Monthly Archives: July 2015

Crunchy Cauliflower, Apple And Blue Cheese Salad. Listening To Tales Of Olde.

Holy freakin’ annoying bird. He is one lucky little pest. This is one treat of a salad. The contrast of flavors and textures makes every bite exciting. Apple and Stilton have a natural affinity and the cauliflower makes it all … Continue reading

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Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese And Balsamic Roasted Vegetables. New Music From Steve Van Tine.

I was having dinner guests and wanted to make something quite special, but easy enough to keep me out of the kitchen. This menu of Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese And Balsamic Roasted Vegetables was just perfect. The Lobster Mac ‘n … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Pecan Toffee Fudge.

Satisfy your chocolate craving with this rich fudge packed with nuts and toffee. The cream cheese gives it a fresh, tangy taste which nicely cuts the sweetness. Pecan Toffee Fudge Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 3-3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Vegetable Pitas And Couscous With Toasted Pine Nuts. New Music From The Foreign Films.

Colorful, crunchy and bursting with fresh garden flavor, these Mediterranean Vegetable Pitas make a terrific light meal. Couscous packed with pine nuts and parsley is a tasty accompaniment. Mediterranean Vegetable Pitas Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Curried Chickpeas With Saffron Cashew Rice. Listening To Mother Falcon.

This light and flavorful curry makes a terrific vegetarian meal served over a simple saffron rice. I love the crunch from the salty-sweet honey roasted cashews. Curried Chickpeas Ingredients: 2 cans (16 ounces each) chickpeas 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 … Continue reading

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Lemon Victoria Sponge Cake. Rubblebucket On The Stereo.

Mmmmm….Cake. This one is a lemony variation of the traditional tea-time classic. The sponge cake is named for Queen Victoria who embraced the 1850s new craze for tea parties to satisfy her mid-afternoon pangs of hunger. The Lemon Victoria Sponge … Continue reading

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Parmesan Rounds With Lox. New Music From Aquafaux.

Have you ever made Parmesan crackers? They are the easiest thing. Just spread piles of shredded cheese on a baking sheet and cook in a hot oven until the cheese melts into a round. The Parmesan rounds are crisp and … Continue reading

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Sriracha-Lada. New Music From Filmloom.

A pirate walks into a bar and orders a beer. The bartender looks down and says “Do you know that you have a steering wheel in your pants?” The pirate replies “Aye, it’s drivin’ me nuts” The Sriracha-Lada is a … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. Oxford & Co. On The Stereo.

My obsession with salted caramel continues. Here caramel-filled chocolate bars replace chips in these lightly salted cookies. Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 2 (3.5-ounce) caramel-filled dark chocolate candy bars (such as these) 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking … Continue reading

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Cheesy Party Burgers. Listening To The Frozen Ocean.

I don’t know why I find this video so hilarious, but I crack up every time I watch it. I love little burgers/sliders. There were these Party Time Mini Cheeseburgers, this fun recipe that has the burgers sandwiched between garlic … Continue reading

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