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TBT Recipe: Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

When I first posted this recipe, I was bold enough to call them the best baked beans. They still are. It adds up. You make baked beans once or twice a month. Do that for fifty years and you can righteously claim to have strived for perfection 1000 times or more. It did take me…

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Perfect Weekend Meal: Roast Maple & Mustard Spatchcock with Figs from Diana Henry

  Okay. Let’s start with the word: Spatchcock. It can seem a bit terrifying. We believe it is Irish in origin and rather recent, just 18th Century. A spatchcock is a chicken literally split down the middle, crushed by hand to be flattened and then cooked. Cooked more quickly, more uniformly then those regular roast…

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Honey and Mustard Glaze

A honey-mustard glaze is a grand adornment for chicken, ham, ribs, salmon and perhaps your burger, if not steak. How do you make a good glaze? Let’s google “honey mustard glaze” and see what happens. Oh, 1,010,000 results. This could take some time. Actually, I’ve spent a little time, comparing recipes and discovering tons of…

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Brian’s Beans

You are male. You are by yourself. You are hungry. Your tools: a can, a can opener, onion, hot sauce, and mustard. Your prospects: excellent. Sometimes I am by myself and I do not have Suzen here to help me, encourage me, or feed me. I happen to like my foods hot and sweet. You…

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