or genoise sponge.”

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11-Sep-2013

Lembas Bread

elvish bread

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07-Jun-2012

Lemon Cream Pie

An easy tort/pie recipe

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25-Oct-2015

Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash

I made this one afternoon, and the dish lasted two of us for several meals, and kept getting better and better. Definitely recommended with more bacon.

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02-Jul-2011

Making Bacon Bits

When you need crumbled bacon or bacon bits, here is a good way I’ve found to handle them.

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28-Jun-2011

Making Perfect Pasta

It isn’t hard to make good pasta, but it does take more than just throwing noodles in a pot and running them over heat.

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28-Jun-2011

Making Perfect Rice

A simple method of cooking rice, in a pot.

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13-May-2012

Making Vegetable Stock

How to Make Vegetable Stock.

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26-Jun-2011

Mapleline Syrup

Nothing beats the taste of real maple syrup. However, we can’t always afford it or find it. But there’s usually mapleline available, and it makes a serviceable syrup for pancakes if you do it right.

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16-Nov-2014

Mashed Potato Bacon Bombs

Ganked from the savorystyle blog, these bombs look amazing!

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16-Mar-2007

Meat Crust Pizza

This pizza’s crust is made entirely of meat, therefor it is lower carb, gluten-free and celiac friendly.

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05-Jul-2011

Meatloaf

Your bog-standard meatloaf

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23-Nov-2011

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Little pumpkin cheesecakes on a ginger snap crust.

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14-Aug-2013

Morning Glory Muffins

A muffin with a little bit of everything.

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16-Oct-2011

Morroccan Mashed Potatoes

These creamy Middle Eastern-style potatoes are flavored with turmeric and use olive oil rather than butter. They are great alone, and for fillings in puff pastries. Amounts of salt, pepper, and other spices may be adjusted to taste.

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01-Jun-2011

Mu Shu Pork

A Chinese favourite done easily.

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08-Sep-2012

Mushroom And Squash Risotto

A very tasty sounding Italian dish fit for a dinner party.

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29-Jun-2011

Mustard Chicken

This looks to be a real winner!

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10-Jan-2012

Mustard Fried Chicken Wings

Spicy, mustardy, fried chicken wings

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05-Jul-2011

My Grandmothers Easy Cake

This is a recipe from my mom’s cookbook, called “My Mom’s Easy Cake”. This really is an easy cake to make, and pretty delicious, too.

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05-Jul-2011

Nelly Starr Cake

This recipe came from Nelly Starr, a former patient of my uncle John’s. She used to make him these cakes all the time. My aunt Marcie finally convinced him to ask her for the recipe. My cousin Kate responded with “You know, Mom, if you ask her for the recipe, she’ll never make another cake for Dad.” And it was true! Nevertheless, we have the recipe secured.

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07-Sep-2011

No Knead Artisan Style Bread

No kneading makes this an easy bread recipe.

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11-Jun-2012

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

An old stand-by.

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18-Jan-2015

Orange Chicken

A good orange chicken should have just that little bit of sweetness and tanginess to it without being completely overpowering. It should also have that beautiful, slightly sticky gloss and marinade that perfectly coats the chicken. Most orange chicken recipes will have you fry the chicken first to get it nice and crispy, but if you want to make this dish healthier, skip the breading and the frying. Cook the chicken pieces in a skillet, then pour the sauce over and let the chicken and sauce boil until you get that perfect gloss.

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22-Nov-2011

Orange Pecan French Toast

This is a very different way to prepare french toast. It comes out very much like sticky buns, and is delicious.

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25-Jun-2011

Outback Pecan And Blue Cheese Chopped Salad

This is my (and most of my family’s) favourite salad at the Outback.

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15-Mar-2007

Oven Roasted Vegetables

I love oven-roasted vegetables. They bring a distinctive flavour to salads and other dishes, as well as being great as an accompaniment to a main dish.

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06-Sep-2011

Parmesan Sage Pork Chops

Baked pork chops coated in parmesan, flour, and breadcrumbs.

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23-Jan-2015

Pasticcio

Fragrant cinnamon, oregano and thyme lend an exotic touch to this baked pasta dish. I often make it with ground lamb, although beef is a satisfying substitute. It can be made almost entirely ahead and serves a crowd — two things that make entertaining family and friends easy and enjoyable. From Meredith Deeds.

