Monthly Archives: May 2016

Avocado, Kale, Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie

Deciding to make this was a huge whim. Especially since i don’t really like three of the four main ingredients. I’ll let you decide which are which. Deciding to make this, however, was based on the interest in the green … Continue reading

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Farrotto with Prosciutto, Asparagus, and Peas

This was another one of those recipes where I can’t say exactly why I decided to make it. Most likely, it was simply the uniqueness of it – it was different and something I haven’t attempted before. However, the farrotto, … Continue reading

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Lemon Posset with Berries

For almost as long as my wife and I have been together, we have hosted a Mother’s Day dinner for both our families. The type of dinner has changed over the years from simple to elaborate to potluck and back. … Continue reading

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Cheesy Potato Gratin Stacks

My excitement (interest) in making these was a bit of an up and down experience. I made these as a side for the Mother’s Day dinner we always do. That was the first bit of excitement, having something a little … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Skillet Meatloaf

This recipe was intriguing from the standpoint of cooking it in a skillet. Granted, it’s not that much different than forming it into a loaf in a pan, but it’s still different. You can read the recipe here.  I took … Continue reading

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Rice and Pasta Pilaf

Originally saved as a side dish recipe, I decided to make this more of a meal by adding some chicken and making it more of a rice bowl. That worked, however, overall, this didn’t turn out well. You can read … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Lately I’ve been having a love/hate relationship with desserts. I like dessert. I have a lot of dessert related recipes. But, I’m trying to eat little healthier which means I’m not eating dessert. Which made making this a little interesting. … Continue reading

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