Tag Archives: Cheese

A “flowering” Thanksgiving


I haven’t cooked with cauliflower that much before. Only when a few florets are included along with broccoli and perhaps some carrots in a dish. But not as a main ingredient in a dish. Since “Mr. Special” and I were … Continue reading

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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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Simple Chicken Tacos


I stared at leftover grilled chicken on a plate in the fridge, as I wondered, do I want to eat this again? When I had a thought. More like a virtual bulb going off over my head. Chicken Tacos.  I … Continue reading

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As Promised


In my post yesterday, I promised to post the recipe I entered in the PERDUE® VERIFIABLY GOOD VIDEO CONTEST.  Here it is. Everyone loved the flavors and fusion of the oriental-style chicken in the tacos. The Perdue Thin Sliced chicken … Continue reading

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Easy Valentine’s Evening Dish


So, Mr. Kenneth and I didn’t get out like we had first planned to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Which neither of us thought that was a bummer. I looked in the cabinets and the fridge and came up with a quick … Continue reading

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Quiche and The New Creme


This week I entered my first recipe and video into the Real Women of Philadelphia New Cooking Creme Contest for 2011. For the month of January, I have 2 chances each week to create a recipe & video, since Kraft … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things. . .


I was trying to decide on what to create here at my table for everyone to be able to take and share with others this holiday season when I decided on cheese straws. And of course, I wanted to add just … Continue reading

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What is the Difference?: Au Gratin OR Scalloped


I made Scalloped potatoes the other evening, but it did get me to wonder, what was the difference between Scallop(ed) and Au Gratin. For Gratin, Wikipedia states: “Gratin is a widely used culinary technique in food preparation in which an ingredient is topped … Continue reading

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