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Pizza Pockets (Frango redo)


Frango means chicken in Portuguese so I can’t call these by that name, there’s no chicken in them like the ones in my cookbook. But, I made these just like I do the old and new frangoes. “What had happened … Continue reading

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When the world gives you onions, make French onion soup.


Again and again, I have been blessed with gifts of food and the kitchen challenge begins. With more onions than I could put on a sandwich or dice for spaghetti sauce, I decided to make French onion soup. 8 large … Continue reading

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A New Frango


Some of you may know of the Frango from my cafe or my cookbook, A Dollop and A Pinch: Recipes and Stories from The Baron York.  Frango is Portuguese for chicken and I had fashioned a dish after my favorite Brazilian treat. The … Continue reading

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Cookies, Yolks and Modification


Well, someone has been out of the kitchen too long! Crazy time tonight (after getting home at 10:00 from a wonderful production at the community theater)! A new recipe was picked up somehow between going to the show and coming … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Dip


The artichoke and spinach dip was a success, so what next? Hmmm, there is a beautiful eggplant in the ‘frig acquired just yesterday. What kind of dip could that become? Ajvar is a pate’ of roasted eggplant and sweet peppers … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Artichoke and Spinach Dip


While grocery shopping, for some reason the fancy struck to make artichoke and spinach dip. (Could it be that the request was whispered in my ear by my 13 yo shopping partner?) Without a recipe, the assumed ingredients were purchased. Woohoo, … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #19: Lasagna


Found some more browned ground beef from the prepping the pantry day hiding in the freezer. Having that on hand made putting the lasagna together so much easier. All the cooking I had to do was boil the noodles. Then … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #17: Homemade Pizza


With a homemade whole wheat pizza crust recipe (from my sister, Krisan), I had plenty to top it off with. ….like the last of the browned ground beef from the freezer from Pantry Prepping Day. I also got some “stow bot” … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid #11: Chicken Pesto Pita


For something quick but delicious before running out the door for yet another away basketball game, I was excited to have everything necessary for a pita sandwich. With just a drizzle of olive oil in the saucepan, sear the pita … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 40! – Bowtie Soup (my variation of lasagna soup)


I had planned on making Lasagna Soup as recommended by a friend through facebook but, alas and alack, I can’t find the note from her with the description. Today I bought a couple of lbs of ground beef and have … Continue reading

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