Monthly Archives: October 2012

Donna’s Chicken

We saw Donna’s recipe for Chicken Parmesano Vino Blanco over at The Slow Roasted Italian and knew we had to make it. We don’t often keep cream in the kitchen, so when we do have it it’s a real treat … Continue reading

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Spicy Kale Chips

By Katherine We’re far more likely to have turnip greens in the refrigerator than kale. Turnip greens are cheaper down here and as much as I want to I haven’t jumped on the kale bandwagon. (In fairness, I’m not the … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Potato Curry

The initial idea of combining eggplant and potato in a curry was inspired after trying an Indian restaurant in town. Their take had more of a mild broth-based sauce combined with a lentil puree but the flavor combination of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Breakfast for Dinner

There’s just something about eating eggs for dinner. So our latest Sunday Supper is all about breakfast. Puffy Omelette Venison or Pastrami Hash Cheddar Drop Biscuits And we say Bloody Marys aren’t just for brunch: Neither are mimosas!

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Squash Soup

Aside from a little bacon, this is a lighter take on cream-based soups through the use of Greek yogurt. That’s not saying that cream couldn’t be used instead to finish it. I used a turban squash, but any yellow acorn … Continue reading

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Flambeed Pears with Star Anise

This is only our second dessert post this month. Apparently, we’re already saving room for Thanksgiving pie! This dessert is great all by itself. But it would also be spectacular on ice cream, pound cake or with a bit of … Continue reading

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When Zombies Attack: A Movie, Music and Cocktail Marathon

Since we won’t have a weekly cocktail post until after Halloween — longer if there’s a zombie apocalypse and the power goes out — we’re posting our scariest drink yet a few days early. Scary as in that’s a lot … Continue reading

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Super Simple Roasted Pepper Soup for Two

Soups can take forever to make. Soak the beans. Sweat the potatoes. Chop the vegetables. Break the pasta… This is a quick alternative that’s great as a starter for four or a main course for two. The ratios can easily … Continue reading

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Venison and Turnip Green Frittata

The venison really complements the flavor of the turnip greens in this pie. Bacon is an all right substitute though if necessary. Venison And Turnip Green Frittata 1/2 lb ground venison 1 bunch turnip greens washed, leaves torn from stems … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Apples

This is a pretty quick dish that would work well for a weeknight dinner or fancy dinner party. The secret is Grand Marnier, accept no substitutes. Pork with Apples 4 pork loin chops 1/2″ thick 4 apples cored and sliced … Continue reading

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