Category Archives: Recipes

Salmon and Red Pepper Quiche

The sweetness of the roasted red bell peppers and the smoky salmon really elevate this quiche. As does the cream and cheese. Salmon and Red Bell Pepper Quiche 1 pie crust 8 oz smoked salmon chopped fine 1 red bell … Continue reading

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Scofflaw

Here is another great way to enjoy bourbon. For those who do not know simple syrup is 1 part water and 1 part sugar brought to a boil and then cooled. Scofflaw 2 oz bourbon 1 oz dry vermouth 1/4 … Continue reading

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Grit Cakes with Spicy Cheese Sauce

Here is another way to use grits. Any sauce can be poured over the cakes and they work as well as polenta with most meats. Of course a heavy cheese sauce is always a good way to go. Grit Cakes … Continue reading

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Stout Marinated Venison

Here is another way to cook venison shoulder. This marinade could also be used for a tougher cut of beef. Serve this with rice or bulgur pilaf. Use Guinness extra stout for this or any recipe. That is the version … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pecan Pancakes

Strawberry season is getting close. Here is a good way to use some berries that may have been bought before they should have. For those who want a lighter cake use all white flour. Strawberry Pecan Pancakes 3/4 cup whole … Continue reading

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Bourbon Iced Teas

We always have unsweet iced tea in the refrigerator. In the summer months we can’t seem to keep enough brewed. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may also know that we generally have bourbon on hand. Often … Continue reading

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Grilled Orange Salmon

Here is a quick simple way to grill salmon. The grilled oranges are especially good if they are Mandarin. Grilled Orange Salmon 1-2 lb salmon fillet skin on 2 Mandarin oranges peeled and separated in half 1/2 cup fresh orange … Continue reading

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