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Blue Cheese Baguettes

Talk about bold flavor! I concocted this delight after an evening out with the girls…tons of appetizers to sample, great conversation, and never-ending wine. What could be better? Our sampler platter included a variety of bruschetta- rich eggplant tapenades, sweet… Continue Reading →

Sweet Guac

This sweet and refreshing guac recipe will “wow” your guests and you won’t believe how simple it is to prepare. Click Here to Print Recipe Sweet Guac Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, peeled and seed removed 1 ripe mango, peeled and… Continue Reading →

Making the Perfect Fried Egg

For nearly my entire adult life, I have struggled with the making of the perfect fried egg. My frustration mounted when the egg would either stick to the pan or end up “rubbery” in a non-stick pan.  It was not… Continue Reading →

Creamy Polenta

This dish is deliciously creamy and decadent and reminds me of a meal you would order in one of your favorite Italian restaurants. The layers of flavor make my mouth water as I am cooking. I must confess that I… Continue Reading →

Appetizers – We Have All Meals Covered

Appetizers are one of my favorite things to eat and I often enjoy them in place of a meal. These appetizers are made with ingredients commonly kept in the house, and they are a fun project to make with the… Continue Reading →

Southwest Egg Rolls

One of my favorite things to do is recreate great tasting dishes that I order in restaurants. My most recent delicious “experiment” was southwest egg rolls, which were listed as an appetizer, but were filling enough to be served as… Continue Reading →

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This broccoli cheddar soup is the ultimate in “comfort food” for me and it is so simple to prepare. The texture is thick and hearty which makes it perfect by itself, or pair it with a side salad or sandwich… Continue Reading →

Lamb Burgers with Lemon-Infused Kale

For years now, kale has grown in popularity as a cancer fighting leafy green. I incorporated the curly variety into my diet, but I never cared for the texture or taste. I recently discovered the lacinato variety of kale, also… Continue Reading →

Grilled Lime Cilantro Salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of low fat protein, and it contains several vitamins and minerals such as potassium, selenium, and vitamin B12. But it is salmon’s healthy fat known as omega 3 fatty acids which tout the fish as… Continue Reading →

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

My son loves cooking gadgets and cherishes the hours we spend together using them. He has received countless cooking gifts for Christmas and his birthday such as “The Chocolate Factory”, Pop Chef, and cake decorating tools. The most recent addition… Continue Reading →

Pineapple Cream Fruit Parfaits

Pineapple Parfait

The Natural Sweetener Debate–Strawberry Spinach Salad

The Natural Sweetener Debate Not all natural sweeteners are created equal. They seem to go in and out of favor, depending on the latest rage. At one time Doctor Oz recommended Agave Nectar as a sugar substitute because it has… Continue Reading →

Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Hand-picked fresh blueberries

Velvety Mango Sauce

This recipe for velvety mango sauce gets two thumbs up from the kids, and I’m told that it is a “fancy sauce worthy of being served in a restaurant”. It is so simple to whip up and pairs well with… Continue Reading →

Experimenting with Swiss Chard

My first encounter with Swiss chard was a few years ago at a fall fair, where local farmers were selling their vegetables in the farmer’s market section. One local farmer displayed huge bunches of rainbow chard, which looked so beautiful,… Continue Reading →

Gourmet Chicken Salad

Gourmet Chicken Salad

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

This recipe for Greek meatballs is delicious and versatile – it yields a variety of meals from one batch. Serve them as an appetizer or as a main dish, in soups or on a Greek salad. The taste of the… Continue Reading →

Eggplant Non-“Meat”-balls

I have always loved eggplant, but I often found myself throwing the eggplant away after a week or so in the refrigerator. It was just too time consuming to prepare eggplant Parmesan, so I vowed to myself that I would… Continue Reading →

Spices to Fight Cancer – My “Legacy”

Legacy is about life and living. It’s about learning from the past and building for the future. Without a sense of working to create a legacy, adults lose meaning in their life. I am “blessed” with the legacy of a… Continue Reading →

All About Avocados

We hear about the health benefits of avocados – from their vitamin content to their ability to help lower cholesterol and blood pressure, their anti-inflammatory properties, their ability to promote eye health, regulate blood sugar levels, prevent birth defects, protect… Continue Reading →

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