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Fresh Barbeque Sauce

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Raikas grillikastike This is one of the best barbeque sauces I have ever tasted. I was at a restaurant in Baton Rouge and I ordered their appetizer which consisted of boiled shrimp with this amazing sauce. I asked about the recipe and they actually gave it to me. There are […]

Baked goods

Gluten Free Bread


Gluuteeton leipä I have a Zojirushi BB-CEC20 breadmaker and I love it. My husband loves it too and he makes regular bread loaves that always turn out beautifully. I have been frustrated because I have not been able to make bread that was of good consistency, until recently. Now that […]


Maple Walnut Fudge


Vaahtera Saksanpähkinä Fudge I made this last year for the first time after we had visited a maple syrup farm. I have made chocolate fudge for a long time and now that we live in New England, it is time to make some fudge with local ingredients. This amazing fudge […]


Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes


The original Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes recipe is by Barefoor Contessa, but it has regular pasta and garlic. We are going to change that. When I make Italian dishes, or any dishes that call for onions and garlic, I substitute bell pepper, celery and parsley for them. They fill the […]


Artichoke and Spinach Dip


pinaatti ja artisokka-dip For those of you who gain a few pounds at the mere mention of artichoke and spinach dip or spinach and artichoke dip, just don’t mention it, but please do check out this recipe. It contains no sour cream, cream cheese, mayonaise, butter, heavy cream or any […]


Black Bean Burgers


Black bean burgers are a healthy alternative to beef burgers. They are heart healthy and have a lot of phytochemicals. Cooking black beans from scratch makes the best tasting burgers. We use bell pepper, celery and parsley in place of onion for flavor.