Author Archives: HelenFern

What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #149

Can you believe NEXT weekend is Memorial Day? So, like, where did the year go?? And by the way…   This is the place to answer that question! The home of a collection of fabulous recipes! A collaboration of ideas … Continue reading

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Sourdough Rosemary Buns

Looking for some amazing buns for your burgers or sliders? Nothing beats sourdough – then add that rustic flavor of rosemary and you’ve got a winner! Sourdough takes longer to rise than regular yeast dough. I start these on Friday, … Continue reading

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Carne Asada – Marinated and Grilled Beef

Grilled beef Mexican style. I love Mexican food. Carne Asada is a simple, flavor grilled beef that is perfect as the main course or in tacos or burritos. It’s so easy to make and so easy to eat!

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Ale Braised Chard

I love lamb chops and I love picking up fresh sides at the farmer’s market. I found this beautiful rainbow chard and decided to braise it with some IPA and serve it with some chops. The result – a wonderfully … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #148

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there that has been or is in the role of mother – biological or not. Being a mom is a wonderful calling. But being a mom also requires that we ask ourselves…   This … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Spread on Gouda-Pecan Crackers

Looking for a treat to give mom while you’re fixing her amazing Mother’s Day dinner? Well here are some homemade crackers with a delicious salmon spread. Both are super easy to make and can be made in advance – just … Continue reading

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Poached Egg in an Avocado

Serve mom brunch with this delicious egg dish. Add a Butter Lettuce Salad on the side and she’ll be eating a meal to make her feel special!

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Butter Lettuce Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Mother’s day is almost here. Everyone is planning something special for mom. The citrus juices make a bright tasting dressing for this light salad that will compliment any meal you serve!

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #147

Cinco de Mayo is come and gone and we certainly enjoyed the celebration! Mother’s day is coming up next week and I’m sure everyone if planning a great day for mom. But before then, we still need to ponder the … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Deep Fried Oysters

Tomorrow is Oyster day! (Not to be confused with National Oyster day which is August 5th) I love oysters – raw, cooked, and in between! And who doesn’t like bacon? Put them together and you have one really delicious appetizer.

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