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Grilled Pork Roast with Port/Vidalia/Fig Sauce


Grilled Pork Roast with Port/Vidalia/Fig SauceServes 4 Recipe for the sauce:1 tablespoon coconut oil1 large Vidalia onion, sliced thinly, then quartered1 tablespoon flour (any type)1 cup port wine4 figs, stems removed and halved Preheat a non-stick skillet over med-high heat.

Posted in Fig, Grilled, Onion, Pork, Port, Roast, Sauce, Wine

Pickled Scallions


Pickled Scallions 2 cups white vinegar2 cups Splenda (or table sugar)2 cups water2 tablespoons kosher salt1 tablespoon red pepper flakes1 teaspoon coriander seeds1 pound scallions, roots trimmed and cut to fit in the jar standing up Bring first 6 ingredients

Posted in Jalapeno, Onion, Pickled, Side DIsh, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Red Hot Relish


Hot RelishServes: makes about 12 portions, 1/4 cup each A good relish takes a meal and can make it memorable. This is the perfect combination of heat, sweet and sour. Perfect on burgers, hot dog/brats, tacos or as a side

Posted in Chutney, Jalapeno, Onion, Peppers, Pineapple, Relish, Side DIsh, Spicy, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Zucchini Pancakes


Zucchini PancakesServes 4 (2 pancakes) 1-2 medium zucchinis (approximately 1 pound) shredded2 eggs1 cup panko bread crumbs1/2 cup onion, mincedSalt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients. Preheat non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Spray with cooking spray. With clean

Posted in Easy, Onion, Pancake, Side DIsh, Zucchini

Grilled French Bread Pizzas–Four Ways


Grilled French Bread Pizzas, Four WaysEach pizza serves 2 or more, depending on if used as a meal or appetizerFrench bread loaf, 12 inches (approximately)Your choice of toppings (your options are infinite.) I used (from top to bottom): Cheesy Garlic

Posted in Bacon, Beef, Cheese, Garlic, Grilled, Mushrooms, Olives, Onion, Pizza

Simple Steak Dinner


I made this on the eve before our eldest returned to college.  I asked what he wanted and he told me steak and my spinach salad.  I like to make the foods that people specifically want. Steak DinnerServes ? (Depends

Posted in Beef, Mushrooms, Onion, Steaks

Crimini, Onion and Bleu Cheese Pizza


Crimini, Onion and Bleu Cheese Ultra-Thin PizzaServes 2 1.  Preheat oven as directed on the package. 2.  Slice one-half Vidalia onion into 1/8 inch thick slices, and then quarter those. 3.  Clean and slice 8 ounces crimini mushrooms. 4.  Heat

Posted in Bleu Cheese, Mushrooms, Onion, Pizza

Portabella “Burger” and “Fries”


Portabella Burger and FriesServes 2 1 large baker potato, washed, but not peeled2 large portabella caps1/2 Vidalia onion, sliced1+1 tablespoon olive oilMustard (I like a spicy brown)1 slice of cheese (optional and your preferred variety)2 hamburger buns (Optional, but it makes

Posted in Fries, Mushrooms, Onion

Personal Pizzas, Two Ways


Personal Pizzas, Two Ways We woke up this morning and decided that we wanted leftover pizza for breakfast. Unfortunately, we didn’t have any. But we had some ingredients on hand and I made these. They both start with a 6

Posted in Bleu Cheese, Mushrooms, Onion, Pizza, Spinach, Thin Crust, Tomato

Two Different Bean Salads


Chickpea SaladServes 10 (1/2 cup portions)1 cup dried chickpeas (or 3 cups canned)1 large cucumber, seeded and diced1 cup diced red bell pepper2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1.  Prepare dried beans according

Posted in Beans, Cucumber, Garlic, Onion, Peppers, Salad, Side DIsh

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