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INGREDIENTS bananas banana pudding vanilla pudding 2 chocolate pudding graham crackers milk for pudding DIRECTIONS: put down a layer of graham crackers cut small pieces to fill the gaps cut to round the corners if needed once ready make chocolate pudding omit approx 1/4 cup of milk for firmer pudding quickly add pudding to cover… Continue reading ICEBOX CAKE


Roasted-Beet and Citrus Salad With Ricotta and Pistachio Vinaigrette Recipe

This is a very wet dish– leftovers were hard to store– also I served Salmon on the side!!! Ingredients 2 pounds (about 1kg) beets (i got packaged steamed beets) 1/4 cup (60ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 sprigs thyme or rosemary (optional) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup toasted shelled pistachios (about… Continue reading Roasted-Beet and Citrus Salad With Ricotta and Pistachio Vinaigrette Recipe



Ribs are delicious…but ribs ON NACHOS…amazing. slow cook nachos whenever ahead of time. Pull the meat off of 4-5 ribs. layer a baking sheet with tortillas Top with shredded cheese (i used cheddar and motz) Add shredded rib meat on chips. You can add toppings now if you like (I did corn and …?) Place… Continue reading Ribs…


Mushroom Risotto with Peas

Mushroom Risotto With Peas INGREDIENTS 6 to 7 cups chicken, vegetable or garlic broth or stock, as needed  Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup finely chopped onion, or 2 shallots, minced ¾ to 1 pound wild mushrooms, cleaned if necessary and torn or sliced into smaller pieces if thick (small wild mushrooms should be left whole,… Continue reading Mushroom Risotto with Peas


Polenta & Shrimp

Holy moly this was amazing. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup instant polenta 1/4 pound pancetta, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 (14-ounces) can diced tomatoes in juice 1 pound cleaned large shrimp 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley   PREPARATION Cook polenta according to package instructions… Continue reading Polenta & Shrimp