Monthly Archives: December 2012

The amaryllis

It finally is coming to life! I planted this thing SIX weeks ago and it is finally growing! I was about to throw it out!

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New Years Eve Dinner

Amazing AMAZING dinner The prime rib was excellent!! And the horseradish cream was a perfect accompaniment! Garlic potatoes were delish! Green beans were crisp! Herb bread was mouth watering! Silverado Merlot was smooth. Dessert yet to come! DD is in … Continue reading

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The beast is in the oven

In the oven it goes!!!!

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Lest you think I am a food snob…

This morning, we were out running errands. We went right by Aldi’s on our way to drop off the stupid Win8 computer at The UPS Store to ship it back. I bought all this amazing stuff for $9.71. What a … Continue reading

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Views from my pantry

I thought I would show you some of the shelves in my pantry. My spices are alphabetized. Yes that sounds nuts but I have too many and cannot find them otherwise! I have a bazillion oils and vinegars and sauces. … Continue reading

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The standing rib roast has been rubbed

Preheat oven to 375. And so the preparation has begun. I mixed up equal parts salt, garlic powder and black pepper. I rubbed it onto a 4 pound rib roast. It is resting now and will go into the oven … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Had this at a friend’s house and HOUNDED her for the recipe.. It is so delish!! Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya – (makes 10 servings) 2-3 lbs. chicken cut into bite size pieces (I use all white meat but feel free … Continue reading

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Jane’s Yeast Roll Recipe

I have made this recipe 100x. The trick? Do NOT use water that is TOO hot or it will kill the yeast. Also, make the rolls a decent size or they dry out when baking. Third – do NOT bake … Continue reading

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NYE Dinner… Prime rib. Hmmm. Trying to

NYE Dinner… Prime rib. Hmmm. Trying to decide what to go with it. Baked sweet potatoes. Loaded potatoes. Vegetables. Dessert. Decisions decisions.

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Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

I made this yesterday as I thought it would be a good accompaniment to the filets.. And it was! 1 1/2 pounds yukon gold potatoes, peeled and sliced very thin (I used a mandolin. Well actually DD did as she … Continue reading

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