Category Archives: Recipes

Cooking Classes!

My sweet husband, who loves desserts, surprised me with a cooking class on desserts presented by Barbara Fairchild, editor -in-chief of Bon Appetit Magazine and author of the eight pound tome, Bon Appetit’s Desserts. Now Mike’s problems with glutens and … Continue reading

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Mom’s Favorite Shrimp Dip

This is a great summer by the sea or lake dip! However, my mom always served it on Christmas Eve as well… it was her favorite, after all! Mom’s Favorite Shrimp Dip 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 1 (3-ounce) package … Continue reading

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To Market, to Market, to Market We Go!

With July 4th almost on us… and in my mind, the mid-point of summer, a thought left over from my own school days… farmer’s markets have sprung up all around us. From road side truck beds full of tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Peppered Pear and Spinach Salad

This great recipe is from Divine Feasts Highlands Style, a fund raising cookbook from The Church of the Incarnation in Highlands, NC, a divine village that my family and I visit at least once a year in the cool, lush, … Continue reading

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4th of July Celebration & Recipes

Here it is a week before the American holiday known as ‘The 4th’… American Independence Day! It’s is the perfect holiday to be as cheesy as possible with lots of the National colors of red, white and blue, stars, stripes, … Continue reading

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Quick Halloween Dinner Menu

Trick or Treat! We don’t hear the chime of young voices at our door very often anymore. It seems that fewer people in our area are going door to door as more families opt for the community Halloween carnivals and … Continue reading

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Beef and Pumpkin Stew

When my husband and I were walking through the grocery store we spied a bin of small pie pumpkins. All of a sudden I thought that a beef stew with pumpkin sounded quite good. Today was the perfect day here … Continue reading

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