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Sunday Suppers: Easter’s Coming

We’ll have a budget-friendly Easter meal next week. This week, we’re going fancy pants. Roasted Lamb with Fennel Lemon Asparagus Duchess Potatoes Challah Lemon Bars

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Creamy Stovetop “Risotto”

Risotto is one of our favorite, favorite, favorite, favorite, favorite meals. Sometimes though we want the starch to be a side, not the meal’s star. But if we have risotto as a side we don’t have time for all that … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Steakhouse Favorites

Have you been to your favorite steakhouse lately? Bet your wallet is still smarting! Here’s a way to splurge, and we do mean splurge, at home. Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks with Onion Rings Mashed … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Spring Chicken Part Two

Here’s another elegant dinner that features chicken as its star. Upside-Down Chicken Florentine Scalloped Potatoes with Rosemary Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce

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Sunday Suppers: Spring Chicken Part One

We tend to overlook chicken when we’re making fancy meals for guests, which is just silly if you think about it. It’s tasty and it’s cheaper than other cuts of meat. Save the delicacies for date night. Lemon Chicken Quick … Continue reading

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Lyonnaise Potatoes

These potatoes are really tender and soft with a lot of flavor. Pair them with any number of roast or grilled meats. They do take a bit of time to prepare due to the caramelized onions. Lyonnaise Potatoes 2 lbs … Continue reading

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Spicy Potato Wedges

Remodeling has a way of demonstrating how much is in your pantry. Right now we have a baker’s rack in our living room filled with everything from cornstarch to sugar cubes. (When did we even buy those and why?) A … Continue reading

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Cheesey Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Before our kitchen remodeling started, the kitchen relocation project was well underway shepherded by the female half of this duo. The contents of that room have been spread to far-flung parts of the house. Champagne flutes? Katherine’s closet. Bundt pan? … Continue reading

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Mashed Turnips and Potatoes with Horseradish

These potatoes were excellent, but severely overshadowed by the lamb on the table. Poor little lonely potatoes. The recipe is adapted from this one originally in Gourmet. We felt a one-to-one ratio of potatoes to turnips would be too high … Continue reading

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Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon

This dish makes a nice side with steak or can be a meal in itself. If serving as a starter or side, one heart of romaine will serve two people. The dressing is tangy and a bit addictive. Splurge on … Continue reading

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