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Month: April 2014

Judy’s Hint of Orange Cranberry Sauce

Judy’s Hint of Orange Cranberry Sauce

This is not quite a cranberry sauce and not quite a cranberry relish, it’s a little in between. You will find that the kids will go back for seconds, thirds… It’s definitely the best cranberry sauce I’ve ever had.

She-Crab Soup Recipe

She-Crab Soup Recipe

Heaven in a bowl. That’s what this soup is. This is a rich, creamy soup that is a little sweet, a little spicy, and 100% full of flavor. Heaven in a bowl I tell you!

Cherri’s Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Cherri’s Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

One of my mom, Cherri’s, original recipes that she created when the family lived in France, back in the 1960’s.

Butter Fried Potatoes Recipe

Butter Fried Potatoes Recipe

Sticking with the theme of butter inspired by Julia Child, this is such a simple way to serve potatoes. But simple does not mean lack of flavor. How could it when there’s a half stick of butter in the recipe?

Chicken with Red Wine Recipe

Chicken with Red Wine Recipe

After watching the movie Julie & Julia, I had a craving for Coq au vin, but didn’t have the ingredients and I was too lazy to look up the recipe. So, I took what I learned from watching Julia Child’s first TV show episode and decided to make up something to meet my mood. This is what I came up with and it was a winner.

Slow Roasted Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

Slow Roasted Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

Yes, I know I’m a little late for St. Patricks’ day, so this post will most likely be useful in 11 months from now. But, here’s a great alternative to the traditional boiled version of Corned Beef & Cabbage.

Finding inspiration… from a movie?

Finding inspiration… from a movie?

After months of having the Julie & Julia dvd sitting on my TV stand, I finally decided to watch it last weekend. My husband had seen it and said I would enjoy it since the movie is about a food blogger and that I would […]

Garlic Rice Recipe

Garlic Rice Recipe

Tired of boring white rice? Looking for something to do with your rice? A perfect accompaniment to a roast, this rice is simple and is made with just a few ingredients.

Roasted Pork Sirloin Tip with Kale Recipe

Roasted Pork Sirloin Tip with Kale Recipe

This roast was so tender, juicy, with a touch of spice and sweetness. So far, the kale here was my favorite. I couldn’t get enough. Serve it with roasted potatoes, mashed potatoes, or garlic rice.

Sautéed Kale Recipe

Sautéed Kale Recipe

This recipe, Sautéed Kale, is just a simple side dish to serve as you would Sautéed Spinach. My son liked it, although still not as much as he likes Sautéed Spinach. Still, it was a nice break to add a new vegetable to our dinner table.