Punch up dinner with this new recipe site
Dec29

Punch up dinner with this new recipe site

I stumbled upon a new web site the other day that aggregates (brings info from many sources together in one place) recipes from sites all over the internet, it’s called Punchfork. This site visually appealing and it has an amazing amount of variety. Of course it does pull the recipes off of a ton of  sites, creating a place with a wide variety of tastes and styles. I think my favorite thing about Punchfork is the convenience. I...

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The Nana’s Peach Cobbler
Apr21

The Nana’s Peach Cobbler

Here’s a quick and easy recipe just in time for all those summer picnics. Replace the peaches with any fresh summer fruit or in a pinch use canned fruit and skip the first step of cooking fruit with water and sugar. Ingredients 2 cups sugar divided 1 cup water 1 cup self-rising flour 1 cup milk 1 stick butter 2 cups peaches sliced and  peeled or 1 large can of peaches Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the...

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Last Minute Party Recipes
Apr21

Last Minute Party Recipes

It’s Christmas time and during this month inevitably you will be invited to party after party, and some of them will be last minute. I cannot tell you how many times Captain Wentworth has dropped the “Darling, the Jones’s have invited us over for a drop of port tonight and I told them you would whip up a dish to bring,” at the last minute of course. To which I answer, “Oh, how wonderful dear, I’ll make...

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Chicken Ciabatta Pizza
Apr20

Chicken Ciabatta Pizza

Chicken Ciabatta Pizza 1 large chicken breast, cubed ½ onion, diced 1 tomato, diced 1 loaf Ciabatta or French bread cut in half 1 cup ranch dressing ¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot Sauce (any hot sauce) ½ bag shredded mozzarella In hot skillet cook chicken, tomato and onion in butter until chicken in done and onion is caramelized Mix ranch and hot sauce to taste and spread on bread Top with chicken, tomato, onion and cheese Broil until cheese...

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Beet Pickled Eggs
Apr20

Beet Pickled Eggs

Beet Pickled Eggs 1 cup vinegar, white or cider 4 tablespoons of sugar 4 teaspoons of brown sugar 1 ½ tablespoons pickling spice 2 cans of beets, sliced or whole 1 ½ dozen hard boiled eggs 1 large onion, sliced 1 very large airtight glass Mason jar Combined vinegar, sugars, beet juice (setting beets aside) and pickling spice in a sauce pan Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes Remove from heat and let completely cool Place hard...

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