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Mushroom Lemon Soup

  I’m not sure how I came up with this soup, but I was looking for a good mushroom soup recipe that didn’t have cream in it, couldn’t find one I liked, so I just started adding things. Leeks make … Continue reading

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Green Beans a la Basquaise

I’m reaching way back into the murky depths of time for this one–back to 1979, in fact.  Though 1979 wasn’t the first year I started subscribing to Bon Appetit,  it was my favorite year for the magazine, apparently.  So many of … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Rice Noodles

After several days of eating some pretty unhealthy food (we’re talking Mexican food several times, plus there may have been ice cream involved, not saying for sure), I was feeling the need this morning to eat some vegetables, and fresh … Continue reading

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Larry’s Chicken Pot Pie

Anyone who knows my husband Larry knows that his taste in food is not quite as eclectic as mine.  This may or may not be a gross understatement. In fact, his taste in food runs to comfort food with not … Continue reading

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On No Kyauk Swe

Sometimes I’ll just be sitting there, minding my business, when the thought of a food item or recipe will explode, fully formed, in my consciousness.  Does that ever happen to you?  No–just me?  Whatever.  Sometimes it’s a dish I had … Continue reading

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Carne con Chile

I haven’t posted here in a while, I know.  But this dish is worth the wait. Recently my brother (see his blog here, though it’s not usually about food) sent me a text alerting me to check out a recipe … Continue reading

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Orange-Rosemary Glazed Salmon

  I’ve talked before about my love of salmon.  Here, here, and here are some of my other favorite ways to prepare it.  This one is going on the list.  This one is definitely going on the list. I found the recipe … Continue reading

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Avocado

I really like summer food, on the whole, better than winter food.  It can get pretty warm around here in South Texas, so cooking is not always appealing, but if you can throw together a quick salad and it tastes … Continue reading

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Sausage Balls

Do you know Sausage Balls?  I’ve been making them for years and it’s something that I seriously thought everyone in the country knew about.  But from time to time I hear of someone who has never had them, never made … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Tart with Raspberry Sauce

Not really a cheesecake, but cheesecake-like, this amazingly rich and delicious dessert is a real show-stopper.  I like it best the way the original recipe appeared in Bon Appétit a few years back, with an amazing cranberry and port wine … Continue reading

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