Category Archives: Side Dishes

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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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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Oven Braised Corned Beef with Irish Beer and Irish Whiskey

Like Me? Please Share MeHere is my original recipe for Braised Corned Beef with Irish Beer and Irish Whiskey. An  awesomely delicious and super easy dinner to prepare. I’ve posted this recipe each St. Paddy’s Day to refresh your memory … 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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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

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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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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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