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Lemon Bars

I was never fond of Lemons. They kind of made me pucker. So if there was something other than a lemon type of dessert available  I would almost always go for that. Until now....

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Mexican Mango Cake #Bundtbakers


Spanish Shrimp Kabobs

I miss my old house sometimes. When the Hubster and I first got married we lived in a twin home. I loved my old house. It was small so it was very easy to...


Fruit Salad for Trinity Sunday

The Holy Trinity is hard to explain through food. I do however try to turn food into traditions every chance I get. I also try the best I can to incorporate local and in...

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Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salad

I love making this salad. it is so fresh tasting and full of summertime flavor.  You could use frozen corn if making this in the winter, but right now is the best time to...

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Teriyaki Shrimp and Scallop Kebobs

It seems like yesterday I was fussing about it being so cold. The days have gotten much warmer here in Virginia.  Where it was cold before, no one wants to say inside because now...

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Salmon Cakes for #InaFriday

The first Friday of every month I blog about Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa.  I do this with a great group of blogger friends who also love Ina and her cooking. If you scroll...


Skillet Fried Apples

Because of its many cultural influences the South has developed its own culture and cuisine.  Skillet Fried Apples ranks high in the culinary ideas of our fore fathers. Just like Fried Chicken, Grits and...


An Ascension Picnic

The commemoration of Jesus ascension into heaven is today. There is a tradition in some areas to have a picnic. Here in Virginia the weather is warm and is a perfect day for a...


Low Country Boil

The Low Country boil is the South’s equivalent to the Northern Clambake. Living along the Chesapeake Bay has its perks. The abundance of seafood makes this dish a summertime favorite.  This dish is enjoyed...