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Author Archives: HelenFern

Migas – An American spin on a Traditional Spanish Dish

Migas are a traditional food of Spain and Portugal  that was originally served in the morning as breakfast using leftover bread.  It was sort of a bread pudding with meat on the side.   The word migas literally means “crumbs”. … Continue reading

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Churro Inspired Edible Dessert Cups

When I lived in Southern California we visited Baja on a regular basis.  One of my kids’ favorite treats were the churros you can by on the stands.  In case you don’t know what a churro is, it’s sort of … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #97

Are you looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age-old question….  A collection of fabulous recipes! We’re on our 97th party!!  We came … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is Pick Strawberries Day!

Tomorrow (May 20) is National Pick Strawberries day!! What the heck is pick strawberries day?  It’s a day set aside to celebrate the ruby gems that symbolize the onset of summer.  I have no idea when it was created, but … Continue reading

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Dessert Burrito

Check out this sweet burrito! It’s almost summer and I look forward to all those sweet summer fruits, especially the berries!  Here is a treat that can serve as dessert or even breakfast!  Its low in sugar and full of … Continue reading

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Spicy Salmon Poke and Deliciously Simple Ahi Poke

Poke has become popular all over the country.  But what exactly is poke?  Pronounced Po-Kay, it is a raw fish dish that originated in Hawaii.  The word poke means “to section” or “to slice”.  It is typically made with soy … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #96

Are you looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age-old question….  A collection of fabulous recipes! We’re on our 96th party!!  We’d love … Continue reading

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Banana “Ice Cream”

You craving something sweet and cold?  How about some totally vegan, totally fat free, totally delicious banana ice cream? Do I have your attention?

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Noodles & Zoodles Shrimp Scampi

Did you know there is a day dedicated to shrimp?  Yep – today is National Shrimp Day!  We eat more of this shellfish in the US than any other seafood!  People used to think it was high in cholesterol, but the … Continue reading

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Margarita Grilled Chicken

The weather is starting to improve here in the Pacific North West and I’m craving the smoky flavors of a real charcoal grill!  So I went out and got some hardwood charcoal, cleaned up the grill and started marinating the … Continue reading

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