Pork Chops with Mustard and Capers

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Recipe #3 for me from Simple by Diana Henry, the cookbook of the month in Facebook’s Food52 Cookbook Club, was Pork Chops with Mustard and Capers. This was another winner. Simple to make, a minimum number of ingredients and none … Continue reading

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables

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Happy belated birthday (it was October 2nd) to Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma! 100 years old… that’s an accomplishment. I have spent many happy hours in his stores, checking all kinds of kitchen utensils – fondling, planning, coveting and … Continue reading

Pimento Cheese

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Why have I never tried making pimento cheese before? I am a fan of cheese, especially Cheddar. Especially old, sharp Cheddar. And I was, though I can hardly imagine it now, a Squeez-a-Snak eater. Do you remember this product? Here’s … Continue reading

Pan-Fried Onion Dip (and Mayonnaise)

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I’m sure that the immersion blender is my favourite electronic kitchen tool. I use it all the time to purée soups and make smoothies (actually, slushy alcoholic drinks is more accurate). Now I have a new reason to love my … Continue reading

Grated Carrot Salad

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Is it an old wives tale, or do carrots really improve your eyesight? Apparently they can help. They’re rich in beta-carotene, which is what makes them, as well as pumpkins and sweet potatoes, orange. Beta-carotene indicates the presence of Vitamin … Continue reading

Homemade Sloppy Joes

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I cannot remember the last time I ate a Sloppy Joe. Do you know what they are? They’re sort of a sandwich, a mixture of ground beef, tomatoes, onions, bell pepper and spices, cooked like a sauce then served on … Continue reading