Monthly Archives: October 2011

Coq Au Vin

My sister-in-law once said she loved Coq Au Vin. I had never made it, but the thought was stored until the other day. The time was now. So, I put this together. Husband Dennis loved, loved, loved it! Since all … Continue reading

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Caramel Apples

I think I will make my own caramel next time, but for speed, this works well. Ingredients 6 Chilled Gala or Granny Smith if you want tart apples (Make sure your apples are washed well to remove the wax.) 6 … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Peach Sauce over naked Bread Pudding

3 fresh peaches sliced (I like the skins on, if you don’t go ahead and peel them.) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1 tsp almond extract 1 tsp black walnut extract Simmer on stovetop until peaches are fork … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar, Cinnamon Pull Aparts or Monkey Bread

Ingredients 3 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough (Like Grands) or make your own biscuits (see below) 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup margarine and/or walnut oil 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

3 large chicken breast 28 oz canned green enchilada sauce 2 8oz cans Mexican Hot Sauce Style Tomato Sauce 2 14 oz cans tomato sauce 1/8 cup taco seasoning 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp chili powder 3 tsp dried cilantro … Continue reading

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Lobster Bisque almost as good as Jon Minken’s!

A big shout out thanks to sons James and Jon for running out to Santa Cruz Island for a little night diving to bring home some fresh live lobster as the season just opened. I was lucky enough to get … Continue reading

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