German Baked Apples Bratapfel

German Baked Apples Bratapfel

German Baked Apples Bratapfel takes me right back to childhood! I don’t think at the time anyone thought of them as being particularly “German.” They were, like so many recipes that were ubiquitous to the Midwest, just a part of small-town, down-home cooking. Baked apples appeared a lot-at our table for dessert.

German Baked Apples Bratapfel

German Baked Apples – Bratapfel; see all that deliciousness at the bottom of the pan!!

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Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I love Bailey’s Irish Cream. Well actually, make that any Irish Cream because I sometimes buy the less expensive versions. For years, though (make that decades) I’ve been making my own Homemade Baileys Irish Cream.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream in coffee.

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Stuffed Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

Stuffed Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

These days, flank steak, which back in the day used to be so inexpensive can be over the top pricey! But every once in awhile there’s a great sale. This year I picked one up during the Super Bowl Sales and I knew just what I wanted to do with that lovely! I wanted to make Stuffed Flank Steak with Wine Sauce. I thought it would be a beautiful way to showcase that steak and perfect for a special occasion, maybe Valentine’s Day?

Stuffed Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

Stuffed Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

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Game Day Brisket Chili

Game Day Brisket Chili

This is the Chili you want when you want a huge pot o’ chili. When you want to serve a crowd of adults who love spice and love chili, maybe for an event. And even though this is named Game Day Brisket Chili, you don’t have to reserve this big pot of seriously spicy, meaty chili only for a Game Day (although this will shine at a Superbowl party or Tailgate event) and I actually have other barbecue type options for the meat you can sub in for the Brisket.

Game Day Brisket Chili

Game Day Brisket Chili

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Spicy Black Bean Chili

Spicy Black Bean Chili

If you’ve been a follower (and if not, I’d love if you would; signups for email, facebook, and twitter are to the right) ya gotta know by now that I am a Soup lover, and def a Chili lover (they are all on my main index for Soups Chowders & Chili.) I have all kinds of Chili on my site ranging from old school to family-friendly, green to red, and a few grown-up ones. This Spicy Black Bean Chili is in that last category.

Spicy Black Bean Chili

Spicy Black Bean Chili

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