Category Archives: Sauces

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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Easter Brunch

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Leg of Lamb is ordered (smittysmeatsandwines.com) and so is the Ham (honeybakedham.com) now all I have to do is the grocery shopping and begin the preparations for our Easter Brunch. This year we will be … Continue reading

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Appetizers and Hors d’oeuvres

Like Me? Please Share MeThe holidays are upon us and that means  a lot of parties and entertaining. Here are a few Hors d’Oeuvres that are perfect party food. Much of the work can be done in advance so you … 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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French Bistro Christmas Dinner

Like Me? Please Share Me  I have been dreaming of Paris lately and, even though we can’t be in our most favorite place on earth for the Holiday, I am going to bring Paris to our home for Christmas by … 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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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

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