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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

There is this restaurant near my house called Lemongrass Grill. They make the freshest food.  It kind of like a oriental Subway, except instead of using subs, they use bowls. Rice bowls that is....


Pickled Onion

Did I tell you many years ago, before the hubster and I were married I won a trip to Mexico? We were at a trade show for a local travel agency and they were...

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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...