Monthly Archives: February 2011

Quiche to live for!

I never gave quiche much thought until it was presented to me in the most elegant setting.  It was summer of 2001, and I found myself in London, England. I was traveling with my aunt Hope and a few of our friends. … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Pecan Cookies

This past Sunday,  Feb. 20th, I had a few girlfriends over for a potluck brunch.  What were we celebrating you ask? A few things…. a girlfriend’s birthday, I recently moved into a new house (bigger kitchen), a gathering of old … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam Bread

  I didn’t really eat peanut butter growing up.  Okay, I had the occasional Mazapan candy, but can you really consider that peanut butter?  My love affair with peanut butter didn’t take off till I was well into my teens.  I remember … Continue reading

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My baby loves lentils, that’s all I know. When I was a kid I loved them so. I had a friend named Sandra that lived up the street. Her Grandma made lentils, they were always a treat. I waited for … Continue reading

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Albondigas (Meatball Soup)

At first people thought it was a joke.  I would tell my family and friends,“Whenever I make albondigas, Mando, my fiance, refuses to share the pot with anyone.“ Usually the person I was telling would laugh, and instantly request a … Continue reading

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