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Sangria Caliente from Sangria by Mittie Hellmich

  The planet is experiencing rapid growth: population, pollution, and mixologists. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I do not have bad associations with that mixologist word. In fact, when I retire, I am going to open up a B&B: Bar and Bakery. But as the number of mixologists grow, as they each get their 15…

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Meat Loaf Sandwiches

    You can say that it doesn’t matter. No matter how you do it, it will be fine. Sure, and Hell did freeze over. I did a google on “meat loaf sandwiches.” I happen to love them and actually, like many people, prefer the sandwiches the next day to the freshly made meat loaf…

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Candied Jalapeno Knots from Cocktails for the Four Seasons

Not that I would ever want to be one, but it is now clear to me that I could not be a heart surgeon. I cannot do knots. I can’t tie my shoes. Heck, I can barely tie candied jalapeno strips. From Cocktails for the Four Seasons, by Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher, there…

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Bread and Butter Jalapenos: Art and Food Combined

Have you ever made something so pretty you did not want to eat it? Or open it? These refrigerator-style pickles, make with jalapenos instead of cucumbers, are as lovely to look at as an Impressionist still life. And so much cheaper to possess. Feeling grumpy in the morning? Open the fridge door and look at…

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