Monthly Archives: April 2018

Rhubarb Muffins

I went to the farmer’s market last weekend and found some rhubarb! I thought it was finished for the season, but lucky for me Spring had a late start. My mom used to make rhubarb and we’d eat it over … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #146

I can’t believe its going to be May in just a few days! And that means Summer is right around the corner – and with it lots of opportunities to entertain. And while you’re planning those parties, don’t forget, you … Continue reading

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Prime Rib Roast

It’s National Prime Rib day – which is perfect because it’s my husband’s favorite food and it’s his birthday! No one knows who started this special day for prime rib, but why not? Some prime rib facts: A rib eye … Continue reading

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Bringing The Taste Of Italy Into Your Home

What’s your favorite kind of cuisine? For many people, it has to be Italian. From pizza to pasta – nothing beats a tasty Italian dish. If you’ve ever been to Italy, you’ll know that nothing quite compares to the real … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Ideas

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner – and it’s on a Saturday! I don’t know about you, but we’re going to be doing some partying on the deck Mexican style! Many people think Cinco de Mayo is Mexican … Continue reading

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Polenta with Onions & Andouille Sausage

I love a good hearty breakfast on Sunday mornings. Polenta is easy to make and works with a lot of other ingredients. This one has andouille sausage (I used chicken – they taste great) and lots of onions. And it … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #145

Happy Earth Day! Do you have anything special planned to celebrate the day? I’m off to buy some herbs and vegetables to plant in my garden. And when we get home the question remains…  But this is the place to … Continue reading

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Garlic Day – Garlic Soup

Today is Garlic Day! Yes, Garlic Day! A day to celebrate this tiny but mighty bulb. It is related to onions and shallots and its botanical genus is Allium – a word derived from the Greek word for garlic! And … Continue reading

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Maple Bacon Sourdough Waffles

I’ve discovered the deliciousness of sourdough – and the simplicity of making it. I’ve always shied away because it seemed to complicated and labor intensive, but I am here, as the lazy gastronome, to tell you it is not! Since … Continue reading

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Pecan Crusted Salmon Fillets with Chive Oil & Couscous

I love salmon, as you can probably tell from all the recipes for them on the blog! I love it raw, smoked, baked, fried and grilled. It’s such a robust flavored fish that compliments so many different ingredients. Try this … Continue reading

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