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Growing up, breakfast for dinner was always on the weekly menu.  It was easy and oh so good.  Well, folks, it...
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    Poke Cakes are Better than WHAT?

    I have been making poke cakes since high school.  They are so dang easy and everyone will crave them after.  What is a poke cake you ask?  A poke cake is very simple, it is a...
    March 2, 2016 1263 0
  • Appetizers

    Who Will Make the Cut?

    The time has arrived to find out who is good enough to be in the big showdown we call Superbowl.  This is a big weekend at my house, even if my team failed to make it. ...
    January 22, 2016 1230 0
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    Bring on the Layers

    If you are wondering about the perfect gift for coworkers, neighbors, or friends…why not cookies!!!  Now you could make them yourself, or you can give them a gift of making their own.  It is so hard...
    December 3, 2015 1101 0
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    Goble, Goble…Oink, Oink

    The two most famous proteins that make an appearance on Thanksgiving are turkey and ham.  I am personally in love with glazed ham any day of the year, but I reach for both on Thanksgiving Day. ...
    November 19, 2015 1265 0
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    Every Super Hero Needs a Sidekick

    So we have the main attraction handled, what about the sides?  Green bean casserole, yams, various salads, that’s what I remember.  Some were good, some not so much.  The beauty of being a millennial is we...
    November 19, 2015 1220 0
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    Sweaters, Football, and Food!

    It is that time of the year…leaves are falling, it’s cold outside, and comfort food is the name of the game.  Comfort often gets a bad rap.  Usually loaded with carbs or fat, but oh, oh...
    November 12, 2015 1257 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Throwing a Spook-tacular Party!!!

    Halloween parties have to be the highlight of the fall season, well at least for me.  Everyone dressed up, in character, having fun, and eating wonderfully frightening food.  With Pinterest and other social media showing some...
    October 23, 2015 1136 0
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    It Ain’t Easy Being Green

    As our very good look would have it, the official, according to Baum and Whiteman, “nut of the year” for 2015 is the pistachio. We like. If you’ve watched the Stephen Colbert commercials – or if...
    September 18, 2015 1135 0
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    Munchy Much?

    First, we give you the Dorm Room Eating 101 Guide, in case you forgot, in your excitement to be away from home, that healthy is as healthy does. Go to for more, but ponder these...
    September 18, 2015 1152 0
  • Entrees

    Morocco Spells Good Eats

    Nothing says “autumn!” with quite the same throaty voice than does Moroccan food, and our own penchant for this spicy, earthy cuisine first hit us when we watched “Casablanca.” We immediately knew whatever brought Bogey and...
    September 18, 2015 1335 0
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    Crockpots – Not just a for the garage sale

    Getting together with friends and family at a good restaurant or at someone else’s house is always a nice way to spend an evening, but when the hustly bustleness of the holidays starts to make your...
    September 3, 2015 1471 0
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    It’s not JUST Coffee and Toast

    Did you get a single-cup coffee brewer from Santa? You and a bazillion other lucky ducks did! Stats show that fully 20 percent of us make our cuppa joe in a single-cup brewer, a huge leap...
    August 6, 2015 2417 0
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    Are there foodservice recipes that merit sharing?

    The answer is a resounding, “Yes indeedy do!” Some touch a part of us that hasn’t felt such a touch in years. Something very primal and at the same time comforting. Ya know? Maybe not totally...
    June 19, 2015 1111 0
  • Highlight

    Looks Sexy-Tastes Good

    There are scores of tricks to keep your table looking good, but probably the best is to add color. If you keep your meals monochromatic, your appetite will be just about the same. Bleh. But if...
    June 19, 2015 1091 0
  • Cravings

    Life’s a Beach with Sand Dollar Cookies

    Note: This recipe uses Jeanne’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Mix — 1 1/4 c brown rice flour
1 1/4 c white rice flour
1 c tapioca flour
1 c sweet rice flour (also known as Mochiko)
2 scant tsp. xanthan gum....
    June 7, 2015 1100 0
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    Beach Blanket? Bingo!

    This is one of those kitschy things we love to do: Throw a beach party at home, complete with sand and volleyball and melted Popsicle on the blanket. So pull out your fake palm trees if...
    May 30, 2015 1159 0
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    I Wanna Stay Home

    Sometimes, like now for instance, the “I Wanna Stay Home” chant takes on an added verse: “And I Wanna Have Someone Else Shop for Dinner.” Just cuz, that’s why. As our good fortune would have it,...
    May 24, 2015 1138 0