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The ultimate macaroni salad, Amish style with eggs and cheese.

Ultimate Macaroni Salad – Amish style with eggs and cheese

There are a few things that you just can not buy. I was walking around, trying to pick out some easy sides for a BBQ last Saturday, trying to make life easier by not making everything from scratch. I picked up the macaroni salad (it was basically fluorescent orange), I looked at the tiny little container for $6, and I ...

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summer melon salad

Summer Melon Salad

This is another throw back post to one of my favorite salads of all time. It’s just so “Summer” in every bite, and seeing as I had snow on my lawn last week, I’m desperate for a reminder. It’s just a few simple ingredients: sweet melon, salty prosciutto, mild bocconcini, fresh mint, and a squeeze of tart lemon juice. That, ...

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Steak au Poivre (steak in a cognac cream sauce) & Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

I got an email a few months ago telling me about the Courvoisier Collective Challange. Courvoisier Cognac was looking for people to create recipes using their cognac, and then post them up on their site. It’s open to culinary students, and home chefs, in Ontario. This is why I’m going to beg and plead for your help at the beginning of ...

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