• St Louis Pork STeaks

    St. Louis Pork Steaks

    August 19, 2021DishinandDishes

    I’ve asked myself why I’d never heard of these St. Louis Pork Steaks before. What is this giant cut of glossy grilled goodness that has evaded us for so long? After all, I’ve lived in the adjacent state for darn-near thirty-plus years so how have they escaped me? Several years ago, our son Chris married the lovely Stacy, who hails from Missouri and her dad lives in St. Louis. The first time he cooked for us, he made us these St. Louis Pork Steaks and we completely went nuts for them. When he first mentioned them I thought, “pork STEAKS?” I’d never heard of pork and steak mentioned in the same phrase before. The origins of pork steaks are sketchy because of different claims,  but…

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  • Korean BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

    August 5, 2021DishinandDishes

    I love an easy, inexpensive meal and these Korean BBQ Chicken Drumsticks fit the bill! We’ve been buying chicken drumsticks of late at Aldi. I think they are all of about five dollars and some cents…ridiculously inexpensive!  We grill the…

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  • Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    July 25, 2021DishinandDishes

    My cousin Diane has been making this Sour Cream Coffee Cake for years and raving about it. I never had the hankering to make it as I’m not much of a baker or a sweet-tooth anymore. I used to be…

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  • Sweet Potato Bites with Cranberry Hot Honey

    November 25, 2020DishinandDishes

    This year is looking a little different for Thanksgiving for many people, with smaller groups and the opportunity to make smaller dishes for their loved ones. These Sweet Potato Bites with Cranberry Hot Honey would be a perfect side dish…

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  • Thai Cucumber Salad

    August 11, 2020DishinandDishes

    It’s no secret that I have a deep love for all Thai food, thus the creation of this Thai Cucumber Salad we had last night for dinner. The flavors of Thai are just an explosion in your mouth. There is…

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  • Asian Ahi Tuna Salad

    July 28, 2020DishinandDishes

    I hope you are all holding up through the scorching dog-days of summer all the while quarantining from home. I love salads on a hot summer day, because the thought of turning on an oven or even the stove is…

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  • Homemade Chickpea Flour

    July 19, 2020DishinandDishes

    Fifteen years ago, the word vegan or “plant-based” food (or myself posting a recipe called Homemade Chickpea Flour) was barely heard of and only thought to be used by children raised by hippies or people a little “different”… but today,…

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  • Restaurant Style Salsa

    July 8, 2020DishinandDishes

    The garden is bursting with tomatoes right now so this week I started experimenting with fresh tomatoes to make a fresh-tomato, restaurant-style salsa. If you have followed me for long, you’ll know I have a mild obsession with salsa and…

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