Monthly Archives: January 2012

Chicken Tikka Masala

The Dude and I discovered a really wonderful Indian restaurant near our home called India House. The food was divine, the owner was charming, and the service was impeccable. And the cost? Wow, it was a full dinner with appetizers, … Continue reading

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Resolution Ale Continued!

Remember several posts ago, when I shared my beer brewing episode? Well guess what? It’s time to bottle this brew! So, I thought I’d share the process with you. The most important aspect of the bottling process is cleanliness. Everything … Continue reading

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Emerald Paella

I know, I know. I’ve been on a paella kick lately. Dinner time comes around and that paella pan just calls to me! I promise I’m going to branch out to other things, but this was so darned good that … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility with Food

First, let me say that this blog isn’t meant to be a political platform or social commentary. It’s a place to share recipes, sharpen cooking skills, meet new people, and enjoy spending time in the kitchen with family and friends. … Continue reading

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Italian Wedding Soup

Here in Northwest Indiana we’ve had our first big snowstorm of the season, and along with the snow has come some pretty frigid temperatures. It’s also an NFL playoff weekend. So, the menu is all about comfort food and NOT … Continue reading

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A Favor Please!

If you try any of the recipes I post here, please drop me a note and let me know how it turned out. Also, if there is a specific recipe you are looking for, or something in particular you would … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Maple Scones

I love scones and have developed several different recipes, depending upon what’s available in the pantry. But Cinnamon Maple scones are my absolute favorite – especially on a chilly January morning with a BIG cup of hot coffee. And the … Continue reading

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