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Black Bean Hummus

By Katherine It’s been a hectic few months in the Rufus household. Most of our weekends have been consumed by a bathroom remodel and Greg’s dad came for an extended stay to help with the project. It wasn’t extended enough … Continue reading

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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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Fried Eggs and Ham

Technically this is fried eggs and mortadella, but that just doesn’t have the same ring. To recreate this sandwich at home: Fry up a few slices of baloney, ham or mortadella, (about 30 seconds over medium heat should do it), … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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Grilled Halibut with Pepper Harissa sauce

This is a fantastic spicy sauce that takes advantage of grilled peppers. It is a perfect match for fresh Halibut steaks that Katherine’s coworker brought back from Seattle. Have we mentioned we love this coworker? The sauce would also work … Continue reading

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