Tags Archives: gourmet

 

Practice makes perfect

By: beachcritters

July 9, 2013

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One of my favorite saying is from Julia Child, “Cooking is one failure after another, and that’s how you finally learn.”  I try new things all the time and sometimes they come out pretty darn good and other times they can be a dismal failure.  But I find the more I do things, the better […]
 

Stuffed Skirt Steak

By: beachcritters

April 25, 2013

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If my husband was a math equation it would go like this: Peter equals carnivore plus red meat plus steak.   It would also be every day of the week. I am not such a person.  Maybe that’s why I never did well in math? I’ve talked about this before.  My husband is a meat and potatoes kind of […]
 

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes with Rum Flavored Cream Cheese Icing

By: beachcritters

March 19, 2013

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I make cupcakes.  The funny thing is, I don’t really like cake.  I don’t make the big cupcakes that are all the rage now – the ones where it’s loaded with a pound of sweet icing and you can only eat a half of one and even that makes you so full you can’t even finish it..   No, […]
 

Roasted Fennel and Sausage Orecchiette

By: beachcritters

March 9, 2013

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Pasta has always been one of my favorite go-to comfort foods.  it’s probably not the best thing for my diet, but on a cold night there is nothing better.  For someone like me, however,  the basic tomato sauce can be a bit boring so I’m always trying to find something that ranks a little higher […]