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Pumpkin Spice Pancakes for breakfast!

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes for breakfast!

I came across this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Pancakes the other day while I was tracking my food online at the Weight Watchers website. I absolutely love anything to do with pumpkin so I just had to give these a try. I was really happy with the outcome. They were...

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Chemotherapy-friendly food from a cancer cookbook

Chemotherapy-friendly food from a cancer cookbook

I took yesterday to make some staples to have on hand for the upcoming weeks. Mark and I are trying to figure out what I should and shouldn’t be eating. We were supposed to meet with a dietitian on my first day of chemotherapy treatment but for some reason, her schedule was backed up and she couldn’t meet with us. The doctor did give me a short list of things to eat but I wanted maybe some options and recipes as well.

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Recipe for oven fries: Healthy roasted potato fries

Recipe for oven fries: Healthy roasted potato fries

I have been craving potatoes lately. I wake up drooling at the thought of eating McDonald's hash browns — maybe six or eight of them — for breakfast. At dinner time, I imagine myself tipping large orders of French fries into my mouth straight from the cardboard...

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Turkey brining, how to carve a turkey: Alton Brown

Turkey brining, how to carve a turkey: Alton Brown

The thought of Thanksgiving dinner coming up and people having to figure out how to carve the bird reminds me of two extremely helpful things: The baseline cutting trick, as demonstrated by Alton Brown in the video above from his Food Network show Good Eats. This...

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Frogmore Stew shrimp recipe (Lowcountry boil)

Frogmore Stew shrimp recipe (Lowcountry boil)

In late June and early July of 2003, we vacationed in the South Carolina Lowcountry, staying in Beaufort and visiting Charleston, as well as Savannah, Georgia. One of the meals we ate on the trip and have made many times since is a...

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Chicken kebabs on the grill: A quick, low-meat dinner

Chicken kebabs on the grill: A quick, low-meat dinner

For more quick and easy healthy meal ideas, see our list: Easy, healthy recipes With warmer weather comes our desire to grill — but the notion of grilling usually conjures up images of fatty pork, heavy beef or troublesome chicken. We would like to cook outdoors, but...

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Kuhn Rikon Duromatic pressure cooker

Kuhn Rikon Duromatic pressure cooker

I f you ask, many people will tell you that you cannot find Indian food in Racine, Wisconsin. The one Indian restaurant we did have closed a while ago, and it was not spectacular to begin with. This is too bad. Amy is intoxicated by Indian spices. We have made many...

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‘Good Eats’ on YouTube

I have written here before about Good Eats — about the steel-cut oatmeal show, the gumbo show. Good Eats is one of my all-time favorite shows on television. At the same time, I currently loathe the Food Network. Where I once looked...

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Recipe: Roasted Potatoes with Mustard and Rosemary

Recipe: Roasted Potatoes with Mustard and Rosemary

For more dinner ideas, see our list of Easy dinner recipes, chicken recipes, side dishes. As the weather here already begins to turn cooler, our oven is getting some use again. Last night we roasted a chicken, accompanied by a simple, rustic roasted potato recipe that...

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Chef José Andrés: ‘Made in Spain’

Chef José Andrés: ‘Made in Spain’

Update, April 17, 2009: With the addition of the new YouTube Shows section, you can now watch all 13 episodes of Made in Spain at YouTube. I seem to be on a little bit of a Spanish kick with my posts here recently, so let's go for trillizos. If you like chefs with...

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Pierogi recipes from my mom: Pierogi dough & fillings

Pierogi recipes from my mom: Pierogi dough & fillings

As a Chicago-born guy of Polish descent, these pierogi recipes have always been central to my Christmas holiday. The humble pierogi is Poland's take on the ubiquitous filled noodle dumpling, enjoyed elsewhere as ravioli or kreplach or pelmeni or jiaozi (pot stickers)....

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‘Bouchon’: Thomas Keller’s French bistro cookbook

‘Bouchon’: Thomas Keller’s French bistro cookbook

A few weeks ago, while buying a book I needed, I added this one, which had been sitting on my wish list for a year or so. Thomas Keller's Bouchon, published in 2004, is pretty hefty for a cookbook. It's about a foot square, weighs almost six pounds, and features...

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Alton Brown’s shrimp gumbo recipe: Brown roux in oven

Alton Brown’s shrimp gumbo recipe: Brown roux in oven

Here is the gumbo recipe from Alton Brown: Shrimp Gumbo.This is yet another example of why I think Good Eats is one of the best shows in the history of television: Not only does Alton Brown give us an entertaining half hour of viewing, but we also get some real life,...

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Happy New Year with Emeril’s Hoppin’ John recipe

Happy New Year with Emeril’s Hoppin’ John recipe

Amy and I visited New Orleans in the spring of 1992 on a road trip through Arkansas and Louisiana, and immediately fell in love with the culture of the whole area, which has had a lasting impact on our cooking, reading and musical tastes. Another road trip in 2003...

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Excellent Tuscan chicken and beans recipe

After a couple of days near 70°F. last week, cold weather is back in southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, so we're turning to hearty, savory dinners. Beef is on the menu tonight, and Friday there was a veal meat loaf, so I wanted something...

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Hungarian Goulash recipe

Hungarian Goulash recipe

My sister-in-law Marianne mentioned our Hungarian Goulash the other day. She says our nephews love it. It's a great, beefy stew that really hits the spot in autumn, or on a rainy evening like yesterday, and the kitchen smells fantastic as it gets close to done....

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