Monthly Archives: November 2012

Savory Baked Apples

We had the same three apples in the refrigerator for an embarrassing long time, and one sad little piece of pancetta. (Italian bacon likes lots of friends.) Running low on veggies and in need of a side dish, an idea … Continue reading

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Moscow Mules

Any drink that has been endorsed by Oprah and Sweet Caroline should have been in our lineup long ago. Well at least by Caroline anyway. Moscow Mules 2 parts vodka 2 parts lime juice ginger beer mint or lime to … Continue reading

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The Other Mom’s Pork Chops

When we talk about family recipes, we’re normally talking about Greg’s family. (Cornbread stuffing notwithstanding.) This is a variation of a recipe from Katherine’s mom. It was a favorite growing up, but one she hadn’t thought of in years. We’re … Continue reading

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For the Love of Blog: Rufus Turns Two

By Katherine Two years ago Greg started this blog after a visit to the North Coast Brewery. I’m not a beer drinker, but I love that post. It’s one of the few that shows his face, handsome, happy and lit. … Continue reading

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Turkey “Shepherd’s” Pie

And now to use up some of that dark meat and gravy. If you don’t have leftover mashed potatoes it’s worth making more of your favorite recipe just to have this. We know it’s not really Shepherd’s Pie without lamb, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Brie Bites

This is a great way to repurpose that cranberry sauce. If you don’t have phyllo dough, wonton wrappers will also do the trick. (Sunday Suppers will return next week.) Cranberry Brie Bites 5 pieces phyllo dough 12 pecans 2-3 ounces … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

This is really good as a side by itself or as the base for any number of meat or vegetable mixes. It also works well for breakfast as a substitute for hash browns or with fried eggs on top. I … Continue reading

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Happy T-Day

With love in our hearts and food in our bellies, a home that smells of roasted turkey, and wine bottles that are rapidly emptying, we wish you all a good night. We hope your Thanksgiving was as happy as ours … Continue reading

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A little light reading…

We’re all about to be in turkey la-la land, at least if you live in the U.S., maybe if you live in Turkey or Canada too for all we know. So we’re making a humble suggestion on how to come … Continue reading

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Phyllo, Phyllo, Phyllo Pot Pies

This is a great way to use up Thanksgiving turkey or, just thinking out loud here, some chicken from a Julia Child recipe that you might have messed up and might have thrown a big hissy fit about while your … Continue reading

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