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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Autumn Harvest Beef Stew

I have a pretty strong nesting instinct year round. When the cold weather kicks in, though, I go into overdrive, and start to do things like knit scarves and make stew and bake in...

Easy Sunday Hash Brown Omelette

Omelettes have always been one of my favorite weekend foods. You can get up late, fill one with whatever you have on hand, and it will keep you going for most of the day. When...

Devil’s Delight Chocolate Pudding Cake

I swear I'll post a salad recipe one of these days. I do eat green things. Honest. This cake is one of my all-time favorites. It's dense, moist, and rich. It's not a molten cake,...

Rib of the Week: Herb Encrusted Lamb Ribs

I know I've been fairly rib-heavy with my recipes lately. I can't help myself. I base a lot of what I cook on what looks good that day at the market. And when I saw...

Butter Roasted Chicken

I blame the blogosphere for this one. At least for all the butter. In my travels online, I've become acquainted with the fabulously talented Kitchen Girl Jo, a fellow food blogger. Sometime in the last...

Rib of the Week: Ruby Lacquered Pork Ribs

Ah, pork. It goes so well with so many things—including fruit. So, as I was eyeing the package of pork spare ribs in my fridge last night, I noticed I had leftover raspberry sauce from...

Herb Roasted Chicken Legs with Root Vegetables

I know that fall is officially on its way when I start to roast chicken. Even though I bake pretty consistently year round, I'd never dream of roasting a chicken in the summer. For some...

Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream

This week seems to be ice cream week. If vanilla ice cream is my favorite, chocolate is the next runner up. This ice cream tastes like frozen chocolate mousse. It's rich and creamy—with a boozy...

Tuxedo Meringues

Sometimes the sternest methods yield the most whimsical results. Such is the case with meringue cookies. Nothing makes me feel like I'm Baking (with a capital "B") like making these meringues. The separation of the...

Spice Trader’s Reserve Vanilla Ice Cream

On the topic of vanilla ice cream, you can, of course, also make your own. It's really easy to do. I've found that the key to making really good vanilla ice cream is to start...