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Rib Roundup

Rib Roundup

Rib season is here! For me rib season is always here, but others reserve pork ribs for the warmer months.  I’ve compiled my favorite rib recipes in this rib roundup, so you can be prepared for that first warm day of Spring. Or for anytime, because ribs rock all the time.     Maple Bourbon […]

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Gumbo

Gumbo Step-by-Step Tutorial

Gumbo is not just a dish to serve for Sunday dinner, or to guests on special occasions. Gumbo is a tradition. Gumbo recipes are passed generation to generation in families from Louisiana. Just as Kentucky has its Burgoo and Georgia its Brunswick stew, gumbo is all about the melting pot that is Louisiana. On the […]

Handwritten Tea Cake Recipe

Retro Recipe Card Files

Retro Recipe Card Files: Tea Cake   This is lost and recovered family recipe. This is my grandmother’s tea cake recipe. This is a treasure chest filled with memories of tastes, smells and textures. This is both history and the future. I’m a procrastinator. Going through papers and such gives me an anxiety attack. In […]

Classic Cocktails

Classic (and Not Quite Classic) Cocktails

With Mother’s Day coming up, brunches and lunches and dinners are being planned all over America. One of the first menu items to decide on should be a cocktail, in my opinion. A classic or not quite classic cocktail can start a celebration off right. Over at Mom.me I have compiled a bunch of delectable […]

Bacon Shrimp Avocado Dip

Fabulous Brunch Recipes

We are heading into brunch season, a season of gatherings and parties, weddings and graduations. A season of eating a lot of food, both good and bad! I’ve compiled a few recipes that I think are very appropriate for a weekend brunch, in other words, very good food. Some sweet, some savory and some liquid! […]

Pickled Shishito Peppers

Pickled Shishito Peppers

  Pickled peppers are eaten across the world.  Preserving foods in vinegar is an ancient practice. What is new is the sharing of so many types of regional peppers across the globe. Jamaican peppers in New York, Thai  peppers in Amsterdam and Japanese peppers in California are a few examples. Pickled peppers have always been […]

Sweets

Mango-Ginger Ice Cream

Mango-Ginger Ice Cream

  Ice cream. Such a gloriously rich, creamy, calorie dense treat, loved by young and old alike. Actually it is the prefect food for the very young and very old, as you do not need teeth to eat it, right? This ultra rich version features fresh mango and ginger root, a perfect pairing of tropical […]

Strawberry Wine Sauce

Strawberry Wine Dessert Sauce

One of the best things about living in California, is the abundant fresh produce available year round. So what if we regularly have brush fires, earthquakes and such. We have delicious fresh fruits and vegetables while we repair our homes! Recently I was near a strawberry growing region, so naturally I stopped at a roadside […]

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