Tag Archives: blue cheese

Classic Wedge Salad – Throw Back Thursday

It’s Throw Back Thursday – The first people to cultivate iceberg lettuce were the ancient Egyptians. They used it to make oil from the seeds and the succulent leaves were a prized ingredient on the tables. These crisp heads traveled … Continue reading

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National Hamburger Day

It’s National Hamburger Day! This delicious sandwich, named after that town in Germany, Hamburg, Other than that, no one quite knows who invented or anything else. But it is the meal of the modern American. Memorial day symbolized the start … Continue reading

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Garlic and Roquefort Polenta with Eggs and Sausage

Today is “Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day”.  What could be bolder and more pungent than lots of garlic and blue cheese? If you’re looking to keep your breath sweet, this is not the dish for you.  If you looking … Continue reading

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Mac & Cheese with Spicy Pork Meatballs and Blue Cheese Sauce (Pasta of the Month)

It’s National Meatball Day!!  To honor the humble meatball, I’ve used it as part of the Pasta of the Month!  And you get… Although associated with Italian cuisine, the true history of the meatball is unknown, but, kofta seems to … Continue reading

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Fig Collection – Celebrate National Fig Week!

The first week of November is National Fig week!  We’ve been celebrating all week with some great recipes!  So here they are, all together – Give them a try!  You won’t be sorry!

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