Easy & Delicious Ground Pork Quesadilla

Easy & Delicious Ground Pork Quesadilla

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than to cook a Mexican dish? We had an idea of what you should cook to commemorate their winning battle against France many years ago. It’s actually my go-to recipe whenever I’m hungry for good food but not in the mood to...

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Spiessbraten, Idar-Oberstein Style!

Spiessbraten, Idar-Oberstein Style!

When you are in Manhattan the choices for a 5-star meal exists around nearly every corner.  But when my Chief Travel Mate and I were reminiscing with friends, Catherine and Russ about Russ's awesome 4-ingredient Spiessbraten ... well, it didn't make sense to go...

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Ham Salad Appetizers or Sandwiches, You Choose

Ham Salad Appetizers or Sandwiches, You Choose

I am posting this recipe for ham salad today because you are going to need it soon!  I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  As many of you bake up a big o' turkey for Thanksgiving and then have a bit of ham on the side for those who don't want turkey, the...

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Ham, Potato and Corn Chowder

Ham, Potato and Corn Chowder

Are you ready for soup?  I am! That is why I am starting my fall soup-a-thon  with a luscious ham, potato and corn chowder that is not only filling but very lovely in color and texture too! For me this soup started with ham that needed used up in my frig.  And then I...

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Homemade Meatballs and Marinara Sauce

Homemade Meatballs and Marinara Sauce

How often do you hear ... "These are the best _______ (fill in the blank) you have ever made"?   Ever? I cook ...  a lot.  My sous-chef dish-washing mom and The Chief  are very kind and complimentary of my cooking. But recently I received the "these are the best...

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Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

A Facebook inspired recipe does it again! There are kazillions of recipes being posted from wall to wall on Facebook. I drool over them just like you do. But, just like you, I can’t cook or bake or EAT everything out there. Today, we’re going to be cooking Bacon...

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Ham and Fig Grilled Cheese

Since being gifted with fresh figs from our friends Joan and Ed, I have three figgy recipes I plan to share with you.  Fig Preserves was the first one.  This Ham and Fig Grilled Cheese Sandwich is the second and you're darn tootin' you'll love the third one! The Chief...

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BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

I know, I know!  Food blogging 101 says "do not post the same foodie thing 2 months in a row."  However, I am quite sure whoever wrote that rule never ate Roast Pork With Onions and Apples quickly followed by some finger-lickin' BBQ Pulled Pork with Root Beer! ...

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