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Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos

“Would you?” I began. “No.” “But, …” “No.” “You see,” I tried. “No,” she cut me off. “CAN I JUST FINISH A SENTENCE, PLEASE!” “Of course,” said Miss Demur. “It’s my birthday and I want this dish.” “Your birthday,” her voice was raised, “is in March. This is July.” “Well, Suzen, that means that I…

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Devils on Horseback

I am not, as my family maintains, a prejudiced man. I simply have guiding principles. One of them is not to ever eat certain foods. I have a Top 10 list of the foods I will not touch, let alone allow to enter my body. There are about 30 items on the Top 10 list.…

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Brian’s Candied Jalapenos

Candied jalapenos. If you have had them, you understand. If you haven’t had them, you are going to treasure them. No, this is not some kitschy candy. It’s still a jalapeno, but now with additional layers of sweetness and spice. You can eat these, of course. But their greatest usage is in transforming recipes you’ve…

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Apple and Jalapeno Tailgate Pie

Have you ever looked at recipe, said to yourself, “That’s pretty strange,” and kept turning the pages of the cookbook.  And, then, repeatedly kept coming back to that temptation. That’s what I did with this very interesting, a tad strange, but ultimately totally satisfying recipe.  I did not even mention it’s name to Suzen.  I…

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