Category Archives: Food For Thought

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Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Like Me? Please Share MeWhat to do on a cold winter day? Make Ravioli! But instead of traditional ravioli let’s make something different. I have a huge jar of dried wild mushrooms and I made a delicious mushroom duxelles with … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2017

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is a week away and I have finally settled on my Christmas Dinner Menu. My favorite entree for Christmas Dinner has always been Prime Ribs of Beef.  This year I decided to get away from … Continue reading

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Chicken Cobbler

Like Me? Please Share Me Here is a new take on an old favorite. Instead of topping a chicken or turkey pot pie with puff pastry or pastry crust I decided to top this delicious dish with a cobbler topping. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast 2017

Like Me? Please Share MeThanksgiving is less than two weeks away and I know many of you are starting to get ready for the “Great Thanksgiving Feast of 2017”. I am sharing a menu with you that has some new … Continue reading

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Chicken Breast Stuffed with Mozzarella, Spinach, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Prosciutto

Like Me? Please Share Me Here is a delicious chicken dish that is sure to please your guests. It not only tastes great but also looks really beautiful when sliced and placed on each diner’s plate. This is also a … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Recipes

Like Me? Please Share MeIt’s the middle of September and Fall is visibly on it’s way. Here in South Carolina the grass goes brown and dormant for the winter and it’s starting to turn colors now. The leaves on the … Continue reading

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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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