Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy Creme Brulee

I’m well known for making an excellent creme brulee, be it vanilla bean, grand marnier or┬álavender. Today is National Creme Brulee Day, so it is the perfect opportunity to grab one for dessert. Mr. Food, Alton Brown, has a great … Continue reading

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Happy National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

My recipes for ice cream at home — simple &┬ádelicious Ice Cream Sundae: Vanilla ice cream + lots of chocolate syrup, mush it (also works with chocolate chip and Moose Tracks ice cream) Hot Fudge Sundae: Vanilla sundae + lots … Continue reading

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Happy National Ice Cream Soda Day

The ice cream soda (a.k.a the ice cream float) was invented in Philadelphia in the late 19th century by Robert Green. Mr. Green operated a soda shop in Philly and used carbonated water, syrup and cream to make his tasty … Continue reading

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Crunchy Quinoa DIsh

I’ve been making more and more quinoa lately. I really like the nutty flavor and the fact that it is so good for me. I like this dish because it’s nice a crunchy. I toast extra pumpkin seeds to have … Continue reading

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Happy National Gummy Worm Day

This is very simple. I don’t like gummy worms. I like sour gummy worms very, very much. Which side are you on?

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Happy National Grand Marnier Day

One of my favorite memories is of me and my husband on our honeymoon in Paris. Having finised our meal, Bill wanted some Grand Marnier. He tried to order it about 10 times and the waiter indicated the he didn’t … Continue reading

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Happy National French Fry Day

I’ve told you in a previous post that The Yardhouse has, in my opinion, the best burgers around. I went there a few weeks ago and had their turkey burger for the first time, also very yummy. But what was … Continue reading

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Transform Your Summer Tomatoes

Everyone (except me because I seem incapable of growing tomatoes) has beautiful tomatoes in their gardens. I made this salad last week with lovely heirloom tomatoes so the ┬ácolors were stunning. It is simple, tasty and a perfect side dish … Continue reading

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Happy National Fried Chicken Day

If I was to search for the best fried chicken recipe in the entire world, I’d head to the south. I personally don’t have an out-of-this-world fried chicken recipe, but would love one. If any of you think you have … Continue reading

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Pure Tamanu Oil

Not that long ago I gave myself a terrible burn right below my left wrist while reaching in to grab something from the oven. It was a really bad, deep burn and was so painful. After several days of no … Continue reading

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