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Burgers on the Barbie

Those peppers from yesterday?!?  Boy, did they ever make a great burger!  As did a bit of the strawberry BBQ sauce, cheese, bacon, tomato, red onion, catsup, mayo, and mustard. I mixed a bit of the BBQ sauce in with the meat before forming the patties for a...

Chicken Salad Salad

Tonight’s dinner started with my weekly trek to Gentile’s this morning.  Sunshine, blue skies, minimal traffic… It was the perfect drive down.  I had the wiondows open, the radio blaring.  What’s that expression… “Dance ...

Salmon and Mango

I can tell it’s time to go shopping – the plates are getting a bit disjointed.  But th...

Strawberry Pineapple Pork Tenderloin

After grilling all day long, I thought I would come home and – grill.  What can I say?  I&#...

Friday Fish

As a kid growing up in the ’50s and ’60s, fish on Friday was an automatic.  But…...

Strawberry BBQ Sauce

I knew at 7:30 this morning I was making a Strawberry BBQ Sauce tonight.  What I didn’t know...

Fresh Fruit Salsa

I am lovin’ the produce market, right now!  All my favorite fruits are arriving – fres...

More Clean-Out and Repurposing

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you courtesy of last night’s taco filling and the night ...

Multi-Meat Tacos and Canned Salad

The cabinet and freezer clean-out continues. I tend to buy whole beef or pork loins, whole chickens...

Tonight’s Dinner and Last Night’s Dessert

I’ve been working at cleaning out the fridge and the freezer.  Tonight was all about finishi...

Canard avec l’orange et la sauce à chipotle

Yep.  You read that right – Duck with an Orange and Chipotle Sauce.  Can we say WOW boys an...

Chicken, Mushrooms, Wild Rice, and Another Great Dessert

Under those saucy mushrooms is a panko-breaded chicken breast stuffed with ham and asiago cheese. T...

Steaks on the Barbie

I think I’m in a rut.  Seems like I’m grilling more steaks this year than any year sin...

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

If you guessed “That brownie isn’t cooked!” you win the kewpie doll! I was in the...

Buckwheat Groats

It’s been a while since I cooked kasha.  It’s virtually always in the cabinet, but get...