Monthly Archives: February 2014

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs With Parsley Potatoes With Cucumbers. New Music From Broadwing.

My favorite slow cooker recipes are the ones that require practically no prep at all. That’s true of these Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs. Just toss together a few ingredients with the ribs and press “cook”. The recipe called for … Continue reading

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Biscuit Bowl Chili. Listening To The President Lincoln.

These little biscuit bowls are so much fun to serve chili in. They are super easy to make, too. The chili recipe below is the one that accompanied the bowl recipe. I thought it was just so-so…. a bit too … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Strawberry Raspberry Crumble.

I learned something new today. Crisps and Crumbles are not the same thing. When I was typing up today’s recipe I noticed that Joy had titled her post ‘Strawberry Raspberry Crisp’, but called the recipe ‘Strawberry Raspberry Crumble’. I always … Continue reading

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Parker’s Beef Stew. Listening To Lori Meyers.

This is what it looks like over much of the US. What to do? Make stew. This Beef Stew recipe is from the chef Parker Hodges, who worked at Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa store. It is rich, thick and redolent … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Martini. Pillow Time In The Kitchen.

Peanut Butter Cups. Martinis. Yes. Yes. Definitely things I am always searching for. You make some homemade peanut butter cup infused vodka, then shake that with some milk and chocolate syrup for a creamy, nutty, sweet treat. I must add … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Pavlova. Fleur Jack On The Stereo.

Whether or not you have a Valentine, here is an idea for an elegant and super easy dessert. I’m a perennial Pavlova poster since it is one of my favorite desserts and one of the most asked for birthday “cakes” … Continue reading

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Corn Cakes With Avocado Salsa. New Music From Chad VanGaalen.

Channeling their inner FOTC. Make a cold February night warmer with this cheerful Corn Cake And Avocado Salsa dinner. The ingredients are readily available in winter and come together to create a meal that makes it feel a bit like … Continue reading

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Chicken With Roasted Lemon And Rosemary Sauce. New Music From Lake Malawi.

Q: What do you call a chicken crossing the road? A: Poultry in motion. Instead of waxing poetic about this dish, I’ll just say if you like lemons, you’ll love this chicken. The garlic, herbs and a dash of butter … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars. New Music From ETCHES.

Attention cookie dough lovers! Have I got a recipe for you. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars. Let that sink in. All of the fabulousness of cookie dough with none of the guilt, about cookies not being baked, when you dig … Continue reading

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5 Minute Southwestern Soup. Listening To Mondegreen.

Possibly the best mondegreen video ever. Today’s is a rare post where the recipe comes from me, although it can hardly be called a recipe. A recent snow day prevented me from getting to the grocery store. Fortunately, from a … Continue reading

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