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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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A Memorial Day Feast

I can’t believe that it is Memorial Day. It seemed like last week I was fussing about all the cold weather. Now if you are like me you must have some food you plan...

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Chrissee’s better than the box brownies

Monkey Girl took a culinary class in high school. Although she is still inexperienced at cooking she is becoming better at it as time goes by. These brownies are one of the wonderful recipes...

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Spaghetti Pie

Instead of your normal spaghetti why not try this version with a twist. It uses all inexpensive ingredients that are easy to find at the grocery store. It is a great make ahead meal...

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Caramel Cheesecake

I think I am a cheesecake snob. I have always been plane Jane about my cheesecake. I do not want any fruit topping on it. I do not want anything mixed in with my...

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Feta Tart

This Feta tart is fabulous! I love recipes that have simple ingredients but taste so good. It kind of reminds me of a pizza but not really. The feta makes it a bit salty...

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

Welcome to the second annual brunch week hosted by Terri of Love and Confections and Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen!  Join us May 5th through 11th while we celebrate the deliciousness of brunch...