Posts tagged recipes

Book Drawing: Cranberry-White Chocolate Chip Cookies

   December 5, 2012 1:38 pm    0

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “America’s Best Pies” from the American Pie Council. The winner is Priscilla Cochran. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Priscilla Cochran, you are eligible for this week’s drawing from “The Old Farmer’s Everyday Baking Almanac,” put out by the publishers of The…


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Cheesy Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

   November 23, 2012 12:44 pm    0

I hope everyone had a great meal yesterday. Loyal readers made the list of things I’m thankful for. Also, big props for tuning in today while others run each other over on their way to the cheap TVs. I was done with squash. Really done. I kind of overdid it on the butternut variety back…


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Belated Book-Drawing — and Matthew’s Chicken Curry

   November 15, 2012 3:29 pm    0

Sorry I failed to show up yesterday. I was trapped under something heavy. Thanks for entering the drawing for “How to Build A Better Pie,” by Millicent Souris. The winner is Marilyn Goss. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Marilyn Goss, you can enter next week’s drawing for “Cooking With…


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Apple Crisp and scoop of sanity

   October 12, 2012 1:50 pm    0

I made an Apple Crisp a few weeks ago when I bought my first bag of local apples. The recipe came from my well used Good Housekeeping “Great Baking” book. The crisp was killer. Later on I realized just how killer. One serving cost me the WW Points total I’d usually spend on an entire…


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Book-drawing Wednesday, and bonus cinnamon roll

   October 10, 2012 3:25 pm    0

Hey, thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “The Sweet Magnolias Cookbook,” by Sherryl Woods with Chef Teddi Wohlford. The winner is Jerry Banko. I’ll pop it in the mail today. This week, blog readers get a bonus recipe from “I Love Cinnamon Rolls,” by Judith Fertig, which Rhonda Schember wrote about in today’s…


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Turkey-and-Onion Paprikash, like, now

   September 27, 2012 12:35 pm    0

My first paprikash experience came at the worst time in my life. The Hungarian woman across the street brought a vat of it over to my house after the funeral for my daughter in 2004. Never one to miss a meal, even at my emotional nadir, I ate it up, and asked her for the…


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Barbecue Pulled Chicken could be a weekend-saver

   September 21, 2012 12:39 pm    0

When we’re home on the weekends, which is about half the time, I usually like to make dinner a project. That is, unless I’ve been driving around all day or working in the yard. Then, by the time we’re hungry, it’s too late for that, and my family hangs out in the living room, hungry…


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Book-drawing Wednesday, and Fried Green Tomatoes

   September 19, 2012 12:21 pm    0

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Driveway Chef’s Cookbook for the Football Season,” by John T. Guseman. The winner is Jim Rowe. I’ll pop it in the mail today. Interestingly, this cookbook of deep-fried everything generated 14 times as many entries as last week’s gluten-free cookbook. I find this amusing, if not surprising…


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Loaves videos — and Half-Hour Gumbo

   September 14, 2012 12:00 pm    0

I’ve been keeping something from you. I’m not sure why, but it’s time to share: We made video of my making three Loaves & Dishes recipes that you can see on They’re a work in progress, including my failure to share these links with you until now. TOMATO WATERMELON SALAD COLORFUL CORN CHOWDER TOMATO-PESTO…


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Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breast

   September 13, 2012 11:18 am    0

Recipes that require rolling anything around anything else, such as thin cuts of meat rolled around savory fillings, fill me with trepidation. I’m the world’s worst food stylist, and dishes like this, in my hands at least, always come out looking like something squashed by a demented toddler. It’s been a while since I felt…


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