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Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

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Whether they’re slathered in butter or covered in gravy, nothing beats  still-warm, flaky buttermilk biscuits. Looking for the perfect recipe? Here you go. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like biscuits. I suppose my friends who have gluten intolerance would say … Continue reading

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Soft-Cooked Eggs

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I love any kind of egg, but Soft-Cooked Eggs hold a special spot in my heart. After all these years, I’ve finally found the perfect way to cook them. It’s true, you know. I have a special fondness for soft-cooked … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins

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Corn Muffins: The perfect corn muffin is fluffy and tender, full of flavor and has a slight crust from a touch of sugar. The perfect muffin is, well, this one. My husband has many stories he loves to tell, and it’s … Continue reading

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

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Chewy Sugar Cookies: Crispy on the outside but deliciously chewy in the middle, these Chewy Sugar Cookies are every cookie lover’s dream. So, what’s your favorite cookie? Does the one up there make you drool or is it too plain Jane … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta

Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Creamy lentils are paired with tangy olives and feta cheese, the earthiness of mint and a bright vinaigrette in this delicious salad.

Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint & Feta: Creamy lentils are paired with tangy olives and feta cheese, the earthiness of mint and a bright vinaigrette in this delicious salad. Much as it pains me to say, the season is changing. Little … Continue reading

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Ratatouille from Cook’s Illustrated Magazine – Summer Grilling, 2011

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When I was in kindergarten, I had a best friend. Her name was Sue and we were inseparable. Though I could tell you of some of the silly, fun things we did together, what stands out the most in the … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

Is there a person in the U.S. that hasn’t been sitting in a restaurant when a server walks by with a loudly sizzling, obviously very hot, aromatic smoke producing dish well in front of him? No matter what you’ve ordered … Continue reading

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Joyeux Le Quatorze Juillet! ~ Celebrate with Super-Crusty Grilled Steaks from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

It is days like this that make me happy that I straddle two countries. Fifty years ago my parents immigrated to the United States from France. I was a four-week old baby so I can’t really really tell you if … Continue reading

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Green-Chile Cheeseburgers from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

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A few weeks ago, Hubby, Dudette and I met some new friends for dinner. I don’t want to give away any names, but their meals are picture perfect. During the course of conversation, Adam happened to mention that every once … Continue reading

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Barbecued Baked Beans from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

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If I were to ask you to quickly name the ingredients you’d use in baked beans, what would you tell me? Which kind of bean would you include in your recipe? Remember your answer and stick with it. Don’t let … Continue reading

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