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Philly Cheesesteak Dip

  It’s dip season, my favorite time of year! I know we’ve talked before about this, but dip season begins sometime in October and runs through Super Bowl Sunday (in my opinion). All the holidays and the celebrating seem to bring out the dip in all of us, which is totally fine with me. Now, … Read More »»

Red Beans, Rice and Sausage Soup

  Confession, I love red beans and rice. I clearly don’t make them often enough. My foodie bucket list includes a visit to New Orleans to chow down on this emblematic staple of Louisiana Creole cuisine. I hope I get there one day soon. Until then I will tinker with making red beans and rice … Read More »»

Clementine Margaritas

  You have about a month to make these before Clementine season is officially over. Don’t miss it.  Have you ever had a Clementine? They are tart, tangy and have a slight sweetness to them. A cross between a mandarin and a sweet orange, they are easy to peel and taste slightly different than both. … Read More »»

Easy Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake with Boozy Toffee Sauce

  It’s here…..tonight is the premiere of Downton Abbey. Like me, Have you been waiting all year to see what becomes of Lady Mary and her many suitors or maybe you are more concerned with Lady Edith and her sadness in regards to the child she was forced to give up? And will Lord Grantham … Read More »»

Dill Pickle Butter

It’s no secret I am a lover of all things dill pickle. And ever since the craze of my Dill Pickle Soup recipe, I have found a camaraderie with many dill pickle aficionados around the globe. If you do not have a deep affection for the dill pickle, then this butter might not be for … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past

Smokey Cheese and Pancetta Crostini

  As I’ve told you all before, I live in a small town. And sometimes it’s hard to get a hold of all the fancy items found at supermarkets in larger cities. However, this is wine country, it should be easy to get fancy cheese, smoked cheese in particular. Hello…wine and cheese? Anyway, I’ve given … Read More »»

Fried Mozzarella-Pepperoni Sticks ~ Made Easy

Are you following us on Facebook? Please do! Who doesn’t love fried mozzarella sticks? It’s always one of those “special restaurant” appetizers we seem to reserve for only having when we are out to eat. But, what if you want to serve them at home?  Too hard to make? Not anymore. A while back I was … Read More »»

Pork Chops Marsala

If your life is anything like mine, you need quick and easy dinner options.  They have to taste good too.  This is why I love thin, boneless pork chops; they cook up in record time and always taste good.  Unless you burn them. Anyway, this recipe has a nice richness to it, minus the fat … Read More »»

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