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08-Oct-2017

Pastistio

To try.

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23-May-2011

Pea Pod Supreme Chicken Salad

A nice summery salad with pasta, peas and chicken.

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29-Nov-2011

Peach Pickles

This is an old recipe from one of my mom’s old cookbooks, Great State Fair Recipes, p 72 (Copyright 1976, Minnesota State Agriculture Society)

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21-Nov-2014

Peach and Cherry Cobbler

Cobblers are dead-easy, better than pies. Here’s one coming from Panera bread.

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31-Aug-2011

Perfect Boiled Eggs

Boiling an egg isn’t terribly difficult, but it is the reason the egg timer was invented. You’ll need a timer at least until you’ve done it so often that you can just tell when the eggs are ready.

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25-Jun-2011

Personal Portobella Pizza

I don’t remember where I found this, but using a huge portabella mushroom cap as the pie crust is awesome!

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01-Sep-2013

Pineapple Chicken

Recipe from an ad in the local coupon circular.

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15-Jun-2013

Pineapple Coconut Upside Down Cake

The classic Betty Crocker cake, using a spring-form pan instead of the cast-iron skillet, because I have one and not the other.

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30-Oct-2011

Pizza Cones

Pizza in a cone! Portable, personalized, plentiful pizza cones, make your own pizza cones at home with this fun and simple food hack.

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23-Jun-2011

Pizza Crust

This recipe from my friends Cymru and Alaric is just like the recipe I used to have for pizza crust before I lost my recipe notebook. It’s good to see it again!

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17-Aug-2011

Plum Clafouti

A yummy fruit cobbler type of dessert. This recipe is adapted from King Arthur Flour’s “The Baking Companion.”

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23-Oct-2013

Pollo Fricassee from Puerto Rico

This sounds like a real winner if done in the slow cooker.

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08-Sep-2012

Portobello Gratin

This is the classic canapé — the perfect hors d’ouvre.

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06-Jul-2011

Prawns Over Pasta In Tomato Cream Sauce

Shallots, garlic, wine, tomatoes, and cream make a fabulous fresh sauce for prawns (or shrimp) and pasta. It is paired with angel hair pasta here, but feel free to use your favorite pasta or even cheese tortellini. Have all your ingredients chopped and ready to go because this dish only takes about 15 minutes to cook from start to finish.

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12-Sep-2011

Quick Stove Top Chili

When you just want to throw some chili together and don’t want the canned stuff.

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06-Mar-2012

Quick Supper Frittata

A nice frittata recipe.

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10-Jan-2013

Quinoa Pilaf

South American high-protein quinoa, cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pilaf style, with chopped fresh herbs added for the finish.

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20-Jul-2012

Red Cabbage Dutch Recipe

Another Dutch-based preparation for Red Cabbage

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20-Jul-2012

Red Cabbage With Apple

A traditional Dutch preparation for red cabbage

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24-Jun-2016

Red Potato Salad

Another bog-standard potato salad recipe using skin-on red potatoes for a large group.

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26-Jun-2011

Refridgerator Pickles

I haven’t actually tried this recipe yet, but I love me some pickles, so someday I will do this.

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27-May-2016

Rhubarb Salsa

My cousin found this in the StarTrib and rushed off to the library to copy it down since they don’t subscribe. It was a really beautiful accompaniment to the salmon he grilled up for lunch.

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12-Nov-2011

Roast Beef And Provolone Broiled Sandwiches

This recipe originally was clipped out of an ad, but I’ve since done away with that recipe in favour of my own.

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16-Oct-2011

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Shallots And Bacon

This dish takes the sprout beyond the basic boiling or steaming and into new territory.

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03-Oct-2013

Roasted Chicken with Olives, Grapes, and Rosemary

Another recipe my mom found for us to try. It sounds good, except the olives. :P If I’m making this, I’m leaving out the olives.

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17-Nov-2014

Roasted Potato Galette with Cheddar and Chives

Carb Pie starts with potatoes! Potatoes are peeled and sliced in thin, but not totally paper thin rounds. Olive oil and Old Bay Seasoning are applied liberally.

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06-Mar-2012

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

A nice fall/winter soup that can serve as a vegetarian meal

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08-Sep-2012

Roasted Squash And Tomatoes

roasting squash and tomatoes together makes a really wonderful flavour

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16-Mar-2012

Roasted Tomatoes

Tomatoes from the grocery and out of season are generally not very interesting. Roasting them gives them a great kick and brings out some lucious flavours that just using them fresh or stewed won’t provide. Roasted tomatoes are a great addition to soups and stews, and marinara or bolognese sauces.

