I am most happy that I introduced spaghetti squash to my dad. In late summer/early fall, his garden patch is filled with melons and squash, but the squash are usually the butternut and acorn variety. Then about 10 years ago, I saved the seeds to a spaghetti squash […]
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Summer isn’t over till the last zucchini or yellow squash has been sliced, shredded, pickled, grilled, stuffed or pulverized. And since we’re all pretty aware that I have done my duty to give us some new ideas in this category (Can we say Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cake, Corn-berry […]
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What can I say, I had some rhubarb leftover from my last couple of posts, and HAD to find something to do with it!
That’s when the method of my madness usually consists of seeing what’s in the fridge and finding some inspiration there. Lo and […]
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With Arugula Chimichurri
To say that I’ve been “wickedly” busy for the last couple of weeks would be an understatement. Ever since I was invited to play in the pit for the local run of the national tour of the musical Wicked, I hit the ground with my feet […]
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It is of my belief that all good savory recipes start out with garlic (and onions, for that matter). I don’t know, it’s like if the kitchen doesn’t wreak when I’m done cooking, I just haven’t accomplished my job properly.
Ya know what I mean?
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With my one year blogiversary approaching in over a week, I find it fitting that I should share another skillet cornbread recipe.
As I described in my inaugural post, Garlicky Shrimp and Spinach Cornbread, my whole passion for recipe development started when I was chosen to be […]
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Nothing says Saturday morning like a big breakfast:
pancakes topped with fruit, nuts and maple syrup
omelettes busting at the seams with meat, veggies and cheese
fried taters, bacon and onions
crepes stuffed with cheese and fruit (such as my Chocolate Crepes with […]
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I’m thankful for so many things.
Every morning when I wake up, I am thankful for my bright, comfortable, spacious home. I am thankful for the two goofy pups that bring me so much joy. I’m thankful for employment, health and the best family and friends that […]
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I love this dish so much, I make it every year for my birthday. It’s so handy that my birthday is in September, when spaghetti squash is in season. And for the last few years, Dad has added them to his garden, so there is always a plentiful supply. […]
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There’s a tradition in our family during the fall and winter months, where we all gather down at my grandma’s house and eat chili. I am in charge of bringing the chili, and everybody else brings the “fixin’s”.
What are fixin’s?
Well, that depends on […]
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