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Lemon-Bleu Stuffed Tomatoes

By On July 31, 2015

Lemon-Bleu Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe Ingredients: 2 tablespoons dry white wine 2 teaspoons finely minced shallots 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic ½ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Lemon Extract ⅛… Read More


Watermelon Pizza

By On July 31, 2015

Our family loves to BBQ and have friends and family over to enjoy the summer weather and time off. I do always feel like it is a good time to try out… Read More


Breakfast Naan Pizza

By On July 30, 2015

This week I’m going to tell you about one of my favorites. Naan. Take a spin through the bread aisle of any U.S. supermarket, and there’s one category you’re likely NOT to… Read More

Grilled Baby Bok Choy
Food & Drink

Grilled Baby Bok Choy

By On July 29, 2015

Ingredients Baby Bok Choy (I suggest 1 per person) Extra Virgin Olive Oil (enough to coat your veggies, about 1/8 cup) Juice of 1/2 lemon Sea Salt and Pepper to taste Directions… Read More

Food & Drink

Independence Day Patriotic Pops

By On July 28, 2015

Today’s post is one that the kids will sure love… Patriotic Pops! These might be a little more complicated than the other recipes, simply because molds are most likely needed. However, you… Read More


Chicken, Cashew, Coconut & Sweet Potato Curry

By On July 27, 2015

We have a special guest post today. I’ve recently had the pleasure of getting to know Jennifer and asked if she’d be interested in guest blogging for us! She gladly accepted. When… Read More


Meatball Sub Casserole

By On July 27, 2015

I saw pictures of a casserole based on the traditional Meatball Submarine Sandwich. It seemed like a great idea that would be perfect to feed everyone and easy enough on a busy… Read More

Cocktail Corner

Mocktail Corner: Coco Colada

By On July 25, 2015

For a truly delicious, tropical flavored treat try the Coco Colada! 1 cup ice 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut creme Add all ingredients in blender. Blend until slushy. Add pineapple… Read More


Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Salted Caramel Layer

By On July 24, 2015

Chocolate chip cookie bars with a layer of salted caramel. Does it get any better than that? Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookie Bars Yield: 16 cookie bars Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook… Read More

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Food & Drink

Basic Baked Eggplant

By On July 23, 2015

Ingredients 1 large eggplant 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar Salt/Pepper to taste Fresh grated Parmigiano Reggiano Directions Heat oven to 350. Remove the top and bottom of… Read More


Oatmeal Crisps Recipe

By On July 22, 2015

These cookies are thin, they are crunchy, as a matter of fact… I wouldn’t even call them cookies. Crisps. Yeah, that’s it. These cookies are delicious and I’m pretty sure you can’t… Read More

Mojito a Cuban cocktail made with cuban rum, lime, sugar , a splash of soda and flavoured with fresh fruit of your choice
Cocktail Corner

Cocktail Corner: Just in Thyme

By On July 22, 2015

Just in Thyme 2 oz. Crater Lake Sweet Ginger Vodka ½ oz. pineapple juice 2 sprigs fresh thyme In a cocktail shaker muddle leaves of 1 sprig of thyme, add ginger vodka… Read More


Tomato ’n’ Beef Casserole with Polenta Crust

By On July 21, 2015

Makes 6 servings Hands-On Time 35 min. Total Time 1 hour, 10 min. ​ 1 tsp. table salt 1 cup plain yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 tsp. Montreal steak seasoning 1 cup (4 oz.)… Read More

Barefoot Pink Grapefruit Mimosa
Cocktail Corner

Cocktail Corner: Barefoot Pink Grapefruit Mimosa

By On July 20, 2015

Welcome to Cocktail Corner! Here you will find new drink ideas… because every one needs a cocktail now and then. See all of our Cocktail Corner features here. Barefoot Pink Grapefruit Mimosa… Read More


Pineapple Stuffing

By On July 19, 2015

On special occasions, my grandmother would make a delicious pineapple stuffing that we would eat with ham. This recipe is a variation of that and one that we like to make when… Read More