19 June, 2017

Take Five Italian Minutes (Cinque Minuti) For Five Favorites

Take Five Italian Minutes (Cinque Minuti) For Five Favorites
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Oh, so you thought this post would include five favorite Italian recipes? No, not this time. This is the new format for the monthly five food, drink, or life favorites I’m sharing with you. Thank you to all who chimed in last month to help name this featured recurring blog. It’s fun collecting a few
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3 April, 2017

Strata, Frittata or Quiche?

Strata, Frittata or Quiche?
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Back in the 80’s I was introduced to a strata egg dish by a good friend. She was uber organized and this egg dish fit her lifestyle to a “T”. She would put the ingredients together the night before, let it set in the fridge overnight, and bake it first thing in the morning.  Strata typically
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22 February, 2017

There’s a Little Devil In…. Eggs

There’s a Little Devil In…. Eggs
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Deviled Eggs used to be a staple around the holidays or included in special dinners. With all the medical reports swaying one way or another about cholesterol and eggs, it seems in more recent times they have all but disappeared as a snack or appetizer.  I’m “throwing caution to the wind” and making them!  Do you
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25 January, 2017

Brighten Your Day – Start With A Bite Of Breakfast

Brighten Your Day – Start With A Bite Of Breakfast
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Breakfast – a somewhat controversial meal – to eat it or skip it? Health experts and enthusiasts recommend eating breakfast – advising that our bodies need some nourishment to start our day. Even on the busiest of days, I make an effort to have something for breakfast. But then, those of you who know me,
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9 January, 2017

There’s Nothing Magic About This Ham & Cheese Omelet – Except The Flavor!

There’s Nothing Magic About This Ham & Cheese Omelet – Except The Flavor!
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  Do you ever have a few surplus, excess, or unused food items in the fridge you’d like to consume? Well, this recipe will help you accomplish that.  Here’s what I wanted to use up – leftover ham from last night’s dinner, cheese chunks from a deli tray, green onions, and avocado sauce from the salmon roll dinner.
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2 December, 2016

Puff The Magic…. Apple Pancake

Puff The Magic…. Apple Pancake
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It’s the weekend or holiday, and you want to make something special for breakfast. This tasty treat may be it! And it feeds four people easily. The next question is to peel or not to peel the apple? I like apple peel so it doesn’t matter to me if the peel is included. I didn’t find
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30 November, 2016

Pork Chops & Eggs – An Old School Coffee Shop Favorite

Pork Chops & Eggs – An Old School Coffee Shop Favorite
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Here’s a thought, when you have a small portion of leftover meat from last night’s dinner, why not add it to the next day’s breakfast or lunch? I have to confess that my husband is the “King of Opposition” when it comes to eating leftovers. What he doesn’t know (and please don’t tell him) is
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11 November, 2016

Which Came First, The Vegetable or The Egg…. For Breakfast?

Which Came First, The Vegetable or The Egg…. For Breakfast?
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Tired of the same-o-same-o breakfast? Here’s a tasty option for you! It seems like I often have a small bit of vegetable needing to be cooked. Maybe not enough to make a full recipe of “something” but just the right amount to add to a nutritious breakfast. It could be zucchini, or broccoli, or, tomatoes,
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