Category Archives: Food For Thought

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Two More Peach Recipes

Like Me? Please Share MeI can’t help myself with all these peachy recipes. The recipes are so good I couldn’t resist the temptation to share. Try the Peach Tart Tatin with a dollop of Peach Semi-Freddo. I hope you give … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Ancho Chili Preserves

Like Me? Please Share Me It’s still peach season and I am continuing to take advantage of the season by make preserves, pies, cobblers and gelato with this year’s beautiful crop of South Carolina Peaches. I came up with this … Continue reading

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BBQ Season In Full Swing

Like Me? Please Share MeDon’t let the dog days of summer get you down. The BBQ Season is in full swing and there is no better way to keep your kitchen cool than to use your outdoor grill. Be it … Continue reading

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Peach Season Deliciousness

Like Me? Please Share Me It’s the beginning of June and Peach season has started here in South Carolina. At Greenville’s Saturday Market I picked up the beginning of this season’s Peaches and set out to make some of my … Continue reading

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Squash Blossoms Stuffed

Like Me? Please Share Me I found these beautiful blossoms at the market yesterday and I could not be any more excited about something this wondrous. In all of the years I lived in FLL I could not find Squash … Continue reading

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Strawberry Season’s Bounty

Like Me? Please Share MeIt’s Strawberry Season in South Caroline and I am taking advantage of the most beautiful Strawberries I have ever seen. We found a place called Strawberry Hill, USA, in Gaffney, South Carolina, where we thought we … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch 2017

Like Me? Please Share MeEaster Brunch 2017 Frittata with Ricotta, Italian Sausage and Ham Tomato Bacon Asparagus Quiche Cranberry Orange Bread Bloody Marys and Mimosas Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with  Lamb Sauce Honey Baked Ham with Cranberry-Citrus Compote Potatoes Au … Continue reading

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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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Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me This is the best Carrot Cake I have ever made. It’s moist and delicious; exactly what a Carrot Cake should be. It took 20 years to perfect the recipe as I started developing it when … Continue reading

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