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Cheesy, buttery, pull-apart garlic bread

Oh, I am excited about this little gem I found here.

This is one of those recipes that tastes amazing regardless, but requires a bit of extra work to look pretty. I would want to make it a few more times before bringing it to a potluck or a dinner party.


  • 1 roll semi-firm Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 tsp minced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • a very generous sprinkling of dried parsley
  • 10 oz grated cheddar cheese*

*The original recipe calls for white cheddar; I used what I pretty much always use for cheddar cheese, which is Kraft’s triple cheddar with sharp, mild, and white cheddar.

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Garlic blue crabs

Most people order pizza or Chinese food on Friday nights. This Friday night, the fiance and I enjoyed some blue crab.

This was my first time cooking crab; this does not include the time I made this recipe and this recipe using imitation crab meat that came in a bag. Well, okay, this crab came in a bag too, but it was frozen, actual, crabs. Pre-cleaned, but still, crabs. Still in the shell, looking like the sea crustaceans that they are, crabs.

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