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New York Manhattan Clam Chowder

So many delicious foods associated with New York! The Romanian Jews brought Pastrami on rye; an Italian immigrant introduced coal oven pizza, and Bagels were shared by the Polish Jews. Bagels and Lox, another New York prize, was a combination … Continue reading

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Spanish Omelet

I was taking a stroll down memory lane and remembered my 7th grade Spanish teacher. I had an assignment from another class to prepare some kind of cultural experience from another country – and I was assigned Spain. So where … 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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Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Seared Pork Chops

I love gnocchi – a delicious Italian potato dumpling. It’s typically served just buttered with some sage, but sometimes I like to get creative. Here is a recipe that uses fresh mushroom and is seasoned with rosemary and sherry. Add … Continue reading

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Rosemary Hasselback Potatoes with Sirloin Steaks

It’s date night at home.  This meal takes a little prep, but once the prep is done, it cooks up easy and delicious! The recipe is for two, but could easily be doubled if you want it for the whole … Continue reading

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Potato Latkes

Tomorrow is the beginning of Hanukkah.  The word Hanukkah is Hebrew for dedication.  This eight day holiday remembers the re-dedication of the temple after Judah the Maccabee drove the Greeks from the temple in the holy land.  When the faithful … Continue reading

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Bacon, Cheddar and Potato Chowder

Looking for something to warm you on these cold winter evenings?  Here’s a pretty easy chowder that fits the bill.  Creamy potatoes, smokey bacon and mounds of cheddar cheese.  It’s pretty easy to do 

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Waffle Day

Did you know that March 25 is Waffle Day?  It all started in Sweden as Våffeldagen.  It historically marks the beginning of Spring and is celebrated by eating a lot of waffles!  So in honor of waffle day – here are … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Potato Cheese Soup

It’s National Soup month!  A perfect time of year for a hot bowl of goodness!  The rest of the month will be soups that are simple enough for a week-night dinner!  And to start the parade – Grandpa’s Potato cheese … Continue reading

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Irish Coddle

Coddle, a potato and meat stew,  dates back to the 1700s in Ireland and is linked to the cities rather than the countryside.  Irish Catholics didn’t eat meat on Fridays, so they would prepare a potato and meat stew on … Continue reading

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