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November 2015

Moroccan Spiced Venison Gyros with Spicy Tzatziki

One meat I always have an abundance every fall and winter is venison. I am always looking for new, innovative venison dishes. I love gyros and Middle Eastern inspired dishes. I spent a summer in college studying in the Atlas Mountains of Northern Morocco, and dishes like couscous and schwarma were some of my favorites. This […]…

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Bacon, Lettuce, & Pear?

Click here for Bacon, Lettuce, and Pear Sandwich from Tasting Table. BLT’s are one of my favorites. Main reason is that I love bacon! I tried the Fried Green Tomatoes BLTs which were fabulous. So when I ran across the “BLP”, I knew I had to try it. This recipe calls for pickled pear, aioli, […]…

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Crispy Pork Milanese from Food and Wine

My family loved this dish. I went to the meat market and requested the pork cutlets. I believe having the 3 ounce cutlets contribute to the crispiness of the pork. I made a few small changes to the recipe. I used plain 100% apple juice instead of cider because that is what I had on […]…

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Sugar Cookies via The Little Chef

Halloween is officially over, and the holidays are right around the corner. This sugar cookie recipe is simple, classic sugar cookie that I often made for holiday parties and dinners. It has been requested on a number of occasions. I found this recipe in one of my Grandmother’s old cookbooks, and I had actually lost it for […]…

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Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta….New Family Favorite!

My brother sells Cutco knives which by the way I highly recommend. This is another recipe he sent from the Cutco Kitchen. He may have sent it because he wanted me to make it when he came to visit. No worries, I will definitely make this again and again….and again. I loved this dish! The […]…

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Indulgent Dessert with a Decadent Chocolate Lava Cake

This chocolate lava cake is rich, indulgent dessert. Even though sweets are not my thing, I enjoyed making this dessert and enjoyed eating it. One reason being I had an excuse to go buy some new ramekins, woohoo! I bought some great Pioneer Woman ramekins at Walmart for under $2 a piece available in lovely warm colors. This […]…

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Grilled Flank Steak with Lemon-Herb Sauce

The best part of this recipe is the lemon herb sauce. I have made several different dishes with a lemon herb sauce, this lemon herb sauce is one of our favorites. I bought a great cut of flank steak at my favorite local meat market, Richard’s Country Meat Market. I didn’t have time the day […]…

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