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Steak Frites

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always features two stars: steak and potatoes. After celebrating 16 of his birthdays — clearly we met in kindergarten — coming up with new ways to make steak and potato dishes can be a challenge. (Sometimes … Continue reading

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Open-faced Sandwiches with Fried Green Tomato, Bacon and Egg

Our tomato plants still have a few lonely green tomatoes on them and we hate to let them go to waste. To make these sandwiches toast a nice thick slice of rye or whole wheat bread for each person, top … Continue reading

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Lyonnaise Potatoes

These potatoes are really tender and soft with a lot of flavor. Pair them with any number of roast or grilled meats. They do take a bit of time to prepare due to the caramelized onions. Lyonnaise Potatoes 2 lbs … Continue reading

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Fried Calamari

We love fried calamari. There have to be some pretty good appetizers on a menu for us not to order it. At home any fried food is a bit of a mess so we seldom enjoy it. This is worth … Continue reading

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Not your nana’s lasagna

In my house growing up there was only one way to make lasagna. Recipe is here. Although I love nana’s recipe, every once in awhile, I felt that maybe a white sauce with vegetables would be a tasty alternative. Much … Continue reading

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Potatoes+Cheese+Cream=No Leftovers

This is a great side for any roasted meat, but it works really well with lamb and beef. Do not let the cream come to a boil while baking or it will curdle. Potatoes Au Gratin 2 lbs baking potatoes … Continue reading

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Super Creamy Awesome Grits

Sometimes there just needs to be more fat in a dish. For regular grit preparation go here. Use the fancy stone ground grits for this dish. They can usually be found in a special burlap sack in the health food … Continue reading

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