Category Archives: Fruit

Tasty Slow Cooked Beef PLUS Dessert


What may seem like a simple meal in the slow cooker can mean a tasty, special meal for two. Ingredients such as garlic, shallots, carrots and jarred piquillo peppers offers a variety of flavors in this easy slow cooked dish. … 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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A Stuffed Fave


Hopefully, my stuffed pork tenderloin I made yesterday can help win in the Heinz & Ocean Spray Ultimate Challenge Recipe Contest. With the contest, you have to create a dish using Heinz Chili Sauce and Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce. I … Continue reading

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OctoberFEST Recipe Contest Winners Are Chosen


Well, this, by far, was the hardest choice to make for any recipe contest I’ve held. The OctoberFEST Recipe Contest was very “fruitful.” Truly, fruitful.  The creation of most of the recipes included lots of fruit. Thank you to all of … 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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Pancake Supper


A long time ago, I remember weekly pancake suppers at a church. Very fond memories, because I really wasn’t sure how the women in the kitchen were creating such luscious pancakes. They didn’t taste like ordinary pancakes. Perhaps it was the love … Continue reading

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LAST But NOT LEAST!


For my last entry into this season’s (Season 2) Real Women of Philadlephia’s Video Host Contest (Sponsored by Kraft and Paula Deen) I knew I had to “pump it up a notch” but keep it simple too!! So, I decided … Continue reading

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All The Rage: Gourmet Hotdogs!


With the competition “heating up” at the RWOP (RealWomenofPhiladelphia.com) (Kraft) Video Hosting Contest, I had to “bump it up a notch” and enter an Entree worthy of Philadelphia cream cheese. I think I did it!  I got the idea from this month’s … Continue reading

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Spread “Up to the Rim”


I came up with a versatile sauce that can be used to accent many different dishes. This sweet sauce has a bold ginger flavor accented by way of Saucy Mama’s Pacific Rim Ginger Dressing. So far, this is by far, … Continue reading

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I’m B A C K!! And Back with RWOP: Season 2


I’m not sure how many were missing me, but I’ve been ill with these dreadful allergies and then turned into sinus infection then that turned into laryngitis! Some people probably didn’t mind me not being able to talk….but I didn’t … Continue reading

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