Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dinner..

So I cheated and bought some of those new frozen “griller” potatoes and threw them on the grill tonight along with a steak. Note to self – must be careful as they burn VERY easily. I think fresh would have … Continue reading

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Spinach salad..

I love spinach salads.. Tonight I put a bunch of blackberries and strawberries over fresh spinach. Sprinkled with fresh parmesan cheese. And poured some Hendrickson’s dressing over the top. YUM! Oh, and fresh cracked black pepper of course!

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You ain’t southern..

if you don’t like cucumbers and vinegar… yummmyyyyy… DD makes this for me – no recipe – all by taste. LOL Peel the cucumbers, slice thin, she uses a mandolin. Put into large bowl. Pour red wine vinegar and apple … Continue reading

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Sunday dinner..

Tomorrow, school starts for DD, so thought I would make a good dinner tonight.. I am NOT great at using the BBQ grill yet but I’m getting there. Bought 2 small filets, cracked a bunch of pepper on them and … Continue reading

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Easy corn on the cob..

When you’re in a hurry – corn seems to take forever to cook in boiling water. Plus, it’s so easy to overcook that way and you end up with nasty mushy corn.. So, I shuck mine, lay it cross wise … Continue reading

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Dinner..

so this was the dinner last night.. yes, it was delicious.. yes I will make it again, and yes I felt RENEWED cooking again.. and that was a great feeling. thanks for reading, thanks for any comments, and thanks for … Continue reading

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Mini key lime tarts

I typically bake a key lime pie, but I wanted to try something different this time. I have small tart pans, and I greased them well. I then made the graham cracker crust: 18-20 graham cracker squares (I use cinnamon … Continue reading

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Parmesan Chicken

Most of the time, skinless, boneless chicken breasts get tough when baked.. Not this recipe!! I used english muffin crumbs for the coating – yummy! 6 Tbs dijon mustard 3 tsp white wine vinegar (I used champagne vinegar) 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Rosemary French Bread

Yes, I cheat, I use a breadmaker (thanks to my good friend who gave me an AWESOME one!) Anyway, the recipe is incredibly easy and makes fabulous bread. Layer into breadmaker pan the following ingredients: 1 1/3 cup water 1 … Continue reading

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Rosemary Garlic Potatoes (take 2)

I have made these potatoes for a looong time. I just started using the mandolin to cut them – and WOW what a difference!! Here is my original recipe: http://www.cookiesandcurtains.com/2013/01/12/rosemary-garlic-roasted-potatoes/ However, now I cut the potatoes up with the mandolin, … Continue reading

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