Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

My honey loooooves pickled jalapenos. Every night before dinner he prepares for himself what I call his relish tray – a jar lid full of pickled jalapenos and other pickled goodies. Every now and then, packages of jalapenos and other peppers show up in the Lowes Foods’ discount produce rack selling for pocket change. I’ve …

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Perfect for game days and potlucks, this chipotle hummus comes together in minutes. Make your own pita chips instead of spending several bucks on a supermarket brand. ~~~ Despite what Bon Appétit says, I make my own hummus every once in a while. They tested homemade hummus against store-bought hummus to see if homemade was …

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Here’s another wow-oh-my-god-I-looove this recipe. I made it last Saturday afternoon. We noshed on it while watching Cliff Lee (Phillies pitcher) hit a home run. Yes, I said pitcher, and yes, he hit the ball, and yes, it was a freaking home run! What a moment! Despite myself, I’m becoming quite a baseball fan. Who …

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