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Three-Cheese Potato Gratin

There are different kinds of comfort food, some simple, some complex. This rich potato gratin is something that delivers wonders in small doses. Just a few bites of this dish should satisfy your potato cravings. It takes a half hour to prep and the cooking time means that this dish will test your nostrils long…

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Homemade Blue Cheese Dip

Blue cheese dip is just automatically required for hot chicken wings. Absolutely. However, many versions of this dip compete with the wings. The blue cheese flavor is so intense that it can distract from the wings. This version is less intense — depending of course on the exact blue cheese you choose. For most blues,…

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Gourmeting Your Own Cheese

I was at my discount liquor store looking, of course, at the cheese section. Great wine at cheap prices. Great cheese at … Here’s the truth. This store offers La Roulade at under $3. If you don’t know this cheese, it’s new on the market — at least to my eye — and is targeted…

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Super Bowl Nachos

If nachos are on your menu for Sunday’s Super Bowl, then I recommend this version. It’s the second best nachos I ever had. The best? On the other side of the border, of course. Using a great chili recipe [there's one right here] and topping the avocado crema gives you a rich, fulling nosh. This…

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