Monthly Archives: April 2015

Llama Rice With Hamburger Gravy. Listening To Kirby Krackle.

How cute is this little guy? And, no, I don’t mean Caaaaaaaarl. Yesterday I mentioned that I recently threw a South American themed dinner party. I knew right away that I wanted to make this Llama Rice that I had … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brigadeiro Cake (Bolo de Brigadeiro). New Music From Ben Carrigan.

I recently hosted a dinner party inspired by Ann Patchett’s novel, Bel Canto. Since the action occurred in an unnamed South American city, I included dishes from Chile, Peru, Argentina and Brazil. Today’s Chocolate Brigadeiro Cake is a nod to … Continue reading

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Brief Burritos. New Music From Astrid’s Tea Party.

Don’t you love the name of this recipe? Ha! Yes, ‘Brief’ accurately describes the prep to create these cheesy, refried bean-laced beef burritos. Super easy and really good. If you like these brief burritos you also might want to try … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Puff Pastry Cheese Twists. New Music From The Wallies.

So, I’m in the elevator on my way to my apartment after a long day at the office. A neighbor, who I hadn’t seen in awhile, was riding with me. I said “Hey, do you want to come over for … Continue reading

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Pear And Maple Syrup Banana Bread. Listening To Fire/Works.

Banana bread gets kicked up a level with the addition of pears, pecans and maple syrup. Although already plenty moist and sweet, a drizzle of maple syrup over the slices is a terrific touch. Pear And Maple Syrup Banana Bread … Continue reading

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Baked Italian Sausage Sandwich. New Music From Misun.

My mother was Italian. It is a wonder I can use a wooden spoon without breaking out into a sweat. As a modern era parent, I use my wooden spoons solely to stir up delicious things on the stove. An … Continue reading

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Cheesy Jalapeño Stuffed Pizza Crust

You’ll want to listen to me today (not that I’m a yellow light or anything like that) when I tell you that these Cheesy Jalapeño Stuffed Pizza Crusts are Da Bomb! So ridiculously delicious. And why wouldn’t they be delicious? … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Buttermilk Pie.

Oh My! You should make this pie. Buttermilk doesn’t necessarily get my imagination running wild like, say, caramel would. Pancakes are what pop into my mind. Until this divine pie came into my kitchen. Just a few basic ingredients, 1 … Continue reading

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Frito Pie. The Regal Peaches On The Stereo.

Frito Pie, the popular southwestern dish of chili, corn chips and cheese, is the perfect meal to make a Monday a fun day. Just make a batch of your favorite chili (or try the delicious beef and bean recipe below) … Continue reading

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Salami And Peppadew Pizza. New Music From Quiet As A Mouse.

Q: What do you call a mouse who can pick up a horse? A: Sir! Salami and Peppadew are a flavor combination I have not tried on pizza before, but definitely will again. The sweet/spicy peppers contrast perfectly with the … Continue reading

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