Orange Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is one of those foods that you come to love once you make your own. I’ve made it every year for quite awhile now and this year was a real hit. Instead of using apple juice as in my usual recipe, I used orange juice. What a flavor boost! My P.S. declared he would like to eat it year round. Continue reading

Wild Rice Grain Bowl with Chicken

After having a wild rice bowl at a local restaurant I told my P.S. they’d be easy to make at home.  I wouldn’t have any problem chopping and layering a great grain bowl.  P.S. (Patient Spouse) was interested in the idea since he hadn’t ordered the bowl.  He’s more of a rice blend person than I am and was looking longingly at my meal.    Later I looked up ideas online to see what combinations looked best to make it a meal dish. Continue reading

Pineapple Cranberry Cole Slaw {Made in Minnesota}

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

Pineapple Cranberry Coleslaw

I often say I make the BEST cole slaw.  And I believe I do, having spent a few years working on my master recipe that I think is a good copycat version of KFC’s cole slaw.  But this year, I was stunned when I tried a new version that rivals my own.  With pineapple!  I’d never have thought to add pineapple to cole slaw.  I think of cole slaw as a vegetable salad, not a fruit salad.  But it does work.
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