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Red Onion Marmalade

Okay, you are going to object to the phrase “onion marmalade” because you make marmalade with oranges, which is why you technically say “orange marmalade.” I am happy to say that you are wrong. By centuries. The very, very first marmalade was made by the Romans cooking quinces with honey. The Romans knew how to…

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Canadian Cranberry Confit with Onions and Raisins

For Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys, it seems that cranberry sauce is as mandatory as mashed potatoes. You may eat cranberries only once or twice a year, but now is the time. The question, though, is this: how can I get a miraculous sauce from those brilliant, bitter, and radiant berries. When it comes to sauces,…

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Brian’s Breakfast Biscuit Casserole

  There is nothing better than a fresh biscuit. And nothing worse than a stale one. If there is just one or two of you, it’s unlikely you’ll consume a whole batch of biscuits. What to do with those leftovers? Even the next day, they won’t be as fresh. For Pete’s sake, don’t try to…

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Barbecued Onions with Goat Cheese and Fig and Honey

I feel a little guilty. I just ate a steak with a wonderful side dish, a barbecued onion topped with goat cheese and fig and honey. The recipe came from Vegetarian Grilling: 60 Recipes for a Meatless Summer by Karen Schulz and Maren Jahnke. I hope the authors don’t mind, but I do want them to know:…

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