Monthly Archives: August 2007

Simple Hash Browns

My Grandmother (known as “Gram” on this blog from now on) makes these hash browns that are just.. amazingly good. They are light and crispy and were a total freaking mystery to me until about 2 years ago. There is … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons, plus variations

These are just.. yummyness.  One of the girls in my office brought macaroons in last week.. premade/packaged things.  They were okay, but.. well… incredibly heavy and greasy.  They made me in the mood for the ones I make.   They are … Continue reading

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"Grownup" Crunchy Parmesan Chicken Nuggets

Okay, so you use the Internet to find recipes – I just did a Google search for ‘chicken recipe’ and it came up with a total 6,260,000. Whooakay. I actually laughed out loud when I saw that number come up. … Continue reading

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Homemade Italian Bread Crumbs:

Homemade Italian Bread Crumbs: 2 cups stale bread or 10-12 slices 1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons parsley flakes1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon oregano 1 1/4 cups freshly grated Parmesan Heat oven to 250 degrees F. Arrange bread in a single layer on a baking … Continue reading

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Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette 2 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons balsamic vinegarFreshly ground black pepper In a medium bowl, mash the garlic well.  Add salt and continue to mash it together.  Whisk in the balsamic vinegar, and 1/2 cup of oil.  Add pepper … Continue reading

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Roast Beef Wraps – Tortilla Wraps, part 1

Growing up in the mid-western state of Nebraska – the western end, to boot, means I was around a lot of Mexican foods. Though this recipe isn’t a Mexican recipe, it does contain tortillas. Some people love sandwiches, some like … Continue reading

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