Monthly Archives: May 2014

  1. How to Save Food During Common Cooking Emergencies

    How to Save Food During Common Cooking Emergencies

    Illustration Ever come face to face with that awful moment when you wish you knew how to deal with cooking emergencies? Of course, you have. If you have cooked more than three meals in your life, you almost certainly have had...

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  2. Salty Meets Sweet - Part II

    Salty Meets Sweet - Part II

    Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Brownies One of my latest blog featuring the Strawberry and Pretzel Surprise  had so many sending me some great suggestions about other versions of Salty and Sweet treats.  But this recipe for Chocolate Carmel Pretzel Brown

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  3. How to Roast Garlic

    How to Roast Garlic

    Imagine biting into a warm French baguette slathered in roasted garlic. It’s a delicious alternative to butter when your taste buds are craving a new flavor. Roasted garlic can also provide added depth to your favorite soup, pasta and...

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  4. Indian Cuisine: Chicken Tikka Masala

    Indian Cuisine: Chicken Tikka Masala

    Chicken Tikka Masala Indian Cuisine consists of many different types of dishes ranging in spiciness. There are plenty of options for main dishes as well as fun and interesting ways to prepare side dishes. This Chicken Tikka Masala recipe is a fun...

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  5. Progressive Dinner - Defined

    Progressive Dinner - Defined

    The Table is Set Entertaining at home is making a come-back.  We live in a neighborhood and enjoy a retro-dining concept to engage and get to know our neighbors known as Progressive Dinners.  Here are some of our best...

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  6. Three Health Benefits of Choosing Gluten-Free Bread.

    Three Health Benefits of Choosing Gluten-Free Bread.

    Gluten Free Bread Gluten free bread has become a necessary food item for many families as there is currently a gluten-free diet revolution sweeping through many kitchens and across dining room tables. Gluten is the starchy, elastic component in cere

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  7. Meatless Monday's Go West for Flavors

    Meatless Monday's  Go West for Flavors

    This weekend turned rainy and the grey day begged for a pot of soup.  I was pleased that my pantry was stocked with all the ingredients for this very flavorful soup that is even better the next day.  So,...

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  8. Four Ideas That Will Boost Your Salads up a Notch

    Four Ideas That Will Boost Your Salads up a Notch

    Salad in a Tortilla Bowl It’s lunchtime and what do you have? Salad—again. But you don’t really want a salad for lunch; you’d rather have a slice or two of pizza. But, hang on, salads don’t have to be just...

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  9. Fettuccini Alfredo in its centennial year

    Fettuccini Alfredo in its centennial year

    Do you have a romantic dinner coming up? Perhaps you are celebrating an anniversary? Or maybe you want to have a celebratory dinner for someone's birthday or graduation? Fettucini Alfredo is always a popular dish no matter what the...

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  10. Strawberry Pretzel Surprise -- Unusual Partners in Crime

    Strawberry Pretzel Surprise -- Unusual Partners in Crime

    Strawberry Pretzel Surprise I must admit, I love the surprise of salty and sweet.  This dessert was a real shocker the first time my Southern neighbor made this for a Sunday Night Supper.  She informed me that this was...

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