Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hot Sesame Beef

Here is an Asian dish – different from the usual beef and broccoli or pepper steak. It’s bound to please lovers of beef, veggies and hot stuff – and not necessarily in that order! Tame it down if you must … Continue reading

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Ready – Set – Go: For Christmas Entertaining!

We’ve barely put away all the Thanksgiving platters, dishes, and sundry pots and pans when a glance at the calendar says: CHRISTMAS IS JUST A MONTH AWAY! Never fear, friends….I’ve already mentioned a few items to store in your Holiday … Continue reading

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#100 — WOW — I Can’t Believe It!

What can’t I believe? Well, it’s that this is our 100th POST!  It really seems like we just started and here we are…100 posts and recipes later. And since it’s announcement time, here’s a little “Tip from the Toque”; we … Continue reading

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Gobble, Gobble!!!

We are taking a minute away from our cooking to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! We at Cooking With Char are especially grateful to all of YOU who have been so supportive since we began this journey of blogs and recipes. Thank … Continue reading

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Healthier Hot Buttered Rum

On a chilly evening – holiday or not – a mug of hot buttered rum is a nice way to warm up inside and out! Most recipes for this old favorite drink use a batter which is primarily sugar. This … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cake

When I say that CHOCOLATE is my middle name, you know I’m kidding, right? You don’t? Well, that’s OK….I’m not! It’s not on my birth certificate (registered in Cleveland, Ohio if you really want to know what it says!) … … Continue reading

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Somewhere, Under the Rainbow!

Somewhere, Under the Rainbow – Vegetable Terrine with Cognac! A terrine is a loaf of various ingredients layered, pressed together so they stay put, then cooked, cooled and sliced so the beauty of the different layers show how special they … Continue reading

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