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German Onion Pie and Riesling Wines at Cooking by the Book On Friday, September 28th

  Yesterday I noted that Oktoberfest is still underway at Cooking by the Book. On Friday, September 28, we will feature that “other” Oktoberfest beverage: German wine. Specifically a wonderful flight of Rieslings from the great German producer Prum. Yesterday’s post was about one of the menu items for Friday, German Meatballs. You see them there…

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Caramelized Poblano Chile and Onion Dip

Onion dip, anyone? Yes, you can take a package of onion soup mix and that container of sour cream, and you can make something very good. [Especially if you double soup mix goop!]. It’s real comfort food. But, comfortable or very good is not exceptional. It is not excitingly different. From the August 2012 edition…

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Multitasking with Veggies: Brian’s Dip, Dressing, and Condiment

You may be familiar with Alton Brown and his entertaining show Good Eats on the Food Network. Alton is zany, brilliant, and, at times, opinionated. His number one kitchen faux pas? Having something in your kitchen that can only do one thing. He wants you to only have tools and gadgets that multitask. Suzen and…

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Caramelized Onion Dip — Real Onions and No Box

When I die, and if I get to the pearly gates with Heaven just on the other side, it’s going to be difficult should they start asking me questions. Supposedly there is a complete record of everything you do in your life, so telling another lie at that point is probably a mistake. A step…

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