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A 5-Star Rated Entree Without Leaving the House


It was a nice Sunday so Mr. Special and I wanted to enjoy the outdoors. Not wanting to be in the kitchen, I decided to use the slow cooker and cook chicken that we had defrosted. What to do with … Continue reading

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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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Sunday Afternoon Means Cookies


A chilly Sunday afternoon usually means I’m in the kitchen baking a little treat for “Mr. Special” and I. So I opened the cupboards and had some yellow cake mix and a package of peanut butter cookie mix on hand. … Continue reading

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My Recipe is in the FINALS!!


My recipe Italian Ravioli with Pesto is a Finalist  in the Tyler Florence Ultimate Wine and Food Sweepstakes !! THANKS to Everyone Who Voted for My Dish!!! So, now it’s up to Tyler Florence, himself, to review the final recipes and decide on … Continue reading

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TIME IS ALMOST UP TO VOTE!!


You Only Have Two Days Left to Vote for my Italian Ravioli with Pesto in the Tyler Florence Wines Ultimate Food & Wine Experience.   Please vote today AND tomorrow!! When you vote for me, I owe YOU, so please let me know  when … Continue reading

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HELP ME WIN A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO!


When trying to think up a recipe to go along with a Cabernet Sauvignon, I thought up a creative ravioli recipe. I’ve tried ravioli before making them using wanton wrappers. So, after I designed the recipe, I entered it into … 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 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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I’m a Winner – A SWEET Reward!!


When I read in September that Dixie Crystals Sugar  /Imperial Sugar was holding the “Most Valuable Tailgate Recipe Contest”and the Winner would take home 2012 Sugar Bowl tickets, I immediately had to put on my thinking cap. My favorite college team’s … Continue reading

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OctoberFEST Winners TBA!!


The OctoberFEST Recipe Contest is over and I’ve been reviewing all of the entries. I must add, “scrumptious” entries, that is!! I’ll be making a decision soon!! So, keep tuned in!!

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