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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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Quiche – Creamy, Delicate and Luscious

Like Me? Please Share Me There are so many different fillings for Quiche and I am giving you two recipes to try. The items you put into your Quiche can be just about anything you want. The one constant 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

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Berries, Beverages, Cake, Chicken, Cornmeal, Dessert, Entree, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food For Thought, Fruit, Hints and Tips, Lemon, Menus, Mixed Berries, Pickled Vegetables, Pickled Veggies, Pickling, Preserves, Recipes To Share, Salad, Side Dishes, Toasted Almonds, Vegetables, Vinaigrette, Wild Rice, Wine, XVOO | Tagged , , | Comments Off on A Light Luncheon

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

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Beets, Blood Oranges, Blueberries, Cherry Tomato Compote, Chicken Stock, Chorizo Sausage, Clafouti, Custard, Dessert, Entree, Fennel, Food For Thought, Fruit, Fruit Desserts, Hints and Tips, Menus, Mussels, Peaches, Recipes To Share, Salad, Sausage, Seafood, Vinaigrette | 2 Comments

4th of July Barbeque Feast

Like Me? Please Share MeFor me there is no better day to show off my barbequing skills than on the most important American Holiday of all- The 4th of July.  Since barbequing is an all American summer pastime on the … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Banh Mi

Like Me? Please Share Me On our recent trip to Chicago, we ate at the wonderfully delicious Gage Restaurant.  It’s in the heart of the City on Michigan Avenue directly across from The Art Institute.  We’ve eaten there in the … Continue reading

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Mangia Italian Style

Like Me? Please Share MeOn our recent trip to Chicago for a week’s vacation, we were able to spend time with family and friends and do all the touristy things we haven’t done in years.  We visited Museums, Giant Buildings, … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Appetizers, Beverages, Cake, Cheese, Cheesecake, Chicken Stock, Chocolate, Dessert, Entree, Food For Thought, Fresh Pasta, Garlic, Hints and Tips, Italian Sausage, Meat, Menus, Pork, Recipes To Share, Ricotta Cheese, Sauces, Wine | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Erin go Bragh!!!

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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Soup, Glorious Soup

Like Me? Please Share MeThis blog is dedicated to all of my friends and family that are suffering through the terrible weather north of Paradise.  That means all of you north of the Florida boarder. Here are a few of … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Appetizers, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Food For Thought, Garlic, Ham, Ham Stock, Hints and Tips, Italian Sausage, Meat, Menus, Mushrooms, Recipes To Share, Sausage, Soup, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Holidays Are Here

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Holidays are just around the corner and I am sure that many of you will be preparing Christmas Dinner or New Year’s Day Dinner.  I want to give you something new to bring to the … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Butter, Cherry Apple Compote, Chicken Stock, Cookies, Dessert, Desserts, Entree, Food For Thought, Hints and Tips, Meat, Menus, Mushrooms, Onion Jam, Pork, Preserves, Recipes To Share, Soup, Sugar Cookies, Vegetables, Vinaigrette, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments