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Roasted Eggplant Caprese

This is a great appetizer or first course that depends on fresh small whole eggplant. The type straight from the garden works best. Baked Eggplant Caprese 6-8 small whole eggplant sliced in half 1 large tomato sliced into 6-8 flat … Continue reading

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Artisian Crackers

These crackers are really cheap, easy to make and taste great. Making cracker dough is very similar to pie crust and is a great way to improve your skills at making pastry. Rosemary Crackers 2 cups – 2 tbsp unbleached … Continue reading

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Cilantro Yogurt Dipping Sauce

This is a very flavorful dipping sauce perfect with naan or roti. It is also good for vegetables, meat kabobs and just about anything else you may want to dunk in it. Fresh jalapenos can be substituted for the pickled … Continue reading

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Potato Dippers

This is a great first course or snack. It also works well for a party or tapas night. Any small potato will work, like new or fingerling, the blue potatoes just look cool. Use full fat or fat free plain … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese and Pesto Dipping Sauce

We love cream, but don’t often keep it in the house. So when we do, let’s just say we go a little crazy. This is a decadent dip that would also be greated stuffed in cherry tomatoes, spread on crusty … Continue reading

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Fried Sage Leaves

This is a great snack or starter with a cheese and cold cut plate. They also work great as a topping on salad or pasta. Make sure to use really big fresh leaves, preferably off a plant in your yard. … Continue reading

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Super Sandwich #4

This is by no means healthy. It is really, really, exceptionally, good though. Always use real mayo. I like the olive oil brand from Kraft the best. Corned Beef and Pate Sandwich 1/4 lb sliced corned beef 3 tbsp pate … Continue reading

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Apple Barley Pudding

Some folks may remember a certain holiday just past. The one with all the heavy drinking and food. You know, President’s Day. In an attempt to discover an authentic Irish dessert to follow the standard meal of alcohol and pickled … Continue reading

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Snow Days

By Katherine (Photos by Greg) Snow isn’t too common in these parts and a White Christmas, well it had been 80 or so years since we’d had one. (Not for us personally, but the great state of Arkansas.) So in … Continue reading

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A Better Cheese Dip

Here in our little part of the South everyone loves cheese dip. It is on almost every menu, no matter how fancy the restaurant may be. The “authentic” recipe is made with  processed cheese like Velveeta and a can of … Continue reading

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