Category Archives: Recipes

Salisbury Steak

This is a classic recipe found at any late-night diner as a blue-plate special. It is also very tasty and simple to make. Salisbury Steak For patties 1 lb ground beef 2 tbsp garlic chopped fine 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce … Continue reading

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Honey-Mustard Potatoes

By Katherine This side is simple enough for a weeknight meal and tasty enough for a more elaborate dinner as well. I hate baking potatoes because it seems like there’s always something else that needs to go in the oven … Continue reading

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A Reuben for the Handyman

By Katherine Another house project is underway so I’ve taken over most of the day-to-day cooking as Greg solders pipes, hangs drywall and breaks out power tools. Yes, I’m also helping with the project. So far I’ve stripped wallpaper, removed popcorn … Continue reading

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Red wine Braised Ham

The sauce is the star for this simple dish. Ham Braised in Red Wine 5-6 lb smoked ham fat trimmed off 2 cups dry red wine 2 cups chicken stock 1 onion halved and sliced thin 1 tomato diced fine … Continue reading

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Weekend or Weeknight Chicken and Trying Out a New Coop

This recipe can be super simple or a little more involved, depending on whether you make your own ghee and garam masala. The spice mix only takes a few minutes to measure out and grind up, but making your own … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Spread

The secret to this Southern staple is a mix of different cheddar cheeses. Pimento Cheese 8 oz extra sharp orange cheddar shredded 8 oz mild English cheddar shredded 4 oz sharp Vermont white cheddar shredded 8 oz Neufchatel cream cheese … Continue reading

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Braised Ribs and Rigatoni

This recipe is adapted from Lidia’s Italy. It is a great way to cook ribs if you are tired of barbecue. Braised Short Ribs 1 rack pork spare ribs 2 onions sliced thin 1 head garlic chopped roughly 6-8 pickled … Continue reading

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