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Mushroom Risotto in the Pressure Cooker

We were having company over for dinner last weekend; Carla and I thought, let’s make something easy yet tasty in the pressure cooker. We looked at each other and said “Mushroom Risotto!”  I cooked this and blogged about it in … Continue reading

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Miso Ginger Salad Dressing

January 16, 2016 I have a few short recipe posts in the bullpen I’ll be posting over the next week or two. Last week I made mushroom risotto that called for miso paste. I found myself with some left over … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork with 3 Sauces

When Carla retired a year ago she left an awesome administrative and teaching group at Whitford Middle School. Denise retired at the same time and this year Gail retired. It was time for a celebration so we sent out the … Continue reading

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Grilled Burgers

July 8, 2015 I’m still getting caught up; these photos are a month old! We don’t eat a lot of hamburger but thought some grilled cheeseburgers on a warm summer night would hit the spot. My absolute favorite cooking blog is … Continue reading

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Early summer pasta salad and pulled pork

June 19, 2015 Joy of joys! Andrew, Henriët, and Jurgen came out from Chicago in June for a full three week visit. The weather was warm allowing us to pack a lot of fun into the days and nights: friend … Continue reading

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Barbecued Chicken (From Dad Cooks Dinner)

Sunday June 7, 2015 My grill has been a little finicky the past couple of months: one of the burners won’t ignite. I put cleaning on hold while we went on vacation and apparently the grill fairies didn’t work on … Continue reading

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Kevin’s Graduation and Pinto Bean Perfection

My nephew Kevin  graduated months ago but with one thing and another we’ve had a hard time getting people together. Kevin’s brother Paul is married to Emmy, a fantastic woman from Sweden; her parents have been visiting for the past … Continue reading

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