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Pulled Pork Egg Rolls

Do you have leftover pork from the backyard smoker, a crockpot pork roast, or maybe a local barbecue joint? Making pulled pork egg rolls is a great way to use previously cooked pork for a delicious casual appetizer or snack. A simple filling of pork, corn, black beans, and bell peppers lends itself to a […]

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Liege Belgian Waffles

While light, airy Belgian waffles that fill breakfast plates across the United States are very tasty, they are not my favorite of the Belgian waffles.  Yes, there are actually two different types of Belgium waffles in the world.  The light, airy one is often referred to as a Brussels waffle.  The other smaller, sugar-laden type […]

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Hot Dog Chili Sauce with Black Beans

In West Virginia, we take hot dog toppings very seriously.  There are many great places in the state to buy deliciously topped hot dogs. What you say when ordering one of those toppings is dependent on where you are in the state.  There is a demarcation line that lies somewhere between the cities Parkersburg and […]

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Lemony White Bean Dip

A delicious, healthy, and versatile dip that does not depend on being kept cold or hot is a summer party or picnic dream.  Lemony White Bean Dip fits right into that dream.  While it would be good any time of the year, the brightness of lemon combined with the light freshness of parsley is  great […]

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Fresh Vegetable Pizza

I can’t remember many gatherings in the early 1990’s where someone didn’t bring or make a fresh vegetable pizza as an appetizer or finger food.  They were even available to purchase already made in my local grocery store.  I also can’t believe that my husband claims to never have heard of it.  Thus, I had […]

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Vegetable Egg Rolls

The first time I ever had homemade egg or spring rolls was as a teen when my older sister was home for a visit and made them…despite my father’s aversion to trying new food.  At that time I was a picky eater, literally.  Although I would try almost any food, I would pick through everything […]

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Oxtail Soup or Stew

My paternal grandmother used to make oxtail soup.  When I was 6 or 7 years old I remember thinking that her “oxtail soup”  must be just another name for beef  vegetable soup because no one had oxen anymore.  Afterall, I had seen old pictures of my maternal grandfather with his oxen pulling trees that had been […]

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Chicken with Blueberry Sauce, Version 1

One of my daughter’s favorite foods is al fresco’s Wild Blueberry Chicken Sausage.  We first discovered it in a local grocery store and purchased it regularly until they stopped carrying that  flavor. The company’s website indicated that they no longer sell the wild blueberry flavor in our area or even our region of the United […]

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Steamed Baby Bok Choy with Oyster Sauce

My husband picked up a bag of baby bok choy when we were at an international “farmer’s” market the other day.  He told me he would really like some steamed bok choy with “some kind of sauce” like he ate for breakfast when he was in Wuhan, China several years ago.  While I am happy […]

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North East Maryland-Style Crab Cakes

I am the first to admit that I am spoiled. After eating Woody’s Crab House crab cakes over the years, I find that I am intolerant of the crab cakes that most places serve. I understand that there are other places in the Baltimore region that make their crab cakes in a similar manner to Woody’s […]

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