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Our Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve. I have the tree aglow, candles in the windows, the table set with a royal hunt pattern tableware, sparkling glasses and my parent’s silver. The kitchen is busy and the house fragrant. If I can get Elisabeth to … Read more »

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Holiday Ham

Ham has got to be the simplest meat to cook. You are only heating it up. Pour a bottle of root beer (for a sugary-spice) or a cola in the and then periodically baste and you’ve got a syrupy glaze perfect with … Read more »

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Thanksgiving

This year, instead of rushing out on Black Friday, why not spend some time with your kids and learn a little more about how Thanksgiving originated from the myths, to the actual history, and the food and customs and how … Read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips, Tirades and Tidbits

Thanksgiving dinner… there is enough stress on this day without having to have the whole family showing up. So I am cutting right to the chase without using your time on a long preamble. Your mother or worse mother-in-law has … Read more »

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Signature Dishes

                  It is amazing how a personal favorite dish can fall in and out of favor and how that same dish can evolve when you are inspired to suddenly resurrect it. The … Read more »

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Grilled Peaches

There is nothing new with grilling stone fruit (those with pits). But grilling is the height Summertime Americana dining. Any method to get kids to eat more fruit is a good thing. It stands to reason that if these types of … Read more »

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Our Book: Cooking Together

1. It is a Keepsake Cookbook, designed to become a family heirloom! 2. The recipes are healthy, but Do Not require you to change your lifestyle! 3. It has more than recipes, featuring everything from Essential Herbs & Spices to … Read more »

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Elisabeth’s Marinade

So the other day I’m driving Elisabeth home from camp, wondering how I’m going find interesting meals for this kid for the rest of summer vacation, — just like the rest of you, I’m sure. I tell her I have … Read more »

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Pineapple Salsa

Salsa barely qualifies as a recipe; it is more of a coupling of ingredients. Crushed pineapples with a little bit of minced chile pepper and chopped mint makes a fantastic alternative to your typical tomato based taco sauce salsa or … Read more »

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EASY MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

OK, Moms this is an easy treat that kids of almost any age or skill level can prepare. After all it’s the thoughtfulness that really counts, isn’t it? So even if you are the one who has to go to … Read more »

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