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Pork Chops with Peanut Sauce

Now and again I tend to spend a lot of my waking hours thinking about one of three things:  1) Things I liked to eat as a kid, 2) Things I used to cook for my kids, and 3) Things … Continue reading

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Braised Pork with Star Anise and Coriander

Let me just say now, before I forget, the pictures used here are for two portions.  This is one of those recipes that I want some leftovers for another use tomorrow. This is my adaptation of a Gordon Ramsey recipe … Continue reading

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Turkey and Cranberry Handpies

My cousin posted a recipe to Facebook this morning that looked so tasty that I was tempted to dash out and buy a can of crescent rolls.  The original recipe can be found here:  http://theseventhkitchen.blogspot.com/2011/11/turkey-cranberry-crescent-ring.html .  But, I fought the … Continue reading

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Black Beans 3 Ways

Beans are very friendly on the wallet as a source of protein and fortunately I absolutely love them.  Black beans have a meaty yet creamy texture that can easily replace meat in a number of your recipes.  They have a … Continue reading

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Grits and Eggs, Oh My

I confess.  Sometimes I want breakfast for dinner.  Today I wanted something a bit different.  Judith Jones has a recipe in her book, The Pleasures of Cooking for One, for baked eggs that sounded interesting.  Her recipe calls for shredding … Continue reading

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Tuscan Pinto Bean Soup

When the weather is all drippy and cold and the days are shorter and dimmer like now, I tend to make hearty soups that I can have for lunches during the week.  I am particularly fond of bean soups.  Searching … Continue reading

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