Category Archives: Entree

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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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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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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A Light Luncheon

Like Me? Please Share MeI had a friend over for lunch to celebrate both of our birthdays. I made a light lunch so we could enjoy dessert. Hey, it’s a birthday celebration after all. I made this delicious Wild Rice … Continue reading

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A Simple Light Dinner For A Spring Evening

Like Me? Please Share MeWhat could be better than a simple light dinner now that the weather is starting to get warmer? Many of us are using our verandas to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and to partake in … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

Like Me? Please Share MeI promised you this recipe and here it is. I’ve eaten plenty of Tortilla Soup and loved them all. I took what I liked about each and made my own original recipe. One thing for certain … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Casual Dinner – Pulled Pork Soft Tacos

Like Me? Please Share Me Here is a great menu for a casual New Year’s Eve Party. What’s so great about this menu is that I can make all of the accompaniments the day before and cook the roast on … Continue reading

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Bangalore Chicken Curry

Like Me? Please Share Me My dear friend, who travels the world for her work, brings me back cookbooks from every exotic place she visits. A cookbook she brought back from India is simply titled COMPLETE INDIAN COOKING. I’m not … Continue reading

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Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi

Like Me? Please Share MeToday was the day to have a Must Go Dinner.  You all know what that means:  Cook whatever is in the refrigerator and have it for dinner making way to restock for the week. When I … Continue reading

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