Monthly Archives: November 2011

Enchilada-Style Chicken Pie

How many Mexicans does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Juan I know. I should stick to cooking. This Enchilada Pie, even the crust, is cooked in the microwave, which I found amazing and convenient. It is super delicious, … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Fruit Crumble.

This dessert takes no time at all to put together. Use any combination of fruit that you like. Fruit Crumble Ingredients: 4 cups fruit (I used pears and blueberries) 1 1/2 cup sugar (divided) 2 Tbs cornstarch 4 oz softened … Continue reading

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Sausage Pasties with Sticky Onions. Festive Fifty Voting Time.

If you would like to be included in the Contrast Podcast voting for the best songs of 2011, Tim’s note here tells you how: Hello Everyone, It’s time for the final vote to determine the top fifty songs that will … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Toffee Cookies

A nurse said to a doctor, “There’s a man in the waiting room who claims he’s invisible.” The doctor says, “Tell him I can’t see him.” Kills me. So do these outrageously chocolatey toffeety cookies. Let’s dig in and die … Continue reading

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Orange Almond Cupcakes And Ideas How To Decorate Them. The Fab John Wesley Harding Concert.

The John Wesley Harding concert last week was every bit as good as I had hoped. It, in fact, was better. JWH’s music is infectious with lyrics punctuated by his sharp sense of humor and all those unbelievably catchy hooks. … Continue reading

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Black Friday… Bah! Black Pudding With Apple Mash… Yah!

Are you one of those crazy shopaholics that gets up at the crack of dawn to partake in that crazy US of A thing known as Black Friday? I applaud your shopping gene, but the day after Thanksgiving I am … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Brûlée

Last minute idea for those of you who need a Thanksgiving Pie for today or for anyone who needs a great dessert for dinner tonight. I absolutely love the crisp topping that gives way to the creamy pie. Kind of … Continue reading

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Hello Toffee Apple Cheese Pie. Buh Bye To ISITK Airline’s Doomed Passenger List.

Welcome to Flight 1124. Do not recline your seat. I’m just sayin’. Please buckle up and enjoy this lovely Toffee Apple Cheese Pie. It is like a cross between apple pie and cheesecake. The crunch of the walnuts and toffee … Continue reading

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Eat Crispy Chicken Thighs With Sun-dried Tomatoes And Cornichons. Listen To The Legs.

The theme of the current Contrast Podcast is The Legs. That photo makes me recall how much I really, really loved my Barbie Dolls. Always walking around on tip toe. But, I digress. The Legs. Go and have a listen … Continue reading

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Lemony Kale Pasta

I’m just back from a very fast weekend in Brooklyn, NY. The John Wesley Harding concert was ace and once again I stood front row, right under his microphone. I’m getting spoiled having such great spots at the last few … Continue reading

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