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17-Mar-2013

Roomali Roti

I haven’t made this recipe yet, but I love roti so I’m cataloging it here.

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05-Jul-2011

Rumple De Thumps

A tasty Scottish side dish. This came from a friend, Kalihva, who introduced a few different UK traditional recipes.

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07-Feb-2011

Russian Vegetable Soup

This is a soup we made that turned out so delicious. The recipe made 6 servings, and we had it over 2 days. The second day was even better than the first. I really recommend making this soup a day ahead of time and letting the flavours mingle for a day.

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03-Oct-2012

Rye Beer Bread

Beer and rye complement each other well in this robust light bread, each bringing out the unique flavors of the other. Be sure to use a quality beer to ensure a good result.

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01-Sep-2012

Salted Pretzel Marshmallow Bars

a tasty sounding treat reminiscent of s’mores

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02-Oct-2011

Saucy Meat And Vegetable Casserole

The name on this one is rather bland, but it sounds like a good recipe.

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06-Dec-2011

Seven Layer Dip

This makes a great apetizer for parties. This amount will make 3 pie plates worth.

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18-Jan-2015

Simple Fried Rice

Really simple, easy fried rice, asian style.

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21-Jun-2011

Simple Nachos

In contrast to BakedNachos, this is a much simpler recipe, good for those munchie emergencies. Seriously, the longest bit of time for this recipe is probably shredding the cheese if you don’t buy it pre-shredded. These make for a serious quick snack fix good for watching TV.

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03-Oct-2013

Skillet Spirals and Cheese With Broccoli

Hum… maybe? Another from the same issue as others.

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26-Jun-2011

Slow Cooker BBQ Pork Sandwiches

An easy crockpot recipe for BBQ pulled pork sammiches! Barbecued pork sandwiches are so easily made in the slow cooker.

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22-Oct-2013

Slow Cooker Smoked Beef Goulash

This was a winner of a recipe. I substituted 1/2 cup of red wine for some of the beef broth. (Who wouldn’t??) We had this two nights running and the “ummmmmms” and “oooooos” around the table were pretty awesome.

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25-Oct-2015

Slow-Cooker Beef Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a traditional Korean dish, usually with beef. This is a version done in a crockpot, aka slow-cooker.

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17-Mar-2012

Souring Milk

An alternative to using buttermilk.

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28-Jun-2011

Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is typically done with bits of proscuitto and bacon and parmesean. This recipe serves 2 admirably.

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28-Jun-2011

Spaghetti Carbonara II

An alternative preparation of Spaghetti Carbonara.

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13-Nov-2011

Spam Hash Brown Bake

this looks so bad it might be good…

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06-Mar-2012

Spiced Pecans

Makes an interesting garnish, listed in Roasted Pumpkin Soup

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11-Nov-2013

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

I made this on Nov 11, 2013, and everyone enjoyed it a lot. A very nicely spiced pumpkin soup, with curry and cumin. This could make an awesome base for a curry, perhaps with the addition of a can of stewed tomatoes.

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02-Oct-2011

Spicy French Toast

Pumpkin spicing things up for French Toast.

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01-Mar-2012

Split Pea Soup With Ham

This is a pretty standard recipe, nothing really special going on here, but split pea soup is one of those wonderful wintery soups. Thick, delicious, and heartwarming.

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28-Jun-2011

Steaming Vegetables

A better way to cook vegetables.

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01-Jun-2011

Stir Fried Bok Choy With Ginger And Garlic

One day, my dad brought home a bundle of bok choy, and didn’t know what to do with it, so I found this and whipped it together with some other dish, and voila, a hit was born!

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07-Jun-2012

Strawberry Margerita

A sweeter version of the classic drink.

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16-Apr-2012

Strawberry Shortcake

Shortcakes used here are really just slightly modified drop biscuits. Nothing special here, really.

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07-Jun-2012

Strawberry Spinach Salad

A great summery salad.

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27-May-2012

Stuffed Acorn Squash

A tasty, non-traditional way to bake acorn squash.

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15-Mar-2007

Super Quick Pizza

Although this is a real cholesterol bomb, it is celiac-friendly – no gluten products used at all!

