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CK Cooks: Pan Seared Rib Eye

April 21, 2009
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Every so often we get a craving for a nice steak dinner, usually on a Sunday night accompanied by a great baked potato and a vegetable side. When that time comes, we find ourselves in a bit of a bind. You see, we are apartment dwellers, with no access to any sort of outdoor grill. […]

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CK Cooks: Aunt Kara’s Ambrosia

November 27, 2008
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Thanksgiving is the premier holiday for the Kelly family, and for as long as I can remember my favorite part of the meal has always been Ambrosia. This admittedly strange concoction of coconut, marshmallows, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and sour cream has touched my taste buds like nothing else on the overflowing table. While I’ve always […]

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Perfect Popcorn: A Tale of Fear and Edible Redemption

August 8, 2007

I’ve been on a bit of a popcorn bender lately. It all started innocently enough. One evening a few weeks ago I was settling in for the night, all snuggled up in my cozy comfy bed, when I came across an Alton Brown episode about popcorn. And then I started craving it. The only problem […]

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Alton Brown’s Chicken Curry Pot Pie

November 12, 2006

Curry and I are becoming quite the “BFF’s.”  I suppose it was inevitable, what with my new found love for all things spicy.   This Chicken Curry Pot Pie came out of the oven warm, hearty, and creamy.  The veggies stayed crisp and the puff pastry melts in your mouth.  Oh boy do I love pastry […]

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