Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tiki Cocktail Friday!

Happy Friday!  Celebrate with one (or both) of these terrific tiki drinks.  For some inexplicable reason, tiki drinks fell out of fashion for a couple of decades.  Perhaps the reason was that bartenders (both professional and “rumpus room” barkeeps) got lazy and didn’t want to bother measuring out the various ingredients.  Phooey, I say!  Get […]

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Blueberry-Bacon Cornbread with Blackberry Butter

Why make regular cornbread (not that there’s anything wrong with that) when you can ramp up the flavor with plump blueberries and  smoky bacon? Serve it for a weekend breakfast, and you probably won’t need to offer anything else but hot coffee!  Slice it into thin wedges and it is a great side dish at […]

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Grilled Pork Ribs with Pomegranate Sauce

I have written many recipes for spareribs in my time.  So, when I was asked my the National Pork Council to come up with some fresh ideas for the backyard staple, I knew what I wanted–a sticky, lick-your-fingers sauce with sweet and sour in perfect balance to complement tender, smoky meat.  Sounds about right to […]

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