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Open-faced Sandwiches with Fried Green Tomato, Bacon and Egg

Our tomato plants still have a few lonely green tomatoes on them and we hate to let them go to waste. To make these sandwiches toast a nice thick slice of rye or whole wheat bread for each person, top … 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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Fried Calamari

We love fried calamari. There have to be some pretty good appetizers on a menu for us not to order it. At home any fried food is a bit of a mess so we seldom enjoy it. This is worth … Continue reading

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Not your nana’s lasagna

In my house growing up there was only one way to make lasagna. Recipe is here. Although I love nana’s recipe, every once in awhile, I felt that maybe a white sauce with vegetables would be a tasty alternative. Much … Continue reading

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Potatoes+Cheese+Cream=No Leftovers

This is a great side for any roasted meat, but it works really well with lamb and beef. Do not let the cream come to a boil while baking or it will curdle. Potatoes Au Gratin 2 lbs baking potatoes … Continue reading

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Super Creamy Awesome Grits

Sometimes there just needs to be more fat in a dish. For regular grit preparation go here. Use the fancy stone ground grits for this dish. They can usually be found in a special burlap sack in the health food … Continue reading

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Beer-Battered Onion Rings are Perfection

I love fried onions. Whether they are in rings, petals, shredded, or the entire onion is deep fried does not matter. What does matter is picking the right process to make them. This is how to make the tastiest, crispiest, … Continue reading

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