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Cassoulet

We’ve talked in the past about how each culture has its own version of stews and the basic similarities – and differences – between them based on their cultures and the areas in which they lived. This, of course, affected … Continue reading

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MNF – Creamy Tomato Soup

Did you grow up with tomato soup? Along with Mother’s homemade chicken soup Campbell’s ® tomato soup and a toasted cheese sandwich were a standard lunch in cold weather. (Warm weather? Cream cheese and walnuts on raisin bread which I still … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

It’s Chanukah – the Jewish Festival of Lights. As I’ve told you in the past, this is a ‘minor’ holiday on the Jewish calendar but has become more important in the past 3 or 4 decades as a gift-giving holiday. … Continue reading

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MNF Turkey Chili

I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful – full of good fun, good food, and happy people around the table (and the TV). No matter how much we promise ourselves we won’t overeat, for some reason, all the delicious aromas and … Continue reading

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Wild Rice with Golden Raisins

Have you ever gone to a Thanksgiving pot luck? I don’t mean where you offer to bring something and the hostess says … bring your (ill in the blank)! But a true pot luck where perhaps the host/hostess provides the … Continue reading

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Rummy Jerk Chicken

Rum is an interesting drink, made from sugar cane and loved by those who like it straight as well as those who like those drinks “with the little umbrellas” sticking out of the top! Rum is the basic alcohol in … Continue reading

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Queso Blanco y Pico de Gallo — OLE !!

I planned to give this to you for Cinco de Mayo – but you all know what happens to the best laid plans…. So use this for any pool party and don’t forget it for the 4th of July parties … Continue reading

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