Category Archives: Sauces

Albóndigas (Food Bloggers for Texas)

Albóndigas are Meatballs, Mexican-style! This Albóndigas recipe is my version of this traditional meatball and is brought to you as part of Food Bloggers for Texas, fifty-nine bloggers coming together to support everyone who was affected by Hurricane Harvey by posting … Continue reading

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Grilled Spicy Sweet and Sour Chicken

When homemade Spicy Sweet and Sour Sauce meets Grilled Chicken, it’s a match made in heaven! In this recipe for Grilled Spicy Sweet and Sour Chicken I not only give you a recipe you’ll use for all your sweet and … Continue reading

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Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes

This Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes recipe is a healthier, crisper version of the food that has become an iconic Southern dish. But, is it really Southern in origin? 

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Pork Cordon Bleu

My variation on the traditional: Pork Cordon Bleu. This recipe uses a thin pounded pork loin slice in a roulade around a slice of Black Forest Ham and a chunk of Swiss cheese, breaded and pan-fried. It’s simple to do, super … Continue reading

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Pear and Tart Cherry Chutney

This recipe for Pear and Tart Cherry Chutney is an English-style chutney, using both fresh fruit (pears) and dried fruits (tart cherries and golden raisins). It’s a perfect relish-type jam that pairs wonderfully with cheeses, used as a sandwich spread, … Continue reading

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Pork Scalloppine with Mushrooms and Leeks

This recipe for Pork Scaloppine (scaloppini) is really, really simple to prepare, but can make a very elegant presentation. You’ve gotta love recipes that make it appear you’ve gone to a lot of effort when you haven’t. 

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Vegetable Pot Pie with Puff Pastry Double Crust (Meatless Monday)

I’ve got some fabulous comfort food for you today with this Vegetable Pot Pie recipe. Loaded with vegetables (new potatoes, turnips, carrots, leeks, kale, green peas) and a creamy sauce (surprisingly made with just a titch of half & half), … Continue reading

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Smoked Cheddar and Gouda Cheese Beer Fondue

No fondue pot? No problem! Serve this Smoked Cheddar and Gouda Beer Fondue recipe in a toasted bread bowl with wooden skewers to use as your fondue forks! This beer fondue, with the apple wood smoked flavor of Cheddar and … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Pasta Roundup

Today’s Meatless Monday is a trio of pasta recipes: Fettuccine with Lemon Mushrooms and Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper and Red Bean “Meatballs”, and Trottole with Spinach Basil Sauce. All three of these recipe are simple and simply delightful.  

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Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Red Pepper Relish and Walnuts

It’s not pasta! It is Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Red Pepper Relish and Walnuts. It’s Meatless Monday perfection, as well as being delicious, gluten-free and vegan, too. 

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