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A Summer Relish

My brother Joe caught some nice bass at my parents this past weekend and we went home with a few fillets. The normal procedure is to beer batter and fry them, but I thought I might try something a little … Continue reading

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Bread….better with beer.

I am not usually a hoppy beer drinker–I know, all the cool kids are doing it, but it just isn’t for me. I think it might be my overdeveloped sweet tooth. The bitter just isn’t pleasing. But no matter, I … Continue reading

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Pasta, Pasta, Pasta!!!

Guest blogger: Joseph Bookwalter I recently bought a bright red imperia pasta maker at an estate sale, I have always wanted one, and 30 bucks seemed pretty reasonable to me. This purchase has lead to pasta gluttony! Making your own noodles … Continue reading

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Curried Tur(duck)key Soup

Due to a Lenten sacrifice of reading (with the exception of cookbooks and travel books,) I have been exploring old recipes and finding cookbooks that I’ve never even opened! I know I’m not the only one. In one called “Maine … Continue reading

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soupe de poireaux artichauts aux champignons

The first party I ever planned and hosted was for my college graduation from Indiana University. I still have the grocery and prep list tucked in the cookbook where I found the following recipe for “Goose soup” I don’t even … Continue reading

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Leftovers? Yes, with blue cheese and bacon, please.

After 13 years in the catering business, eating leftovers is not always appealing. For example, when we first started making “better-than-almost-anything” cake (a very popular dessert) I *LOVED* it.  Whenever we served it I would snag an extra piece (or two … Continue reading

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I was craving a cuban…so I made soup.

I recently made butternut squash soup which really isn’t that extraordinary, except that it was REALLY great. REALLY! It’s just such a perfect thing to make this time of year. I had a small squash that I bought at a … Continue reading

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