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The McCartyParty Thanksgiving 2010

Ah yes, it’s Thanksgiving and I have so much to be thankful for.  I’m excited for the joy and satisfaction I get from fixing this delicious dinner for my family.  I think the last time I was able to fix … Continue reading

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Tuna Casserole Breaking Bad

Ahhh Tuna Casserole, this is such a comfort food and  healthy to boot. It is basically a Tetrazzini named after the opera singer and the tuna can be substituted for turkey or chicken.  I really can’t think of a better … Continue reading

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Lasagna in the Crockpot, yeah really

When my husband Richard says “This is on the list,” I know it came out delicious. I made this dish yesterday morning after thumbing through my “Fix it and Forget It” Cookbook. I really didn’t believe this could be done … Continue reading

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Jewish Soul Food

When I lived in Long Island there was an ‘eat-in’  deli when you got off the LIE to go to Bethpage that served a platter called “Jewish Soul Food.” On the platter was stuffed cabbage,  kasha varnishkes, potato pancakes, and … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest at the McCarty’s

Richard and I love German food! Of course, I think the beer has something to do with it and always this time of year we celebrate Oktoberfest with Spaten Dark Beer.         Our favorite German restaurant in … Continue reading

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Lamb Shanks with Couscous

I tried to discuss this with my husband in bed last night, he was clearly not interested in this recipe or lamb shanks period. This usually is considered an economical meal, but in Safeway the lamb shanks were 10.98 for … Continue reading

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Smooth and Elastic

Yup, that’s what the recipes always say when they speak about kneading bread. When I first started years ago, I had no idea what dough *SHOULD* look or feel like before the first rise. Being young, I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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