Category Archives: Main dish

National Bouillabaisse Day

Bouillabaisse? What the heck is that you might ask. It’s a seafood stew (or soup) that originated in France. There are many versions and no one quite agrees which is the most authentic. The stuff has been around in some … Continue reading

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Brand Ballot Best Food Blogs

There is a website called Brand Ballot. They choose blogs from various themes and create a list of those they feel have an authentic story. And for 2018, we made it to the list! Check it out! Best Food Blogs … Continue reading

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National Cookie Day

Tomorrow is National Cookie day! It’s a day to indulge in your favorite cookie and enjoy every bite! It’s also a day to start thinking about Holiday Baking! Here’s a great way to get some ideas! Find a cookie – … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken with Caramelized Onion Gravy

I was trying to come up with a new way to make chicken breast that would keep it moist and give it a flavor kick. My love of onions came into play as I put this dish together.

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Lavender Sugar

You’ll use this sugar in so many things. Just a hint of lavender gives a flavor punch in cookies, cocoa, even whipped cream! And it’s so easy!

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Spicy Dishes For All You Spice Lovers

So, you’re either a spice person, or you’re just far from it. For all of you who hate spicy food, I do get why. All you can taste is the sheer burning fire in your mouth. But if you can … Continue reading

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Broiled Salmon and Tomatillos

We had a nice crop of tomatillos this year, thanks to a neighbor who shared! Some got husked and put in the freezer, others got cooked or put into salsa. This dish has those tasty, tart green fruit broiled on … Continue reading

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Crockpot Beer Braised Pork Sliders

It’s National Sandwich Day! And here is an amazing pork sandwich that will help you celebrate the day! The story goes that John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich (a city in the Shire of Kent, England) loved to play … Continue reading

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National Taco Day

It’s National taco day! And who doesn’t love a good taco? There are so many different variations and inspirations. Today is the day to celebrate that hand held wonder! Tacos are so popular in the US that we ate more … Continue reading

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Kale and Sausage Casserole

I’m trying to add more vegetables to my diet and less fat. As I get older, all the indulgences (and over indulgences) are catching up. So I’m trying to get back on track. This recipe uses that wonder food, kale, … Continue reading

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