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Oct 16
2017

Wrap Recipes

Lately, a fast food idea known as a “wrap” seems to be taking certain parts of the country by storm. Simply a meal rolled in a flour tortilla, a wrap goes a burrito one better by expanding the possibilities for fillings. Gourmet combinations or ethnic inspirations, long-standing favorites, exotic ensembles, and countless vegetarian ingredients are […]

Oct 16
2017

Spicy Dinner Recipes

Want to add a little spice to dinner? Try this hearty, Tai inspired recipe: A spin on the old beans and rice theme. It’s a flash in the pan – Colorful and aromatic – Special enough for intimate dinners or casual affairs. habanero mounding the rice old beans rice saucepan with lid spicy dinner A […]

Oct 16
2017

Cheese Making Process

If you think cheese comes in a box and melts into a plasticity orange ooze, you have a world of discovery ahead of you. Cheese is an art form whose flavors and textures have been developed over generations. In fact, the delightful block of flavor that rests on your cracker can be the result of […]

Oct 12
2017

Cooks Illustrated

Cooking makes all sorts of interesting transformations in raw foods to whet the appetite, delight the taste buds, and nourish the body. It softens some foods like the celery stalk, the potato, and the grain of rice. It makes others firm like the egg, the cake batter, and the meringue. It enlarges some things, such […]

Oct 12
2017

What To Eat For Breakfast

I’ve given you various options here, listed according to degree of involvement/difficulty. It helps if you read the whole recipe first before you start cooking so that you can gather any ingredients and equipment you may need. I’ve done my best to keep things simple and easy. If you’re really not the cooking type and […]

Oct 12
2017

Basic Chocolate Cake Recipe

This is a collection of the basic cake recipes we (with my husband) have developed very the last few years in various occasions and family party. Some are perfect for the non-cook in your relationship to make for your favorite loved one. Many of these recipes are also filled with what I consider to be […]

Oct 12
2017

VALENTINE TEA

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony of afternoon tea. –Henry James Valentine’s Day is the most magical moment to indulge in this delicious tradition. The romance of tea and the romance of life shine through every indulgent element of a Valentine’s Day tea party, from the […]

Oct 12
2017

ASIAN MARINADE

All-Purpose Asian Marinade It’s the season for grilling- yup, most folks have brought out their grills, hibachis, smokers, Rotisseries stands and are giving it a once-over to have a go during this year’s grilling season. You know barbecue season is upon us when temperatures rise, television stations go nonstop for their sports coverage. Okay, you […]

Oct 12
2017

CREAM CHEESE PIE

One week ago, I was surprised and happy to be the recipient of a few fresh pineapples given as gifts. It was great arranging some of the pineapples on a basket so that I could use them for a bit as a centerpiece to adorn our family dining table, the one in our kitchen where […]

Oct 12
2017

EASY LUNCH IDEAS FOR WORK

My one complaint about the food is that it’s not instant enough. Once I decide what I want, I wish it could just materialize. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. For lunch, I always feel to prepare some quick eased the recipes in the different approach of recipes meals in my workplace that will work […]