Category Archives: Vegetables

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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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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Cool Salads For A Hot Summer Day

Like Me? Please Share MeI am sure you have been asking the same question I have: WHEN WILL THIS HOT WEATHER END? This summer is the hottest summer on record for the whole country and when it comes to lunch … 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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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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Corned Beef and Cabbage Refresher Course

Like Me? Please Share MeI will be cooking my traditional Oven Braised Corned Beef with Irish Beer and Irish Whiskey on Tuesday along with the best Irish Soda Bread ever and if you click on the links you will go directly to the recipes. I … Continue reading

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Lobster Fest 2015

Like Me? Please Share MeMarch is almost here and, for me, March is Lobster Fest Month. I’m not quite sure how this came about but I’m going to guess that it’s because my sister’s birthday is in March and she … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

Like Me? Please Share MeI promised you this recipe and here it is. I’ve eaten plenty of Tortilla Soup and loved them all. I took what I liked about each and made my own original recipe. One thing for certain … 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

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Antipasti, Appetizers, Cheese, Dessert, Duck, Food For Thought, Fruit Desserts, Hints and Tips, Nuts, Potato, Recipes To Share, Salad, Sauces, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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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