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Steaks on the Barbie

it was 81° today.  That’s BBQ’n weather. I’ve gotten a couple of good deals on whole eyes of round, so knife in hand, I’ve cut up some steaks, cubes, roasts… The freezer is looking good, right now… These were simple salt-...

Meatloaf Sandwiches

I dreamt of this all day long.  A fresh baguette, slices of French Rustic Meatloaf, and a triple cream brie with just a hint of mayonnaise.  It was a dream come true. Sometimes the most simple of things can be the best – and this is definitely one of ...

Birthday Meatloaf

Meatloaf?!?  Did he say MEATLOAF?!? Yes, I said meatloaf.  Victor’s all-time favorite meal ...

Birthday Weekend Part Trois

Many moons ago, I subscribed to Eating Well magazine.  I liked it so much I bought a cook book fro...

Panini

The experiment with the brioche dough to make buns worked!  I patted out the dough on a floured co...

Blackberry Ice Cream

If ya don’t have an ice cream maker, consider going out and getting one! The recipe comes fro...

Birthday Weekend Part Deux

What a fun day today has been!  Victor spent the day outside – at the garden store, planting...

Let The Birthday Weekend Begin!

Victor’s birthday is Monday. After being together for almost 16 years, we’ve finally re...

Brioche and Beef

  I’ve been thinking that the no-knead brioche dough would make great hamburger buns so t...

Panko Chicken

This was going to be a salad night.  Alas, it is dreary-wet outside.  Not really conducive to gri...

Back Home

To quote Simon and Garfunkle: Gee, but it’s great to be back home.  Home is where I want to ...

The Last Supper

Well, not exactly, because I rather doubt that pork was on the menu at The Last Supper, but this is...

Artichokes

I don’t remember the first time I ate an artichoke.  Like many foods, they just seem to have...

Cupcakes

I am finally using these way-fun cupcake holders!  I first saw them on Trevor’s blog and kne...