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Quinoa “Risotto” with Shrimp and Asparagus

By On March 8, 2018

I am writing while watching snowflakes fall outside.  I know it’s early March, but winter is welcome to take its leave any time.  I want to feel the warm sun on my… Read More

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Bacon and Egg Risotto

By On February 8, 2018

On very rare occasions when I was growing up, my mother would prepare breakfast for dinner.  The menu was typically bacon and eggs accompanied by Thomas’s English Muffins. Family breakfast was not just… Read More

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Turkey Luleh Kebabs

By On January 18, 2018

Last fall, my husband and I spent a weekend in Maine with some very dear friends and members of their family.  It was a mix and match kind of weekend with people… Read More

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Lentil Chili

By On September 21, 2017

If someone were to ask me to name my favorite season, I would answer that without a doubt it is Autumn.  Guess which season coincidentally begins today? What is it about Autumn… Read More

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Fusilli with Eggplant, Fresh Tomatoes & Parsley

By On August 31, 2017

When I was in elementary school, my best friend lived just a few houses away.  Although we were a year apart in age, we were thick as thieves, walking to school together… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Branch Line

By On July 6, 2017

It seems like forever since I have done a restaurant review on the blog!  I am happy to report that I have a few coming up, including today’s post.  Going forward, I… Read More

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Scallops Au Poivre with Broccoli & Cauliflower Rice

By On June 15, 2017

We are just back from a family trip to Croatia that I hope to share with you in a future post. Suffice it to say, there has not been a lot of… Read More

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Blackened Salmon Nicoise Salad

By On May 11, 2017

I just wanted to follow up on last week’s Skinny Margarita post to let you know that the picture of the drink that I posted to my Instagram is my most “liked”… Read More

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marbella

By On March 23, 2017

Hello friends, It is hard to know where to pick up from where we left off a couple of months ago.  A lot has changed. I suspended the blog after a devastating… Read More

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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle

By On January 19, 2017

Over the holidays, I was chatting with some friends who read my blog.  They both asked if I could come up with some slow cooker recipes, especially for the winter months when… Read More

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Turkey Meatball & Kale Soup

By On January 5, 2017

Happy New Year!  I hope this first post of 2017 finds you rested from the hectic holiday season!  Are you ready for the new year?  Have you made any resolutions?  I’ve mentioned… Read More

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Salmon with Orange Marmalade & Thyme

By On December 1, 2016

The only person I ever knew who ate orange marmalade on the regular was my father’s mother, Araxie.  We lived with my grandmother at her Cape house for a month every summer… Read More