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Grandma’s Strawberry Almond Salad

Strawberry Almond Salad What kid doesn’t like going over to grandma’s house and what adult doesn’t have good memories of grandma’s house? I know I have fond memories of spending weekends with my grandma. We would make a big bowl of popcorn and lie in her giant bed and watch old movies. In the morning…

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What To Do With a Peach?

Peachberry Pie   My future father in-law went to California for a weekend and came home with about two dozen peaches from an orchard. They were ripe, fragrant and totally ready to be eaten. But how does one consume so many peaches before they go bad? How about a pie but not just an ordinary…

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Liebster Award They Like Me! They Really Like Me!

I got some amazing news today I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Delicious Delicious Bagel ! Thanks Delicious Delicious Bagel for the nomination! She tells us that her blog, “is for anyone that wants to cook delicious meals, cook on the cheap or cook something in less than 30 minutes. Of course there will…

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Heirlooms in Summer Time

Heirloom Tomato Salad I was walking through the produce department at my local Whole Foods Market the other day when I passed the heirloom tomatoes. I literally stopped in my tracks as the smell of fresh tomatoes filled my lungs. They were absolutely beautiful, the brilliant colors catch your eye with their bright yellows, vibrant reds,…

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It’s a Boys!

Chicken Salad Sandwich Twins! Two Boys to be exact. Not sure if you know this but according to the New York Times, “from 1980 to 2009 a recent report by the National Center for Health Statistics tells us that, the rate of twin births rose 76 percent. Now about one in 30 babies born in…

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Nice and Spicy or Just a Kick

Fire Roasted Salsa As some of you already know I’m a big Anthony Bourdain fan, like huge! Like, if I weren’t already engaged and he weren’t already married I’m sure he would be my husband. We could travel all over the world together while he drops vulgar banter my way and becomes increasingly grumpy in…

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How to Roast a Pig and Eat Like a Filipino

Christmas 2008 Philippine Islands. This was my first time out of the country (besides going to Canada which I don’t really think counts) it was also the first time I was away from my family for over three weeks. The first time I had been exposed to third world poverty. The first time communication and…