Monthly Archives: January 2015

Venison Braised in Tomatoes

Here is another great way to slow cook a whole venison shoulder. Braised Venison with Tomatoes 1 6-8 lb venison shoulder cut in half at the joint silver skin removed 2 cups red wine 2 28 oz cans whole tomatoes … Continue reading

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Green Tea with Gin and Ginger

We still have some tasty, but potent candied ginger leftover from the holidays. It might not last much longer since it makes for such a tasty tea cocktail. Green Tea with Gin and Ginger 1 green teabag 1 tbsp candied … Continue reading

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Steak Frites

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always features two stars: steak and potatoes. After celebrating 16 of his birthdays — clearly we met in kindergarten — coming up with new ways to make steak and potato dishes can be a challenge. (Sometimes … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Big Meals for the Big Game

Because sometimes you don’t want to mess with a bunch of small plates, here are some meals that will serve a crowd. Have guests bring desserts or hit up your favorite bakery. Veggie Lasagna with Italian Bread and Caesar Salad … Continue reading

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Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento and Egg

By Katherine Here’s a little breakfast beauty I made for Greg recently. We used some flax seed bread he made because it was on hand, but sourdough or a light wheat would work well too. Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento … Continue reading

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Bloody Maria

Because there is tequila and tomato juice in the cupboard. Bloody Maria 2-3 oz Reposado tequila 2 dashes Tapatio 3 dashes angostura bitters 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Old Bay seasoning 1 oz pickled jalapeno brine 5.5 oz … Continue reading

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Ham Glazed with Mustard

The marinade for this ham has a hint of sweetness without adding any sugars. Ham Glazed with Mustard 7-8 lb bone in ham 1/8 cup Dijon mustard 1/8 cup spicy brown mustard 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger 1/8 cup cider … Continue reading

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