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BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapenos

BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Barbecue season is upon us, and if you are still dealing with cold weather you can also roast these spicy/smokey/cheesy appetizers inside and they will still make you want to sip lemonade and swat at some bugs. Or whatever it is that you do at barbecues in your part of the world. Ours usually involve […]

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Cheddar Pecan Crackers

Addictive Little Cheddar Pecan Crackers

The only real problem with these little savory bites is that it is pretty hard to stop eating them.  I saw a wheat-based recipe for cheddar pecan crisps in Saveur, and immediately decided I must have them in a wheat-free version.  Their version uses pecans as a topper, but I made the pecans into meal […]

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Fresh Tomato and Cheddar Tart

Fresh Tomato and Cheddar Tart (grain free)

If you are fortunate enough to be dealing with an abundance of fresh tomatoes, this is a beautiful dish for a light supper or for a summer potluck.  The crust is rich and nutty and acts as a great balance for the sweetness and acidity of the tomatoes.  I used Black Krims, Purple Cherokees, and […]

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Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

One of the things I love about fall in Colorado is the roasted chile vendors who appear, spinning barrels of green chiles over open flames, sending out the most intoxicating scent of charred peppers.  The peppers are often from Hatch, New Mexico, the chile capital of the country, but many come from local farms.  I […]

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spooky spider cheese ball

Spooky Spider Cheese Ball

This is not my typical kind of recipe, but I needed to do some kind of Halloween-themed food for a student party, and I really wanted to do something savory.  If you want some genuinely impressive Halloween eats you should head over to my friend Beth’s blog, Hungry Happenings, but if you just want a […]

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The Snooty Cheesesteak

This week I received a couple of flank steaks from Hearst Ranch for a product review (via the excellent Foodie Blogroll–thank you!), and this is part one of a two-part recipe review of their grass-fed and grass-finished beef.  Tonight I used one of the flank steaks to make a dry-rubbed, grilled flank steak sandwich that […]

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