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Pinchitos

There is not a bar in Spain that does not serve these delicious morsels as a tapa.My friend Carmen makes these with chicken, pork and beef.All are very good, but I would have to say my...

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Baked Fontina

I would have to say this is one of the easiest appetizers I have come across. Actually, I think I could just eat this for dinner. As a main course, nothing wrong with that....

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National Ice Cream Month

This month is National Ice Cream Month.Did you know TasteSpotting is partnering with Dreyer’s/Edy’s Slow Churned Light Ice Creamto feature all kinds of Ice Creams. I don’t need a reason to eat ice cream,...

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Cedar Planked Salmon

Planked cooking was first introduced by the Native Americans. It is no wonder, grilling on natural wood, imparts a slightly smoky flavor and makes your grilled food moist and flavorful. You are probably wondering where...

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Mini Pigs in a Blanket

I know Yall are laughing at me, arn’t you? I know what you are thinking, Pigs in the blanket? Really Veronica, you did a post on pigs in the blanket? Well these are not...

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Homemade Mint Tea.

Mint has been known for centuries for its great taste and smell. It has been known to settle many tummy aches. Mint is so versatile it has been used for medicinal purposes as well...

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Saint Thomas

Today is the feast of St. Thomas. Little is known about this Apostle. He is best known for his expression of utter disbelief when Jesus died. Thus giving rise to the expression “doubting Thomas.”...

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Deviled Eggs

I love deviled eggs. I think they are the quintessential southern food. Trust me, you don’t have to take cooking classes or be a gourmet chef to do a fabulous job making devilled eggs...

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Blueberry Jam

Here is another canning recipe to add to your repitoire. Its always good to have a few of these things on hand. It is best to use fresh blueberries. SHHHH! Don't tell anyone, but...

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Cinnamon loaf

This is my kind of bread. I have made this many times, trying to perfect it. I wanted to give it the exact cinnamon and raisin ratio. I don’t like the kind of cinnamon...