Category Archives: Internationally Inspired

Spanish Omelet

I was taking a stroll down memory lane and remembered my 7th grade Spanish teacher. I had an assignment from another class to prepare some kind of cultural experience from another country – and I was assigned Spain. So where … Continue reading

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Easy Seafood Gumbo

Gumbo or Jambalaya? What’s the difference? Since today is National Gumbo day (yes, yet another National day), I decided to find out. I found out there isn’t a great deal of difference. Both have rice, but jambalaya has the rice … 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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Curried Smoked Turkey Salad in Avocado

My husband smoked a turkey a few days ago. We have so much I’m not sure what to do with it all! We put some in the freezer and I made this delicious salad for my lunch. It was so … Continue reading

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Sticky Chicken and Coconut Rice

I love rice, but I’m not really good at the timing! So I went to Wikibuy and found this perfect little rice cooker! (Wikibuy is a site that finds what you want and matches you with the best deal!) It … 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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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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Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Seared Pork Chops

I love gnocchi – a delicious Italian potato dumpling. It’s typically served just buttered with some sage, but sometimes I like to get creative. Here is a recipe that uses fresh mushroom and is seasoned with rosemary and sherry. Add … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Chili Mole

I was craving chili. I love the spicy flavors and the smokey undertones that come from using chipotles. And I love coming home from work to a hot, easy meal that I can settle in and relax with. Although chili … Continue reading

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