Category Archives: Recipes

Ratatouille

Thanks to a very entertaining film from Pixar, ratatouille has had a reboot from the rustic roasted casserole that nine times out of 10 turned into a gummy inedible mess. The fancier version is good, but it loses some of … Continue reading

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Corn Salad with Feta and Candied Bacon

Here is another use for candied bacon. Serve this on top of a bed of greens, or on top of a pile of stewed black beans on top of a bed of greens on top of tortilla chips. Or use … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pancakes

We like to think Elvis was doing this a long time ago in a galaxy far far more awesome. Peanut Butter Pancakes 1 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

We’ve wanted to jazz up our deviled eggs ever since Jed over at Sports Glutton posted a fantastic looking recipe for jalapeno deviled eggs with candied bacon way back in December. What can we say sometimes recipes stick in our … Continue reading

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Candied Bacon

This is a very simple recipe. The finished bacon can be stored in an airtight container for at least a week. Candied Bacon 3/4 lb thick bacon (10 slices) 1/4 cup brown sugar Black pepper Heat oven to 325 degrees. … Continue reading

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Iced Espresso

Here is a refreshing way to spend the afternoon. Make sure to use homemade creme de menthe. Iced Espresso 3 cups ice 1 cup creme de menthe 2 cups strong espresso room temperature or cold 1/4 cup Kamora 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is yet another way to stuff peppers that takes advantage of how pintos break down into creamy yumminess when cooked twice. Use any color of pepper you want, just choose ones that can stand up on their own. Peppers … Continue reading

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Figs with Honey, Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Figs are really starting to come in down here and one of Katherine’s coworkers brought her a batch he’d pick from his own tree. They needed to be eaten that night, but who has time for elaborate desserts after work? … Continue reading

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Caponata

This is a classic Sicilian appetizer that works well hot or cold. Serve it over polenta or with toasted bread. Caponata 1 1/2 lbs eggplant partially peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes 1 large rib celery diced fine 1 onion … Continue reading

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Peach Butter

Here is a great way to use some of those really fresh ripe peaches sitting on the counter. Go here for how to can jams. Peach Butter 5 lbs peaches skinned and cut into small chunks 2 cups sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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