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Bourbon Pecans Recipe

  Bourbon Pecans are delightfully crunchy and have that, “I will have just one more” quality to them”.   The possibilities for their use are endless.  Let your taste buds’ … Continued

Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts History and Recipe

Boiled Peanuts – the Southern Snack Food Boiled peanuts are a traditional snack food in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, northern Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi (I have heard that Texans … Continued

Grilled Garlic Artichokes

Grilled Garlic Artichokes Recipe

  Grilled Garlic Artichokes are my favorite way to enjoy artichokes. These artichokes are brushed with a blend of olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic, salt and pepper.  This is an … Continued

How To Cook and Eat Artichokes

Learn How To Cook and Eat Artichokes

  Learn how to purchase, cook, and eat fresh artichokes using these simple and very easy instructions.  Artichokes might seem a little intimidating if no one has shown you how … Continued

Shiitake Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

Shiitake Pumpkin Ravioli is surprisingly quick and easy to make when you start with prepared pasta dough or wonton wrappers instead of homemade pasta. Of course you can always make homemade … Continued

Button Mushrooms

Michaels Button Mushrooms Recipe

Michaels Button Mushrooms recipe is so incredibly delicious and so easy to make!  This is my favorite “go-to” recipe for special occasions and dinner parties, specially when I am serving … Continued

Marsala Portobello Mushrooms

Marsala Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

  This Marsala Portobello Mushrooms recipe is an easy and delicious way to cook and serve portebello mushrooms.  Makes a great appetizer or as a side dish. My husband likes … Continued

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

  This Marinated Portobello Mushrooms recipe comes from Bob Neubauer, a “foodie” friend from Gail’s Recipe Swap.  Bob said that this recipe is not his creation, but that he found … Continued

Marinated portobello mushrooms

Marinated Portebollo Mushrooms Recipe

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms are so good and so easy-to-make!  They are excellent served with your favorite steak. A portobello mushroom is a very large cremini, and a cremini is a … Continued

Tuna Nicoise in Celery Recipe

Try this wonderful tuna nicoise in celery stalk appetizer to serve at your next afternoon tea.  This recipe is gluten free and low carb.  Your guests will be delighted to … Continued

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes Recipe

  My daughter’s and I were so excited to receive our foodie friend’s new cookbook, Recipes For Busy Moms – The Magical Slow Cooker by Sarah Olson.  My youngest daughter … Continued

Oregon Truffles

Truffles – Oregon Truffles

  Truffles – The allure of truffles – It’s all about the smell!   Did You Know? You smell truffles and you become willing to do whatever you have to … Continued

Mini Meatballs

Sweet and Spicy Mini Meatballs Recipe

This Sweet and Spicy Mini Meatballs recipe is a mix of two southern styles of cooking that can actually be very similar in many ways – Cajun and Southwestern.  It … Continued

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto Recipe

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto are the ultimate way to serve fresh Spring asparagus as an appetizer.  Once you make this Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto, you will make it … Continued

Roast Beef Roll-Ups

Roast Beef Roll-Ups Recipe

Roast Beef Roll-Ups is a very simple and easy appetizer to put together at the last minute or as a make-ahead appetizer.  Very attractive looking spiral appetizer with a little … Continued