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Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja

In Entree, featured, Recipes On September 19, 2014 0 Comments

Ropa vieja, translates to “old clothes”.  Although that doesn’t sound very appetizing, it describes the shreds of meat, peppers, and onions resembling a mess of colorful rags.  I serve… Read More »

Grandma's Lemon 7up Cake

Grandma’s 7-up Lemon Cake

In Dessert, featured, Recipes On April 30, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe is from my Grandma Honey’s recipe book. She made the cake in the picture Thanksgiving 2013 and I served it on antique glass plates from her… Read More »

Snow Ice Cream

Snow Ice Cream

In Dessert On January 6, 2014 0 Comments

Snow Ice Cream It snowed about 11 inches yesterday in Indianapolis.  When I wasn’t outside shoveling snow or plowing, I spent the time cooking.  Because I couldn’t make… Read More »

Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese

In Appetizer, Dinner, Entree, Recipes On January 5, 2014 0 Comments

Pimento Cheese I love pimento cheese spread on crackers, stuffed in celery, spread between two slices of bread then grilled and slathered on top of a burger. Ingredients:… Read More »

Marinated Mushrooms & Artichoke Hearts

Marinated Mushrooms & Artichoke Hearts

In Appetizer, featured, Recipes, Salad On December 23, 2013 0 Comments

 My daughters and I have been busy cooking all day with my mom in preparation for her Christmas Eve open house tomorrow. This recipe for  Marinated Mushrooms &… Read More »

Chanterelle Mushroom and Goat Cheese Cups

Chanterelle Mushroom and Goat Cheese Cups

In Appetizer, Recipes On December 2, 2013 0 Comments

Chanterelle Mushroom and Goat Cheese Cups 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup chopped shallots 2 teaspoons fresh thyme removed from stem, divided ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly… Read More »

Snickers Bars

Homemade Snickers Bars

In chocolate, Dessert, featured, Recipes On November 29, 2013 0 Comments

Homemade Snickers Bars 2 cups Wheat Chex 2 cups Rice Chex 1 1/2 cups bite size pretzels 1 1/2 cups microwave popped popcorn – no butter 1 cup… Read More »

White Truffle Oil Fried Almonds with Herbs

White Truffle Oil Fried Almonds with Herbs

In Appetizer, Dinner Club Recipe, Herbs, Recipes On November 16, 2013 0 Comments

White Truffle Oil Fried Almonds with Herbs I was assigned a similar recipe for fried almonds from Martha Stewart for a dinner club party at Bob and Pam’s tonight…. Read More »

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

In Recipes, Salad On October 28, 2013 0 Comments

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad Raw Brussels sprouts have a crisp texture and fresh flavor.  I wasn’t a fan of Brussels sprouts until I tried preparing them raw.  Even… Read More »

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Bourbon Bacon Jam

In Recipes, Sauce, Spice Blends & Seasonings On October 26, 2013 0 Comments

Bourbon Bacon Jam Bourbon bacon jam is both a savory and sweet condiment. Slather it on a breakfast sandwich or burger, top off some oven roasted tomatoes or… Read More »