Monthly Archives: August 2013

Apple Cobbler

We’re guest blogging over at Raymund’s Ang Sarap today. Check out our recipe there.

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Lemon Chicken

This is a really quick dish that works perfect over rice or creamy grits. Lemon Chicken 2 chicken breasts deboned, skinned and butterflied into 4 pieces 1/2 cup flour 3 tbsp chopped sage 1 lemon 1/2 cup dry white wine … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mezcaritas

Fresh or frozen strawberries work great in this drink, but remember to cut back on the ice if you’re using frozen berries. If you don’t have Mezcal, use tequila but it will not have the same smokey kick. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Baked Butternut Squash

This is a really easy way to fancy up butternut squash and is a perfect side for chicken. The natural sweetness of the squash pairs well with the savory herbs. Butternut Squash Baked with Herbs 3 tbsp butter 1 butternut … Continue reading

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Boston Brown Bread

This is a great bread for breakfast or barbecue or by itself. It is a very dense bread as well so a little goes a long way. Normally Boston Brown Bread is cooked in an old metal coffee can but … Continue reading

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A Strange Summer

We have been having the strangest summer. Last week we turned off the air conditioning for five days straight in August. It was in the 80s and rained almost every day. This of course created all sorts of problems and … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Garden Goodness

We love our garden in August and visiting farmers markets too. Here are three recipes that make the most of produce. Zucchini Fritters Tomato Pie Figs in Cognac Caramel

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French Onion Soup

Really good french onion soup requires a couple of things. Use the sweetest onions possible, use the best gruyere possible and use a mixture of homemade beef and chicken stock. French Onion Soup 5 lbs sweet onions sliced paper thin … Continue reading

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Baked Figs with Amaretti

By Katherine I was a bad girl and ate all the baking chocolate. (Not the unsweetened stuff, but these dark bars Greg buys for chopping and melting.) That ruled out making my favorite fig recipe from last year. But as … Continue reading

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Thyme for Limoncello

We saw this lovely cocktail over at Annashortcakes and decided immediately that we had to make it. Fresh herbs, gin and limoncello sounded like a winning combo to us and it didn’t disappoint. (We made two small changes, letting the … Continue reading

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