Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday Suppers: Sweet Meets Meat

Great meals don’t have to call for endless ingredients. Sometimes simple is best. Of course, pork does take while to cook. Might as well make a cake while you wait… Pork with Marmalade and Fresh Sage Basil Beans Polenta Pear … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries*

No this isn’t one of the two fried recipes we post a year. These babies are baked, and they’re fantastic. If you don’t have Chinese Five Spices, then the spice of your choice would work. A smoky paprika would taste … Continue reading

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Salmon with a Maple Glaze

This is a really quick dinner. The fish can be prepared in the morning and cooked right before it is time to eat making this an excellent main course for a party as well. Make sure the salmon is high … Continue reading

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Cucumber Citrus Martini

We got this idea from the Greenhouse Grill in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We didn’t try their drink, opting for a mimosa and beer instead, but tucked away the idea to try at home. Sure it’s a bit summery, but our fall … Continue reading

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A Waldorf Remix

By Katherine Growing up, I loved Waldorf salad, which means at some point in my life, mayo didn’t bug me. My hatred of mayo now runs far deeper than any childhood memory of apple trees and mom’s cooking. Making the … Continue reading

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Pickle Me This Again

This was my first attempt at pickles and they turned out pretty fantastic. Next time I may cut the cucumbers into slices for some and spears for others. Always use the freshest produce for any canning recipe. This made two … Continue reading

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Our Kitchen After a Road Trip

We took a little road trip up north recently to the Ozarks and a little town called Eureka Springs. It was rainy and we didn’t take many photos, a first for Greg. But we did bring back some souvenirs. Every … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cafeteria Style

Grab a tray. Load up your plate. It’s down home, cafeteria style eating today. You might want to pace yourself or loosen the belt. Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Macaroni and Cheese Anna’s Turnip Greens Blueberry Cobbler

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Applesauce with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

This is a great way to use up extra apples after a trip to an orchard. The flavor and texture is so far superior to store bought it is not even worth comparing the two together. This will work as … Continue reading

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Fall (Off Your Stool) Drinks

Really, we mean drinks for autumn, but Roger often talks of falling off stools and we couldn’t resist. We’ve only just turned off the AC so we’re not quite in fall mode yet, but we are in the mood. (Greg’s … Continue reading

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