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Pimento Cheese

There is something so comforting about having a crock of pimento cheese in my refrigerator.  It’s great for a quick lunch with a few carrots and cucumber sticks or served with toasted French bread and cold beer.  You can go … Continue reading

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Honey Roasted Tomatoes with Pancetta

These perfect little tomatoes are a lovely side dish and because vine ripened Campari tomatoes are always available, you don’t have to wait for summer tomatoes.  They are also nice on top of simple dressed greens for an elegant first course salad. Serves … Continue reading

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Chocolate Soufflé Cakes

These little cakes are not as fussy as a classic soufflé, in fact they can be done well ahead and refrigerated, just bring them to room temperature before baking.  I make them and keep them on the counter, and put them … Continue reading

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Chicken Hotdish with Tater Tots

Just in time for Super Bowl!  The term Hotdish originates from the Upper Midwest  –  describing a casserole containing meat, frozen vegetables and bound together with canned soup, popular at church suppers and family potluck gatherings.   This recipe’s “soup” … Continue reading

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Pecan Dill Chicken Salad

We had Sunday family lunch with our cousin.  She brought out Auntie, who is in her mid-nineties, sharp as a tack and always up for an adventure.   We set the table, shared a glass of wine and reminisced about … Continue reading

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