Category Archives: Accompaniments

Oven Braised Corned Beef with Irish Beer and Irish Whiskey

Like Me? Please Share MeI know we all have heard the phrase “Erin go Bragh” when St. Patrick’s Day is approaching.  And I know that many us that are Irish on that one day only have no idea what it … Continue reading

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Duck And Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Like Me? Please Share MeFat Tuesday is less than a week away and if you are going to celebrate this event here is a dish that will make all of your guests very happy.  If you are adventurous in the … Continue reading

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Curried Pork Tenderloin with Vegetable Couscous

Like Me? Please Share MeLast night’s dinner was a combination of Indian and Mediterranean foods. The Curry and the Couscous compliment each other perfectly. Both of these dishes are easy to prepare and take very little time to get on … Continue reading

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Hearty Pasta Fagioli On A Cold Winter Day

Like Me? Please Share Me  Here is the recipe for my most favorite soup of all time. It is a long process with many steps and a perfect project for a cold winter day when you just don’t want to … Continue reading

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Fried Calamari

Like Me? Please Share MeNow that Christmas is over it is time to think about a New Year’s Eve Party Menu. Here is my recipe for Fried Calamari. Super easy, delicious and a real crowd pleaser. For more great appetizer … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2016

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t planned your Christmas Dinner here is a suggestion that will knock your Reindeer Socks off. Much of this dinner can be made a day in … Continue reading

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Roasted Marinara and Italian Meatballs

Like Me? Please Share Me My absolute favorite thing to eat in this whole world is Spaghetti and Meatballs using my Roasted Marinara (Gravy is what we called it and still do). These two recipes are my treasures and I … Continue reading

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Farm to Table in Greenville

Like Me? Please Share MeWe made the big move and left Fort Lauderdale after 42 years of fun in the sun. A life of wonderful memories was cultivated in The Sunshine State:  A life where I began my career working … Continue reading

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Cool Salads For A Hot Summer Day

Like Me? Please Share MeI am sure you have been asking the same question I have: WHEN WILL THIS HOT WEATHER END? This summer is the hottest summer on record for the whole country and when it comes to lunch … Continue reading

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Tequila Shrimp with Carolina Gold Rice and Black Beans

Like Me? Please Share Me I made this shrimp dish featuring Carolina Gold Rice after a friend in South Carolina sent me a bag. The gold in the name implies that the rice is golden in color but this is … Continue reading

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