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Alcoholic

Pearl saké cocktails

1/31/2006 meps 0

We’re big fans of Momokawa sake or saké, which is brewed outside Portland, Oregon by the SakeOne corporation. Our favorite is their unfiltered Pearl, a sweet premium saké that is cloudy and white and usually […]

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Alcoholic

Bishop hot toddy

1/31/2006 meps 0

According to an article I found in Yachting magazine, hot toddies date back to the 17th century. They’re good for parties or head colds, kind of like Brazilian quentão. See also: The black stripe and […]

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Alcoholic

Blue blazer

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is so dangerous, I haven’t dared try it. It’s considered to be a “hot toddy.” 1 t sugar 2 oz boiling water 2 oz Scotch, heated Cinnamon Lemon twist Heat two large mugs. In […]

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Alcoholic

Black stripe

1/31/2006 meps 1

This is considered a “hot toddy.” 5 maraschino cherries 1 t honey 2 cloves 1 stick cinnamon 2 oz good dark rum In a heated mug, crush 4 of the cherries with the honey. Drop […]

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Non-refrigerated

Tuna risotto

1/31/2006 meps 0

1 large ripe tomato 1 large clove of garlic 6-oz can tuna in olive oil 2 T olive oil 1 C arborio rice 2 C bottled clam juice (you can substitute white wine for up […]

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Cookies & Candies

Whoopie pies

1/31/2006 meps 0

A decadent sandwich cookie, not to be confused with moon pies. Cookies: 2 C flour 1 C sugar 1 egg 1/3 C unsweetened cocoa 1/3 C shortening or oil 1-1/2 t baking soda 1 t […]

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Meat

World’s easiest slow cooker recipes

1/31/2006 meps 0

These were created for my brother, Hank. He has trouble reading recipes and chopping vegetables, but he’s always looking for new ways to use his slow cooker. Each of these can be cooked on low […]

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Meat

Supper in a pumpkin

1/31/2006 meps 0

If pumpkins aren’t in season, you could stuff this into winter squash instead. 4-lb pumpkin 1-1/2 lbs lean ground beef or chicken 1/3 C chopped green pepper 3/4 C chopped celery 3/4 C chopped onion […]

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Meat

Deep-dish pizza

1/31/2006 meps 1

Crust: 1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C cornmeal 1/2 t salt 1/2 pkg dry yeast 1/2 C water 2 cloves crushed garlic 3 T olive oil Filling: 1/2 lb of shredded cheese, a mixture of provolone, […]

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Meat

Chicken and asparagus in red sauce

1/31/2006 meps 1

2 chicken breasts 3/4 C Italian dressing (homemade is best, do not use lowfat) 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1/2 lb asparagus, cut in 1-inch pieces 3 T tomato sauce Marinate the chicken […]