Category Archives: Main dish

Duck Dinner

We love duck at our house, but we don’t have it very often. It’s pretty spendy for a small yield, but it’s so delicious! And it’s really pretty easy to do.

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Maryland Crab Cakes – Deep Fried Perfection!

There are so many food that Maryland is famous for – Utz Crab chips, Berger cookies, anything crab, pit beef, Smith Island Cake and Old Bay seasoning. I use Old Bay on everything from vegetables to popcorn to baked potatoes. … Continue reading

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Rainbow Chard Frittata – Meatless Monday

It’s meatless Monday! Here’s another meatless dish that can be breakfast or dinner! It’s super easy (four ingredients, plus salt and pepper) and super delicious! Even my husband had seconds! It’s so easy to make.

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Massachusetts Fried Clams

The next state on the list, Massachusetts. There are so many iconic foods from the east coast and many of them cross over from state to state. Since I have not had the pleasure of visiting this part of our … Continue reading

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National Pizza Day

Tomorrow is National Pizza Day!! Yes, there is a day that celebrates that deliciously versatile food we all love. Did you know the Romans were the first to make these flat breads with toppings? They layered bread and sauce and … Continue reading

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Connecticut Steamed Cheese Burgers

Steamed cheeseburger? Yep. Ted’s restaurant has been serving them since 1959, although some say Jack’s Lunch in Middletown invented it. But at Ted’s, special steam racks were made. While the burger steams, the fats drip out and the meat fills … Continue reading

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Chicken Hand Pies – for National Pie Day!

It’s National Pie Day (not to be confused with National Pi day which is in March). I know, we usually associate pie with sweet, but hey, an American favorite started out as a pie! You, know Pizza Pie? Well here … Continue reading

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Veggie Crisp Crust Pizza

I love a pizza with lots of fresh veggies and no sauce. Just pure goodness. And here is a pizza that has all that plus a really easy crispy flat bread crust. Need to know more? You can find these … Continue reading

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Sumac Beef Skewers with Bulgur

I found a small round steak on sale and bought it with no idea what I was going to do with it. So I popped it in the freezer. And then it came to me – Sumac. In case you’ve … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday – Mushroom and Swiss Omelet

We eat breakfast for dinner sometimes. And we love a good omelet. This one uses mushrooms – any kind you like – and swiss cheese. Swiss cheese has a sharp, nutty flavor that compliments the mushrooms better than most cheeses. … Continue reading

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