Category Archives: Main dish

California Cobb Salad

The California Cobb Salad – The signature dish of the Brown Derby Restaurant in Los Angeles – a hearty main course perfect for a summer evening. California has an eclectic list of foods that are fresh and vibrant. I grew … Continue reading

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National Oyster Day

It’s National Oyster Day! Yep – there is a day to celebrate oysters. You either hate or love these briny bivalve mollusks – and I love them! With over 100 species of oysters to choose from, more than 2 billion … Continue reading

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Chinese Sausage Egg Rolls and Fried Rice

Egg Rolls with Fried Rice – I was perusing the local Asian market and ran across these sausage. They are spicy and sweet and taste rich and flavorful. As I sat and enjoyed this delicious treat, the idea came to … Continue reading

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Texas Chili – Cup o’ Red

Moving along on the state series – today we eat Texas! I’m loving learning about the foods that are special to each state. My daughter lives in Texas and she told me barbecue. Texas is all about barbecue. It’s also … Continue reading

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Michigan Pasties – Easy Meat Pies

Michigan – Pasties The next state up is Michigan. Although there are a lot of foods that are associated with this state, the pasties are pretty popular. In the upper Peninsula it’s a local tradition! It’s a savory pastry filled … Continue reading

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