Category Archives: Cheese

Building Another Better Burger


The Sutter Home® Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest has come and gone. Thank goodness I noticed the deadline soon enough to enter this year. I am usually on top of the dates of the contests I enter every year, … Continue reading

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An Easy Dish Using Quinoa Pasta


I had tried quinoa pasta last year and wanted to introduce it to “Mr. Special”.  I like that quinoa pasta, unlike other types of pasta, has zero cholesterol, very low sodium and low fat. And for a lot of people, … Continue reading

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Italiano Carne Scura di Pollo al Forno


I believe that when dating an Italian making certain the Italian dishes one creates for that special someone are FANTASTIC!! Not mediocre. (I would think that the mother of said date probably created some awesome dishes in her time and … Continue reading

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A Stuffed Sweet Valentine


I wanted to make something different for Valentine’s Day. So, I read a recipe for stuffed cherry cupcakes last week and got an idea. I would create my own recipe using strawberry-filled cupcakes.  When I looked for my cupcake pan, I found … 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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HELP: VOTE ME TO COOK


I entered a Prosciutto-wrapped fish Tostada (Italian Herb Prosciutto-Wrapped Fish Tostadas with Tomato-Pimento Coulis) in the Aetna Healthy Food Fight Contest. I need YOUR HELP!! Please Vote for this Recipe to help me make it to Atlanta this year for a … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned SPAIN Burgers


In August, I entered the  Build A Better Burger Contest sponsored by Sutter Home Winery, as I did last year. This time I decided to go authentic, with a Spanish-styled burger from Spain. NOT from South America, as we tend to … Continue reading

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I Can Make it Anywhere!!


I’m back from my trip to New York City! Wow, it was Fantastic! Just as a reminder, this trip was the one that I had won the end of last year (the Jimmy Dean Crumbles Recipe Contest – The Crumble … Continue reading

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Had to Enter!!


Well, I couldn’t pass up entering my FAVE recipe/cooking contest!! I had to enter at least one recipe in this year’s recipe contest with the RealWomenofPhiladelphia.com. After winning in last year’s competition,  I truly entered just to add this to MY RECIPE … Continue reading

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Brunch Quiche Appetizers


I made some quiche appetizers last year and since they did so well, I tweaked the recipe and incorporated Lindsay® Olives. I’m submitting this scrumptious recipe (below), Olive, Pepper and Sun-Dried Tomato Brunch Quiches  in the Lindsay® Olives “Love This Recipe” Contest. These … Continue reading

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