Tasty Tangents

Food, life and other morsels

January 31, 2016
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OMG Creme Brulee

So my little sister turning 30 (her champagne birthday, 30 on the 30th, no less) came with a request for creme brulee. From the only person in my family who doesn’t actually have a sweet tooth, that’s a pretty unique … Continue reading

December 24, 2015
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Christmas cookies

I own a lot of cookbooks. I’m not going to count them, but I will say that they have their own bookshelf. So how do you define a cookbook’s usefulness? There are many ways I suppose, from whether it contains … Continue reading

May 11, 2014
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Mother’s Day appetizers

For Mother’s Day this year, we agreed to do a potluck, bringing everything to mom and dad’s place, but saving mom from having lots of dirty pots and pans. I was on appetizer duty, and I decided I wanted to … Continue reading

November 4, 2013
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Making cocktail sauce

I wish I had known years ago how easy it was to make cocktail sauce (aka seafood sauce). With just a handful of ingredients, all of which live in most people’s fridge and pantry, you can make your own and … Continue reading