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Teen-Approved Pizza

1/1/2024 Meps 0

This was our 2023 New Year’s Eve dinner. Each person got to create their own pizza crust and assemble their perfect pizza — the most noteworthy was Linnea’s perfectly handmade cheese-stuffed crust. We were all […]

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Yuca con Mojo a la Meps

1/1/2024 Meps 0

Created for a lovely 2023 Cuban Christmas dinner. Cut the yuca into cylinders, about 3 inches long, and peel the brown waxy skin from each one with a paring knife. Then dice it into 1/2-inch […]

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Dan Dan Mein in a hurry

12/20/2023 Meps 0

A quick, simple lunch dish for one that takes me back to my 20’s. Bring a pot of water to boil and start cooking a single serving of spaghetti. Slice about a half cup of […]

Cranberry Custard Pie

Cranberry Custard Pie

11/29/2023 Meps 0

My new Thanksgiving favorite is bright raspberry in color, with the texture and tartness of Key Lime Pie. In a saucepan, cook the cranberries, sugar, orange juice, and orange rind over medium heat for about […]

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Skipper Labskovs

6/25/2023 Meps 0

This is inspired by a pressure cooker recipe from one of my favorite writers, Lorna Sass. We’ve modified it to make it more like the Danish traditional beef and potato dish that Stig grew up […]

Vegan Brunswick Stew
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Meps’ Vegan Brunswick Stew

1/13/2022 Meps 0

Anyone who has read Strangers Have the Best Candy knows the secret ingredient to a great Brunswick Stew. If you haven’t got the book, you can read the fun story here on the Foodie Gazette. […]

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Cranberry Sauce With Mandarin Oranges

3/18/2020 meps 0

1 12-oz bag of cranberries, rinsed 11-oz can of mandarin oranges in light syrup 1/4 to 1/2 C sugar or brown sugar Drain the syrup from the oranges into a medium saucepan. Add the cranberries […]

Pork larb

Pork Larb (cold Thai meat salad)

1/3/2020 meps 0

I’ve had the chicken version of this many times in Thai restaurants. But what inspired me to make it this time was a very dry pork roast that was left over from Thanksgiving. The new […]