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Nicole Parton
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African Fire Pork Stew
Turn up the heat! This is fabulous, Dollinks, fabulous! As with any stew, this recipe takes time … Allow about 4-1/2 hours, but it’s worth it! I started cooking this in a 3 qt. (2.8 L) pot on the stove, but as more and more went into the pot, transferred th...

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Ron’s Hot-Cha-Cha Chicken Wings
I made these last night, from an easy recipe Ron invented. No photos, folks! My fingers were too sticky! These wings aren’t lose-your-lips hot - they’re just pleasantly hot. This recipe requires extra time for marination Ron’s Hot-Cha-Cha Chicken Wings: 1 c...

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The Super Bowl!
W-e-e-ll, Dollinks! As you know, I'm not cooking much, these days. However! If you're looking for some great football recipes, check my past posts in the Index . Scroll down the F's until you come to Football Faves , and you'll find a pretty good selection....

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Greek Meat Pie
Greek Meat Pie Although I almost never use veal, the combination of ground veal, beef, and pork softens the texture of this no-pastry meat pie, rather than presenting the “knobbly” texture of most meat loaves or pies. Preparing the ingredients before you st...

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Glazed Banana-and-Eggnog Loaf
I have been a very naughty blogger. Bad, Nicole! Bad! Bad! But I have been cooking. Now and then. Whenever the mood hits. Which it hasn’t, too often. Ron now has adopted the role of chief chef. But this is my blog - not Ron’s. And that’s your bad luck. If, ...

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Dinner Party Series: No-Peek Stew
It’s Autumn in the Time Zone and at the Latitude Where I Live. I wish I could pretend we’ve been jumping into huge piles of raked leaves, but it’s been  abnormally cold  and has been  raining  buckets  since early October .  This is depressing, but comfort ...

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Thai Chicken Skewers
I love this recipe! It’s similar, but different from my  Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce . Both are indexed under Appetizers , as well as under Thai . Thai Chicken Skewers: 1 c. (250 mL) dark soy sauce 6 tbsp. vegetable oil 6 tbsp. (90 mL) lemon juic...

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Creamy Goat Cheese Truffles
Goat cheese:  Nothing to see folks! Move along! Move along! Let me say that these Creamy Goat Cheese Truffles are - were - quite exquisite, and that the best way to serve them to guests is often, because they disappear  fast. I like to photograph what I pre...

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Smoked Oyster Dip
This make-ahead dip is ultra-convenient for easy late-summer entertaining. Smoked Oyster Dip: ¾ c. cream cheese, softened  ⅓ c. mayonnaise One 3-oz. (85 g) can smoked oysters, well drained  1-½ tbsp. minced green onion 1-½ tbsp. chopped parley ¾ tsp. Worces...

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Spicy Lentil Spread
I’m writing this in my pajamas, still in shock. In the Time Zone and at the Latitude Where I Live, it rains a lot. It rains a lot in  jungles,  too, but  jungles  have heat and sun! Here, we will soon slip and slide into June-uary, with the rain showing no ...
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