Monthly Archives: October 2011

HAPPY HALLOWEENIE!!


I carved my pumpkin yesterday. We had retrieved the large orange guy from the Farmer’s Market in Raleigh.  The Farmer’s Market this time of year is a wealth of “pumpkinness”. Before I started, I went to several sites online to … Continue reading

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Another Comforting Dish with Added Comfort!!


One of my food buddies entered my OctoberFEST Recipe Contest and she’s added some very comforting warmth to it –  Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey. Now, I’ve tried this new whiskey from JD and let me tell you, it’s very smooth with … Continue reading

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My Dish IS Healthy!! AND I’m Invited to the Cook-OFF


YAHOO! I got the word that my recipe was CHOSEN and now I’m INVITED to be one of the finalists in the Atlanta Region of the Aetna Healthy Food Fight. This means going to Atlanta next weekend to prepare my … Continue reading

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Comfort Food Spotlight


When I thought about holding a recipe contest highlighting comfort food dishes, I had no idea that comfort food could come in so many forms. From meat loaves, zucchini bakes, macaroni with vegetables. Just an all out YUM-FEST! If you’re … Continue reading

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Tailgating = Wine


I entered a terrific tailgating recipe in the Bandit Wine Tailgating Recipe Contest with yet another Prosciutto-wrapped item. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough room on their entry form to place my entire recipe, so I thought I would share it here and … Continue reading

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OctoberFEST Recipe Contest


Well, Foodies, it’s time to show off you’re Fall dishes and enter my blog’s OctoberFEST Recipe Contest.  Send me your fave comfort food dishes. Prizes will be awarded to the Top  TWO Dishes!! There are 2 Categories:   Category 1: Main dish items, … Continue reading

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Fall is in the Air – Enter Casserole #1


This weekend  was a great preview to Fall. The weather was nice and cool. Because of the temperature change, I was reminded of a nice Fall casserole dish.  An Italian dish with layers of pasta, zucchini, mushrooms, ricotta cheese and tomatoes. … Continue reading

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