Tag Archives: easy

Crisp, tender chicken carnitas

I am a relatively new but quite enthusiastic convert to Pinterest. One of my boards, naturally, is recipe ideas. I found an intriguing recipe for pork carnitas there. Carnitas are all about contrast. They’re traditionally made with a big ole … Continue reading

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Fast and easy dark chocolate cake

The old-fashioned name for this dessert is dump cake. In the interests of expediency, you dump the dry ingredients into the baking pan and stir them. You then add the oil, vinegar, and vanilla, give it a stir, and pour … Continue reading

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Mac & cheese with a panko crust

Today’s post will be fast and dirty, because my brother-in-law Steve requested this recipe and I leave tomorrow morning for Portland, Oregon. We served this mac and cheese to Steve and his family a few days ago. I made a … Continue reading

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