Monthly Archives: August 2018

Harmful “Healthy” Foods

The food we eat can offer a rich tapestry of tantalizing olfactory sensations. Food can be an emotional experience. It has the power to change the way we feel almost instantly.

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Crepes – Blackberry & Vanilla Ice Cream

Ah… And now for the sweet crepes. Dessert, breakfast or just because! You can use any berry in this recipe, but I used the last of the blackberries I picked in our yard.

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Crepes – Smoked Salmon & Herbed Cream Cheese

Crepes, Crepes and More Crepes! Today we make crepes filled with smoked salmon and a deliciously seasoned cream cheese mixture. Top it off with some sour cream and onions and it’s a delicious brunch dish!

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Crepes – Caramelized Onion & Bacon with Artichoke Cream Sauce

I love crepes. My husband used to make them every weekend for breakfast and the kids put their requests in early. Their favorite filling was just chicken in golden mushroom soup. I like a little fancier. I decided to play … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #163

Can you believe this is the last week of August? In many places school has already started back up – and with that comes the need for quick, nutritious meals! And it’s getting to be soup weather. I love hot … Continue reading

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Waffle Tacos

It’s national Waffle day!! To honor this delicious dish I wanted to do something different. I’ve seen cornbread waffles with chili, so why not tortilla waffles with taco toppings? And oh my these are the best waffles I’ve made to … Continue reading

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Summer Tequila Mint Julep

I really enjoy a cold mint julep on a hot summer day – sitting outside on the deck, listening to the birds and sipping on a refreshing cocktail. But I didn’t have any bourbon! So I decided to see what … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #162

Vacations are over – back to the old grind. I’m sure everyone is gearing up for that back to school event. And with so much to do for that, you’re probably wondering…   This is the place to answer that … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Chipotle Chicken Thighs

The Food Network had a contest using McCormick products. I got this great idea for chicken thighs and made it using the products on the list. It was delicious! Problem was, I was supposed to make sure the product was … Continue reading

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Marinated and Grilled Round Steak

I found some round steak on sale. It’s a fairly inexpensive cut of beef, but can be pretty tough if you don’t slow cook it – like braising it. But we weren’t in the mood for slow cooking, so I … Continue reading

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