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David Eyre’s Pancake aka Puffy Pancake

Awhile back, I declared, after eating the delightful Blackberry Yogurt Swirl Popsicles that I made, that this might be the year of the popsicle. Well, I haven’t made one since. But I noticed I’ve been making an awful lot of pancakes; it just snuck up on me. So maybe this is the year of the pancake, instead.

David Eyre's Pancake Puffy Pancake
David Eyre’s Pancake or Puffy Pancake

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Easy White Chicken Chili

I happen to have a couple of White Chicken Chili recipes on my blog, so I’m not real sure how I got inspired to make this one…a hint of fall coming, maybe? Yep. I said it. I’m glad I made this Chili, though, because Easy White Chicken Chili’s serious deliciousness.

Easy White Chicken Chili
Easy White Chicken Chili

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Mongolian Barbecue Noodle Bowls

My folks love their nearby “Mongolian” Barbecue place, HuHot. They’re wild about it and so am I…but the cost makes me crazy, especially for what we get – which is delicious, no doubt, but is basically (for them) a big bowl of noodles with about an ounce of meat and for me mostly veggies. Could I do better at home? You tell me…

Mongolian Barbecue Noodle Bowls
Mongolian Barbecue Noodle Bowls

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Starter & Side Salads

While some salads are a meal in themselves, and others are starters or sides, some straddle the line and can be either a meal or a side. Make sure to check out the main salad menu at the bottom of the page; it will link you to main dish salads, fruit salads, slaws & more.

lettuce salads; classic & beyond




















other side salads




















potato salads







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Slaws both Cabbage & Other

“Beloved by any name, we call it coleslaw, cole slaw, or slaw. The way we make it depends on where we grew up or what cuisine we’re creating. Regardless, a slaw’s tangy, acidic vinegar slices right through its accompanying fatty meat…” Chowhound

cabbage slaws















veggie slaws






slaw dressings






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Original Blackberry Torte

I’ve been making little summer cakes all summer long, and one I especially wanted to make was the famous Original Plum Torte by Marion Burros of the New York Times. The times published this recipe every year from 1983 to 1989 and pledges every year the recipe will be available to all.

Original Blackberry Torte New York Times Marion Burros
Original Blackberry Torte – a riff off of Marion Burros Original Plum Torte

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Summer Bean Salad with Corn & Tomatoes

Here’s a perfect salad/side that just screams Summer! Maybe that’s why Chef Joe Kindred (Kindred’s Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina – you might recall I posted a recipe for Kindred’s Milk Bread awhile back) named the original “Summer Bean Salad.”

Summer Bean Salad Corn Green Beans Limas
Summer Bean Salad

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