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Chesapeake Bay Cashews

There is no doubt about it, when cooking any kind of seafood, my most go to spice is Old Bay Seasoning. I think it goes well with lot of things. I had the bright...

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Irish Soda Bread and Saint Finbar

Today the church celebrates the feast day of Saint Finbar. He was born in Connaught Ireland and was baptized Lochan. He was educated by the Monks in  Kilkenny. They called him Fionnbharr or Barr...

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Caramel Apple Bread and Butter Pudding

This recipe is a perfect example of recycling. What better way to use up day old bread than make a Bread Pudding. While doing research I found that the earliest Bread Pudding recipe was...

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Southern Corn Bread

This cornbread recipe it the perfect combination of cornmeal and flour. Cooked in a Cast Iron skillet, it is crunchy on the outside and tender and moist in the middle. I love cornbread. I...

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Lemon Loaf

A few weeks back the Hubster came home with a lemon pound cake from the grocery store. He decreed that it, so far was the best one he has eaten. That began my quest...

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Marinara Sauce

Generally I like to post recipes as soon as I can. What I mean is as soon as I perfect the recipe. I like to write it down as soon as possible. That way...

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Bourbon Pecan Tart

This Bourbon Pecan Tart is easy to make and loaded with pecans and tasty Bourbon. It is a decadent dessert to enjoy any day of the week. I think the Hubster is annoyed with...

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Arugula Watermelon Salad #InaFriday

This tasty arugula, watermelon, mint and feta salad has the right balance of peppery arugula, sweet watermelon, mint and salty Feta. It is perfect to serve with your next meal as a side salad...

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Saint Gregory the Great and Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Today the church celebrates the feast of Saint Gregory the Great, pope and doctor of the Church. Saint Gregory was born in Rome around 540. His father was a wealthy Senator. After the death...

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My trip to Ashville North Carolina

I went on my first Blogger Conference a few weeks ago. Monkey Girl and I made a weekend of it. We drove from Virginia Beach to Ashville North Carolina. Well, let me clarify,  she...