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Hearty Goose Egg Frittata with Gravlax, Brown Lentils and Chard

In Main Dishes On May 15, 2016 0 Comments

Alternative eggs are all the rage in my kitchen right now. I call “alternative” any egg that doesn’t come from a chicken: duck, goose, turkey, quail. I am… Read More »

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Welcoming Spring with Quinoa-Coconut Tartlets, Strawberry-Rhubarb Butter, and Old-Fashioned Buttercream Roses

In Cakes and Bakes On March 11, 2014 1 Comment

As I was driving to my last cake decorating class last night, a splash of white on the right caught my eye and made me take my eyes… Read More »

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Gluten-Free Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisps

In Sweets and Desserts On July 26, 2013 0 Comments

  This was meant to be a spring a post but, as you’ll see, the availability of the ingredients and the simplicity of the techniques involved make this… Read More »

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A Glimpse of Charlotte, NC and Vicinity

In Travel On May 15, 2013 3 Comments

  Hampton Inn, conveniently located amidst a busy shopping and dining locale of Charlotte’s suburban town Matthews, offered a great deal of comfort and normalcy to us who… Read More »

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Spring Chick Pop Cakes and an Edible Homestead in West Palm Beach, FL

In Cakes and Bakes, Kids, Travel On April 23, 2013 0 Comments

I almost felt sorry we were relocating from Florida the minute Alma told me she was considering selling her homestead in the beautiful Acreage of West Palm Beach…. Read More »

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Easter Sunday at the Beach and Picnic Perfect Foods

In BBQ and Grilling, Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads, Travel On March 31, 2013 1 Comment

 I love, love, love the holidays! To me, like most folks, they are synonymous with family, friends, and, of course, good food. I especially favor their eves, with… Read More »

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Irish Brown Soda Bread, More Roasted Strawberries, and a Fun Cooking Project for Kids

In Cakes and Bakes, Kids On March 16, 2013 0 Comments

I simply must tell you guys how amazing this version of Irish soda bread is. It might be as far from the original as Ireland is from Florida… Read More »

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What Spring Tastes Like

In Beverages, Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads, Travel On March 5, 2013 2 Comments

The weather has been gorgeous for the last week or so. Chilly mornings. Crisp days. Biting nights. Gosh, I love cool weather! Kevin and I went for a… Read More »

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Eyelet Pancakes for the Russian Sun Festival (Масленица)

In Cakes and Bakes On February 25, 2013 1 Comment

I might be a tad early with this recipe for Maslenitsa, an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday that marks the end of winter and the arrival of… Read More »

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Sunshine Salad

In Soups and Salads On March 3, 2012 0 Comments

I don’t particularly favor spring, and I am not big on salads. But as I feel invigorated and stimulated by a recent trip to the Girls Strawberry U-pick… Read More »