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Friday Five – Holiday Treat addition

In Desserts, Friday Five On December 19, 2014 0 Comments

With the holidays upon us including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas, it is a perfect time to pull together a post with treats reflective of each tradition and holiday…. Read More »


Chocolate Chip Cookie

In Desserts On December 18, 2014 23 Comments

What is the most iconic cookie?  It has to be the Chocolate Chip Cookie.  My mother-in-law makes the worlds best chocolate chip cookie.  Her secret?  Crisco.  My sister-in-law… Read More »

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Salmon Enchilada Pasta

In dinners On December 17, 2014 8 Comments

This Salmon Enchilada Pasta incorporated three of my favorite foods – salmon, enchilada sauce and pasta.  This recipe is such a simple and great fusion concept.  I like… Read More »

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How to Make a Roux

In Tuesday's Cooking Tip On December 16, 2014 2 Comments

This post on How to Make a Roux was designed after using this roux for a Lemon Turkey Rice Soup I was making.  I have written before about… Read More »

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Lemon Turkey Rice Soup

In appetizers, dinners, Soups On December 16, 2014 14 Comments

Thanksgiving is but a distant memory.  The memories, though, will last a lifetime.  The chance to have so much of the family come together and reconnect is priceless…. Read More »

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Shortbread Thumb Print Cookie

In Desserts On December 15, 2014 8 Comments

This post is part of my participation in the Great Blogger Cookie Swap.  What, a food blogger needs a reason to cook or bake.  No way.  The idea behind… Read More »


Sunday Revelation – Sun Gazing

In Sunday Revelation On December 14, 2014 0 Comments

As I sit to write this post, I note that this past month has been particularly devoid of sunlight in the midwest.  When I traveled this past week… Read More »


Friday Five – Cookie addition

In Desserts On December 12, 2014 5 Comments

It is the holiday season and that means baking.  So on this day, I bring you a Friday Five – Cookie addition to help you prepare for your… Read More »

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Mediterranean Fried Rice

In dinners On December 11, 2014 2 Comments

It has taken me a little time to get to this post.  Life has been busy.  I have traveled to Washington DC  and New York City besides just… Read More »

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In appetizers On December 10, 2014 4 Comments

Not every recipe has to be complicated and take a long time to put together.  Note to self. This Bruschetta can be assembled in no time.  The flavors… Read More »

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