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Purple Potato Pancakes for Fat Tuesday

Today is Mardi Gras and Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It refers to the practice of the last day of eating rich fatty foods before we begin the ritual of almsgiving, fasting and praying...

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Purple Mashed Potatoes

I see these purple potatoes everywhere. The first time I decide to make them I couldnt find them. It seems like me, everyone wants to make them. Now you can get them just about...

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Double Chocolate Fudge

This months #chocolateparty involves of all things fudge. I know, I know, it is usually enjoyed during Christmas. Why relegate these delectable morsels to just the holidays. They should be enjoyed all the time....

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Mushroom Stroganoff

Can you guys believe that Lent is almost here? I am brainstorming about some recipes to make for lent, then it occurred to me. I have a Beef Stroganoff recipe that I have had forever. It...

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Brussel Sprouts with Truffle Butter

First off let me start out by saying that I think Brussels Sprouts have gotten a bad rap.  I remember these mooshy, smelly and bitter vegetable that I had to hold  my nose to...

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Seven Layer Bars #ChocolateParty

I have never made these bars before. I am not sure why I haven’t. I joined the #chocolateparty where the theme is coconut. I googled chocolate and coconut and this is what I came up...

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#BundtAMonth: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I am very excited about joining this fun group called #BundtAMonth. This group is right up my alley. I love collecting different cake pans, so instead of these pans sitting in my cabinet collecting...

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Tomato and Basil Soup for SRC

It is that time again for the Secret Recipe Club This month I got Cookin with Moxie. This blog is all about Jamie, her fiance Shaun and her very large Italian family. She strongly believes...

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Banned

Today’s Sunday Supper was supposed to be all about retro meals. It still is, but with a twist. I am saddened and both relieved to say that I will no longer be with Sunday...

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Marinated Olives and Feta

I am going to let you in on a secret. When I am in a rush and looking for something quick to serve on a antipasto platter, I love those marinated olives you get...

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Dutch Baby

Dutch baby is a simple, pillowy, crisp, cross between a pancake and a popover

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Wassail Hot Cider

January begins the fourth installment of our Year of Faith. This is where once a month I highlight a saint that has been listed on the USCCB Saints for the Year of Faith.The month...

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Apple Coffee Cake

I know I have been posting a lot of baking recipes. I am not much of a baker, at least I didn’t think so. I am really not into the measuring. I have had one...

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Chocolate Espresso Biscotti

Chocolate and espresso are a wonderful flavor combination. As with so many desserts, the biscotti tastes better a day or two after they are made. These cookies ship well, so keep that in mind...

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Preserved Lemons

  I was thinking that I would like to make more exotic dishes. I have a Tagine in  my cabinet collecting dust. I think I used it only once. So I thought I would...