Pam’s Rib Rub

From a coworker. Pam’s Rib Rub   Ok ladies, so story we didn’t get together to mix this up! I just mixed up a batch and here is your base. Is you like a sweeter rub, add a little more sugar, half cup. If you like it a little hotter, add another half tsp cayenne. […]

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Tomato Bisque Sous Vide

Tomato Bisque Soup A perfect tomato bisque taken from http://littlefrenchbakery.com/blog/tomato-bisque-soup-a-la-sous-vide This won first place in a soup contest at Nelnet. 1 stick of butter, plus 2 T 1/3 cup flour 1 quart milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 cans (large) diced or whole peeled tomatoes (diced and crushed if whole) 1-2 fresh chopped tomatoes 1 green […]

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Big List of No Oil Dressings

Lots of dressings here.  A lot from Dr. Furhman’s website.  If you’re interested in eating healthy, living longer, etc, visit his site. Big List of No-oil Salad Dressings Almond Ginger Dressing adapted from a recipe from drfuhrman.com makes about 2 1/2 cup 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened soy, hemp or almond milk 1 cup water […]

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Orange Sesame Dressing

Trying to eat healthier- which includes limiting my intake of oil.  Here’s a healthier orange sesame no-oil dressing.  This is a no-oil dressing from Veronica Grace of  Low Fat Vegan Chef. I think this is a riff on the Dr. Furhman Orange Sesame dressing, but made a little easier by using tahini instead of sesame […]

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Potato Salad (Sous Vide)

I love good potato salad, and I’ve made batch after batch in pursuit of duplicating the best I’ve made (a few of which were the one’s made by a friend- Aaron DiGeorge,) and have regularly come up disappointed.   The secret is in cooking the potatoes.  I’ve tried roasted, boiled whole (no), boiled diced, etc.. and […]

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Pink Lemonade Cookies

HISTORY Every year at Coors, when I was there, we had a cookie exchange.  Since I organized the exchange, I always made sure I got some of these.  They are delicious.  This was Statia Shelton’s recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 Cup butter 3 Cups flour 1 Cup sugar 1 Tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 6 oz […]

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Caramel and Chocolate Covered Pretzels

HISTORY Here’s a brief history of Toni and Byron’s Chocolate-Caramel Covered Pretzels. Toni saw a packaged Chocolate-Caramel covered pretzels in a catalog from Sundance. I usually try to intercept and destroy this catalog before Toni sees it, but this time she did get to see it. Toni felt these would be easy to make and […]

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Easy Lemon Cake

HISTORY While working at Coors Brewing Co., the company sponsored a wellness class. The class included great info on getting in shape- but the highlight was this “semi-healthy” version of Lemon cake that is just flat out better than any lemon cake I’ve had.  The glaze makes it.  Don’t use reconstituted or plastic lemon lemon […]

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Mark Henry’s Never Fail Brisket

Mark Henry’s Never Fail Brisket This recipe makes creative use of a stove to finish your smoking job. Much easier to prepare several in advance this way. Pull one out, drop in a nice temperature controlled stove for another 14 hours- and presto. This never fails to get rave reviews.  (Taken right off the web. […]

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O’Connor Salmon Cakes

O’Connor Salmon Cakes An awesome salmon cake recipe from our neighbors- Kay and R.J..  (Note: We never say R.J. and Kay which just doesn’t have the same alliteration.) INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup fresh parsley leaflets 4 green onions or 3 shallots finely chopped 3 cups fine fresh bread crumbs 2 eggs 2 tbs unsalted butter 1 […]

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