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Shrimp Appetizer

Fresh shrimp are preferred for this recipe. Whatever shrimp you use, be sure to rinse in cold water first. This recipe is easy and elegant. 2/3 cup of shrimp 1/3 cup cream cheese, room temperature ~ ¼ teaspoon white pepper … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cake

This oatmeal cake is similar to one that I have already posted but it is a richer version and perfect for a family picnic, BBQ, or potluck party. I like to make cakes that I can bake in a 9 … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake Ideas

At the height of strawberry season, we love to make strawberry shortcakes. Here are a few ideas to make them simply. 1) You can make the shortcakes from scratch with a simple recipe and one of my favorite recipes is … Continue reading

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Chicken Marbella made easier

Chicken Marbella was published in “The Silver Palate Cookbook” years ago. It remains popular. I have modified the recipe to make it even easier. Also, this recipe serves 2-4 people instead of 10 or more. Do not be put off … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pork Chops

A friend of ours gave us this recipe. This is her favorite way to cook pork chops. This recipe results in tasty and juicy pork chops. Four 1-inch bone-in pork rib chops 1 quart buttermilk Salt Freshly ground pepper 2 … Continue reading

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Italian Butter Bean Salad

I use butter beans in this recipe but other beans (black beans, navy beans etc.) work well also.  This is a good and delicious way to use leftover beans from the baked bean recipe published in April. 5-6 cups baked butter … Continue reading

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Baked Beans

There are many techniques for cooking dried beans. I use this method for dried butter beans but it can be used for black beans, cannellini beans, or Great Northern beans. 1 pound dried butter beans or other of your choice … Continue reading

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