Monthly Archives: October 2018

Mexican Style Beef and Bean Soup

It’s slow cooker season! I cleaned out the freezer and pantry and put together this amazingly good soup! Just dump in the ingredients and go. Some light prep when you get home and it’s dinner!

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Fried Green Tomato Benedict

Do you still have a green tomato or two on your vines? I did. Problem is, once the weather starts to cool, those things don’t ripen. You can put them in the window sill and eventually the color will turn, … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #172

Three more days until Halloween – the kick off of the holiday season. Next comes the menu planning and family Thanksgiving, then cookies, then gift shopping, then, then…Wait – what about today? Do you know…   This is the place … Continue reading

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All American Bourbon Fries

We’ve soaked onions in beer and now, how about french fries in bourbon? Yep – Those long strips of fried potato become all American in this recipe that soaks them in bourbon first!

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

I love onion rings but when I’ve made them in the past, the outside gets browned before the inside is soft. Well, I’ve discovered the secret to soft onions inside and crunchy batter outside!

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Salty Hound of Baskerville – A Halloween Drink

As you sit and wait for all those trick or treaters on Halloween night, here’s a terrifying drink to sip, right out of a Sherlock Holmes story!

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #171

Tonight is the night, when dead leaves fly; when witches on switches fly through the sky… It’s almost here! Your costumes are ready, your candy is ready, but you still have that nagging question …   This is the place … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach with Egg and Gravlax

Creamed spinach – at first I would never have tried this, but I had a dish like this a few years ago in a Scandinavian restaurant and it tasted amazing! I don’t remember the name of the dish or the … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce and Walnuts

Today is National Pasta day (not to be confused with World pasta day which happens on October 25) and what better way to celebrate than with a creamy fettuccine! The Italian word for dough, pasta is that flour and water … Continue reading

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Figs with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto

I found some beautiful figs at the store and decided to do something different with them for company. I love gorgonzola cheese with something sweet so I decided to make a tasty little appetizer. Some fig facts: Figs don’t have … Continue reading

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