Category Archives: Sides

Rawhide Breadsticks

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It’s April 2nd and it’s snowing in our corner of the world.  I’ve been feeling lousy, battling a headache for over two weeks and my big Friday night was passing out on the couch by 8:00 pm and getting up … Continue reading

Green Beans with Dill Sauce

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Yum I have always loved green beans and have eaten them most of my life.  I know people eat them baked or roasted with almonds or with canned soups and canned fried onions in casseroles.  I’ve never been much a … Continue reading

Deep Fried Duck Tongues

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I’d like to say that I’m not exactly sure what makes people a little squeamish when it comes to various foods… but even I was a little squeamish here… Though I seem to get over it quickly.  I think actually … Continue reading

Rosemary, Nutmeg and Butter Roasted Chestnuts

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Firsts…. and Happy New Year! This year I’ve transcended the need to hear the booming detonation of chestnuts, bursting and exploding out of their skins, spitting overdone meat on the four walls that would later need to be scraped and … Continue reading

Devilled Eggs with Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon

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We’re having a whole host of folks over tomorrow for a dinner and a bonfire and I wanted to make something that would combat all the less than healthy food we’ll be eating.  I also wanted to make something that … Continue reading

Cheddar Ham and Chorizo Muffins

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Yum It’s been raining here all weekend so the air conditioning has gotten a break and it’s still cool in the house.  As much as I’m not thrilled with this weather, in my mind the universe is giving me a … Continue reading

Gefilte Fish

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Yum Not being Jewish, I’ve only ever seen gefilte fish in the store, jars and jars of it around Easter time, suspended in a gelatinous broth and often looking grey.  For me, grey is just not a color that food … Continue reading

Haroseth

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Yum I have been on a bit of a hiatus these last several weeks and though I’ve been cooking (yes we do eat every day) I’ve been sticking to the normal everyday kinds of things.  However, coming up on this … Continue reading

Dukan Bread

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Yum I have been dreaming of bread…. A nice slice of grainy… bite into…. have to chew… kind of bread…. I had been feeling a little sluggish… actually bloated… no … to be truthful…. fat would be the most appropriate … Continue reading

Pepper and Feta Pasta

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Yum I know that I should be good, especially at the very beginning of a new year but I can’t help myself… maybe it’s the cold…. maybe it’s cabin fever… I don’t know what it is… maybe I’m just feeling … Continue reading