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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Football season is upon us, and those who know me, will tell you that I know nothing about the game itself. I can however, recommend a whole slew of appetizers and fixens to satisfy your game day crowd. The slow cooker is a fabulous invention. If you haven’t yet brought yours out of the attic, or up from the basement, you will want to do so; immediately! This pork shoulder recipe cooks… Read More

It feels like a comfort food kind of day and nothing says comfort better than a hearty pot of homemade lentil soup. When my boys were younger, a friend and I used to spend time walking with our babies around the neighborhood . She came from a big Italian family and one day after our walk, invited me in for lunch. Her house smelled delicious and homey because of the large pot of… Read More

My quest to learn how to cook every item in the butcher’s case continues. This year I am determined to cook at least one new dish every week. I am inspired by listening to family traditions of others, and love to see how beautiful dinners can bring friends and families together. The brisk mornings these past few days have reminded me that its time to move from the grill back to the… Read More

Today is a great day to simmer a delicious pot of Grandma’s Sunday Sauce. If you missed the video that shows the sauce making event at Grandma’s…you can watch it herehttps://randsmeatmarket.com/2014/09/02/grandmas-sunday-sauce/ ‎ FYI…plan to spend a beautiful afternoon making this sauce. Pour yourself a glass of wine, put on your favorite tunes and be prepared for family members to taste test along the way…. Sauce Ingredients: Two 28 oz cans of Whole… Read More

  Recipes and favorite dishes handed down from generation to generation hold special places in our hearts. Scents and sounds of certain dishes being prepared can transport us back in time instantaneously. Just the other day, I was flipping through my great-grandmothers hand written recipe book. Each page is like a precious photograph dating back to a beautiful and simpler era. I especially enjoyed the paragraph below, which includes instructions on how… Read More