Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lamb Chops With Fruity Couscous And Mint. Listening To HÔN.

Tender grilled lamb served with couscous chock full of pine nuts and dates makes dinner time special. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal yet special enough to serve to guests. I love the contrast of the herb salad accompaniment. Lamb … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Party Mix. New Music From T-Shirt Weather.

Salty, crunchy, savory, sweet, spicy. This Slow Cooker Party Mix has it all. I usually whip up a big batch of White Trash or Caramel White Trash every December so that I have a bunch of easy to package snack … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Soup With Apple Bacon Grilled Cheese. New Music From Sauropod.

Black cat sitting Tomato soup is one of my favorites. If you search ISITK for ‘tomato soup’ at least 8 posts come up. Today’s tomato soup gets some added depth from roasting the tomatoes with garlic and onions. Cream and … Continue reading

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Saint-Florent Cocktail. New Music From Tacocat.

Friday finally. Let’s drink to the weekend. The gin-based Saint-Florent Cocktail, with its hint of citrus and honey, is cheerful and fun. Saint-Florent Cocktail Ingredients: Honey Syrup (recipe follows) 1½ cups gin ¾ cup fresh lime juice ½ cup Aperol … Continue reading

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Easy Cinnamon Rolls. New Music From Hudson Freeman.

Exhausted from watching that 5 times. I knead a break. I recently made a recipe that called for two pounds of frozen bread dough. I bought a bag that contained 5 pounds of dough and when I opened it to … Continue reading

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Asian Grilled Steaks With Spicy Cilantro Sauce. Listening To Monuments.

Spicy Cilantro Sauce. One of the best condiments I have ever made. Seriously, I wanted to grab a spoon and dig in like it was soup. The steaks, marinated in classic Asian flavors, are the perfect vehicle to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Quick Taco Wraps. New Music From Zaflon.

Best moment at the Golden Globes. Too funny. Taco wraps are a great option for a quick lunch or dinner. These are filled with a taco flavored cream spread, bean dip, guac, olives and cheese. Onion and bell pepper add … Continue reading

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Walnut, Honey And Bourbon Pie. Listening To David Bowie.

Seen recently through my lens: A neighbor dressed up our road. We saw Star Wars. My son’s girlfriend made him this awesome poster. I made Amaretto! (recipe soon) A funky fountain Christmas gift. My daughter was home from college. Heaven. … Continue reading

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Rope Sausage With Roasted Rapini. New Music From Wild Wild Horses.

Here is an easy, rustic, one pan dinner that’s perfect for a winter’s night. Roasted sausage and rapini get a little heat from some chile peppers. A good dose of garlic gives the dish the perfect flavor boost. Rope Sausage … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken With Kale Pasta. New Music From The Duke Of Norfolk.

I just texted my girlfriend Ruth and told her it was over… I’m Ruthless. Funny. Plenty to like on the plate when you combine chicken, pasta, kale and lots of cheese. The chicken is sautéed then topped with either peppers … Continue reading

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