Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bacon and Corn Griddle Cakes

First of all, all credit for this pick goes to RecipeGirl. The missus saw this out there on the Internets and decided we had to have it. This dish combines all the best parts of pancakes and all the best … Continue reading

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Chicken with Couscous Salad

This is one of those dishes that has good flavor, but not great flavor. A dish that may even be acceptable for a dinner party, but there’s just something not quite cohesive about the whole thing. I enjoyed it, to … Continue reading

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Sausage and Artichoke Polenta Bake

There’s just something about dishes that have a lovely, rustic air about them. Combine sausage with warm polenta and you get a close approximation of what Grandma’s Old World cooking might taste like. SAUSAGE AND ARTICHOKE POLENTA BAKE

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Buffalo Burgers with Balsamic Ketchup

There’s burgers and fries, and then there’s BURGERS AND FRIES. We decided that every part of this meal had to be home-made, right down to the ketchup. So, we did just that.

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Shrimp and Sausage with Tomatoes

This dish has all the good parts of dirty rice plus all the good parts of a Hungarian goulash. This seemed like a simple melange of commonplace ingredients, but became much more. Also, it gets better the next day (trust … Continue reading

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Chicken and Mustard Green Quesadillas

Usually I’m not in the market for gussying a perfectly good quesadilla, but this one was too interesting not to try. The mustard greens were spicier than I expected. And now I have a new green with which to scare … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Wheeling, West Virginia – Part 2

After spending the day at nearby Oglebay Resort ($16/person for a near full-access pass), we were quite ready for dinner at Figaretti’s. The website looks like something from the late 90’s, but the menu was still enticing.

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