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13-Jun-2012

Sushi Roll Salad

I have not made this, but it does sound so intriguing.

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21-Apr-2012

Swedish Meatballs

The family classic, using the meatball mix from Ingabretsen’s.

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16-Nov-2014

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili Burgers with Baked Cheddar Beer Onion Rings

From the half-baked harvest blog, these “burgers” and onion rings look like they’d be super delicious, and probably a lot healthier than the standard fast-food sort.

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17-Nov-2014

Sweet Potato Nachos

Yet another nacho recipe, this time with sweet potatoes!!

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19-Feb-2016

Sweet and Spicy Barbeque Sauce

This is the signature bbq sauce of the Deep South Dish web site. This sauce is paired with Fall-off-the-bone Oven-baked Pork Spareribs

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24-Jun-2016

Sweet and White Potato Salad

Using sweet and white potatoes, this salad is a bit of a surprise, but very enjoyable.

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28-Jun-2011

Tamaras Quick Bolognese Sauce

This is the quick and easy method for throwing together a typical bolognese sauce for spaghetti or vermicelli. Ingredients are easy to come by, and this requires no particular skill

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28-Jun-2011

Tamaras Tetrazini

I get asked to make this a lot. Before I knew what it was called, I called it “Wild Turkey Surprise.” Now I know better and it’s actually got some legitimacy to it. The basic recipe here started with a recipe from a Sunset magazine cookbook, Favorite Recipes. I’ve modified since then.

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24-Dec-2012

Tangy Green Beans

A welcome alternative to the traditional green bean casserole.

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07-Apr-2012

Tater Tot Casserole

Traditional Tuesday night supper when I was growing up.

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08-Jul-2011

Tator Tot Cheese Bake

Really cheesy, really potatoy, really nommy. This is one of those US midwest belly pleasers. Nothing good for you here, just great noms.

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06-Jul-2011

Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry

Stir-fries are easy and wonderful and you can experiment with all kinds of things. At one point, I just picked up a bunch of fresh veggies and went at it. This is the result. This recipe requires two separate pans, one to cook the vegetables and other to cook the chicken.

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14-Feb-2015

The Best Chocalate Chip Cookies

Makes about 6 dozen cookies.

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14-Feb-2015

Toasted Pecans

To toast pecans, preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spread pecans in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until they are fragrant and toasted, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool, coarsely chop, and reserve.

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30-Jul-2011

Tortellini Salad

This is a recreation of a recipe I had made up in my old recipe book. This is basically what I remember, but it could probably use some tweaking.

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30-Jul-2011

Triple Chocolate Cake

This is one of those decadent, ultra-chocolaty cakes that is a piece of cake :-) to make!

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18-May-2010

Twenty Thousand Dollar Chili Recipe

This actually won a $20,000 prize in a chili cookoff. Must be in the wrist.

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08-Sep-2012

Two Potato Home Fries

Both sweet potato and yudon gold potato fries, superbly spiced. Could also be baked instead of fried for lucsious tastiness.

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19-Feb-2016

Vidalia Onion Upside-Down Cornbread

When this floated across my consciousness, I went “OMG I HAVE TO MAKE THIS”.

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16-Sep-2017

Wasabinero Chili

“What happens when you have a Japanese friend that likes chili? You make him wasabi chili.”

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04-Sep-2012

Watermelon Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles (from Mrs. Reba Clark)

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28-Jun-2011

White Sauce

A basic building block for other recipes.

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27-Nov-2011

Wild Rice

Wild rice is a nutty, dense version of rice, delicious addition to casseroles and soups.

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17-Jun-2012

Yabbie Ravioli With Wild Lime Sauce

Yabbies are a crayfish-like freshwater crustacean from Australia

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26-Jun-2011

Yankee Pot Roast

We call this “Red Kettle” pot roast because we cook it in a red dutch oven :-)

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19-Aug-2011

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cake

This is a very moist and chocolatey cake. It is best served warm with whipped cream on top, and it reheats well.

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15-Mar-2007

Zucchini Pizza

This pizza has a crust made with zucchini! This should be celiac-friendly (gluten-free).

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22-Dec-2017

pear or apple cobbler

“A baked pear or apple recipe with a crunchy oatmeal cobbler-like topping. Simple and tasty. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream. Yummy!”

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