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Cider-Braised Ham with Cherry-Chutney Glaze

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Cider-Braised Ham with Cherry-Chutney Glaze Several years ago, we visited some relatives for Easter. It was Dudette’s first time meeting some of her extended cousins, aunts and uncles and she had a ball. For me, a big part of the … Continue reading

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Cheddar, Apple and Pastrami Grilled Cheese

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Our neighborhood is in the middle of its bulk item pick-up mode. Do you have that? In one sense, the service offered by our county is awesome. We can get rid of that broken this, the ruined that and the … Continue reading

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Honey-Lime Chicken Wings

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Honey-Lime Chicken Wings - A little sweet, a little hot, and more than a little sticky, but absolutely delicious. The first ‘official’ date that Hubby and I had was a trip to the Moravian community at Old Salem. We walked around … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Egg Pizza

Asparagus and Egg Pizza | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Fresh asparagus topped with melty fontina cheese, is taken over the top with a egg perfectly cooked over it all.

Have you ever seen a field of asparagus? If not, go ahead and do an image search; I’ll wait. It’s a bit freaky, isn’t it? Almost other worldly. When I see asparagus and think about what a bizarre vegetable it … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese with Bacon and Guacamole

Grilled Cheese with Bacon and Guacamole | Taking On Magazines | www.takingonmagazines.com | Creamy guacamole is joined by 3 delicious cheeses and crisp, salty bacon in this lunch favorite.

I’m not going to spend any extra time telling you stories about the various grilled cheese sandwiches in my life.  After all, other than a piece of cheese slapped between two slices of Wonder bread, grilled and served alongside a … Continue reading

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Classic Guacamole from Fine Cooking Magazine, February/March 2014

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Since I lived in the Chicago area, where maple, pine and birch trees thrive, but the fruiting kind like citrus and avocado are chased away by the cold, my experience with avocados came from seeing them piled in a produce … Continue reading

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Chili Con Carne from Fine Cooking Magazine, February/March 2014

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Did you know that February 27 is National Chili Day? I’m trying to recall if there’s one of these national food days that I’ve actually made something to celebrate it on its specific day. I can’t think of a single … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken Breasts with Rosemary-Lemon Brown Butter from Fine Cooking Magazine, February/March 2014

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I miss my chickens. I suppose it’s a little morbid to talk about pet poultry when their cousins are on the dinner plate, but my friends would tell you that this is a totally ‘me’ way of thinking. Our chickens … Continue reading

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Open-Face Reuben from Fine Cooking Magazine, February/March 2014

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I love me a good reuben. I’ve mentioned that before, right? This sandwich is one of my life’s strange little quirks because I’m not a big fan of rye bread, I don’t care for sauerkraut, I never put Russian/thousand island … Continue reading

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Maple-Glazed Roast Chicken from Fine Cooking Magazine, February/March 2014

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Last night we dropped Dudette off at our church for what they called a sleep-over. That’s not what we called it when I was her age. We had lock-ins. Sure, we took our sleeping bags and pillows with us, but … Continue reading

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