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Sunday Suppers: Easter’s Here

If you’re having a crowd over ham is always easier on the budget than lamb. Don’t forget the biscuits for leftovers! Honey-glazed or Molasses and Bourbon Ham Mashed Sweet Potatoes Green Bean Salad Spiced Strawberry Shortcake Don’t forget to make … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Easter’s Coming

We’ll have a budget-friendly Easter meal next week. This week, we’re going fancy pants. Roasted Lamb with Fennel Lemon Asparagus Duchess Potatoes Challah Lemon Bars

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Stuffed Leg of Lamb

Roast lamb creates such a wonderful aroma that it should be turned into a scent for air fresheners. Butterfly the bone out of the lamb leg and then cut the meat open as evenly as possible to make a somewhat … Continue reading

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Spiced sweet potatoes with toasted pecans

Every Easter and Thanksgiving, grocery stores conspire to ruin sweet potatoes. Beside the crates of yams or sweet potatoes, take your pick, yes I know there’s a difference but that’s for someone else to wax poetic about, are giant mounds … Continue reading

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Baked Ham with Molasses and Bourbon

Of course we picked a day where the high hit 91 to make this. The recipe is loosely based on one my wife found on Epicurious. She knew she wanted bourbon, molasses and pecan and viola! Since our ham was … Continue reading

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Braiding Challah

The recipe I use is from The Bread Bible and once again it is fairly advanced. I promise the next bread recipe will be far more simple. That said, I like her version because the substitution of honey for sugar … Continue reading

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