Yearly Archives: 2009

Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

I love these things.. I love all mint-chocolate recipes, and especially this one, as it is really just yum.  It is, as most of my recipes are, simple and easy to do.  It does take some time, and is a … Continue reading

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Good Eats Roast Turkey Recipe

This is Alton Brown’s Good Eats Recipe for Turkey. Good Eats Roast Turkey Recipe Recipe courtesy Alton Brown 1 (14-16 pound) frozen young turkey For the brine: 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 gallon vegetable stock … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

A few of my Thanksgiving Recipes as a collection: Thanksgiving Day Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread Grandmas Pumpkin Pie Juice Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Dinner: How To Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey Sausage & Mushroom Sage Dressing /Stuffing Simple Baked Cream Corn Twice … Continue reading

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Cuban Style Black Beans and Rice

The first time I had this, I wanted to eat it and eat it, and eat it, and eat it.  I made my mouth sing and my belly way too full (after 3 bowls!!).  The recipe comes from my ex-Father-In-Law, … Continue reading

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Frugal Recipes – Great Depression Cooking

I recently saw a link, via reddit.com, which pointed to a YouTube video for “Indulge in Frugality:  Great Depression cooking with Clara“”. Clara is a 94 year old woman, who shows how to create some frugal recipes, dating back to … Continue reading

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

My previous job kept me insanely busy and a bit too stressed out to even want to cook, let alone write anything recipe related on my blog.  There just wasn’t enough time or energy for either cooking or blogging.  But, … Continue reading

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Overnight Oatmeal Pancakes (Hotcakes)

Pancakes, in the US, are usually sweet versions.  You can find savory pancakes but it really is not the norm.  The variations of recipes are just amazing, using all sorts of ingredients such as cornmeal, buttermilk, buckwheat, almond flour, wheat … Continue reading

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