Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween Cheese Monsters

Do you remember your first Halloween? I do! We were having dinner when the front doorbell rang. My Dad said I could see who was there, so I went to the door, opened it, and saw the scariest monsters yelling … Continue reading

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MNF Owl’s Eyes

Pesto and Sun Dried Tomatoes Palmiers Palmiers (palm-ee-ay) are much easier to make than they are to say, and even better to eat! Originally – and still – made as a sweet, but can be savory, as these are as … Continue reading

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Jack-O-Lantern Sorbet – BOO!

I just looked at the calendar and realized that Halloween is next week! So I grabbed my Halloween file and decided to give you 3 recipes between today and the “scary day” so you have time to make some in … Continue reading

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Inside the Skirt

I had a question about whether I actually attended the World’s Championship Chili Cookoff — and the answer is a resounding YES, I was actually there all 3 days! I saw, smelled and tasted (not to mention wore!) more chili … Continue reading

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MNF – Pizza with Ricotta, Bacon and Grapes

Sounds a bit strange, doesn’t it? But the saltiness of the bacon, the creaminess of the ricotta and the sweetness of the grapes together blend into a mouthful of heaven. This makes a great appetizer – or an easy pizza … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel mit Schlag

Apple strudel is originally a Hungarian dessert which is widely believed to be Austrian or German! But whatever its origins, it is loved by all. Flakey leaves of filo or even puff pastry, filled with tender apples, raisins, sometimes some … Continue reading

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CV Brewing – Brats in Beer

I had the MOST fun the other evening! I drove out to Thousand Palms, a small community just north of the I-10 and Bob Hope Drive to the CVB – the Coachella Valley Brewing Co. Their logo looks like the … Continue reading

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