Monthly Archives: February 2012

Great cakes

This flourless chocolate cake has been a favorite of ours for ages. The recipe was printed in Bon Appetit in April 2001. (We always use dark chocolate not semi-sweet, but don’t otherwise alter the recipe so we’ll just provide the … Continue reading

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Sorghum and Pecan Pancakes

These hearty pancakes will get your morning off to a great start. (Yep, that was cheesy, but you’ll like these we swear.) Sorghum and Pecan Pancakes 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad

This is a really easy dish to make. The great thing about it is that anything can go in it along with the asparagus. I have used olives, fresh tomatoes, cucumber as well as many leftover roasted vegetables before. Anything … Continue reading

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Chili with Smoked Brisket and Venison

By Katherine I love seeing chili recipes, but never use one. It’s always about what’s on hand. A spoonful of salsa, leftover pico de gallo or burrito sauce, jalapenos that are getting wrinkly. (Oh come on, it happens.) But when … Continue reading

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Smoked Beef Brisket

Smoking beef brisket is about the same as pork ribs. Go here for that process. The longer the heat can stay low and the more smoke can pass over the better for flavor. I created a spicier rub for it … Continue reading

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Salmon Souffle

This would work well as a dinner or brunch dish, but does take some time and effort to prepare. I found a three-quart stock pot worked best, but anyone with a proper souffle pan will probably want to use that … Continue reading

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Cool as a Cucumber

This is not your grandfather’s gin and tonic. Because think about that, how long would that have been sitting out? The key is to let the gin and cucumber have plenty of time to get to know each other, like … Continue reading

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Red Meat and Caffeine

By Katherine On Valentine’s Day, I had planned to make this fantastic stuffed beef tenderloin that She Cooks He Cleans shared. But the butcher was only selling whole tenderloins about as long as my arm, and doing the math gave … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Redeye Gravy over Cheesy Grit Cakes

By Katherine Redeye gravy is normally served over creamy grits as a main dish, and it normally has lots of butter. But we were having an herbed butter with our main dish, so I didn’t want to overload on butter. … Continue reading

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Super Simple Lemony Asparagus

For sometime, we’ve fussed with juicing lemons. No more! Well at least not when it comes to roasting asparagus. Let the lemon slices do the work for you. Lemony Roasted Asparagus 1 small bunch of asparagus, washed and woody bits … Continue reading

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