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Week in Review: Menu Planning, Mushrooms, and Chicken Motives

Won’t that be a special and important time in our society??  Let’s all ponder that for a moment. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ok, if we are done pondering we can move onto mushrooms.  … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 20 Comments

Week In Review: Golden Girls, Consumerism, and Food Revolution Day

Happy Friday Everyone! AND…. Happy Food Revolution Day!  (And a big thanks to Miss Marzipan for cluing me in to this!) So what is Food Revolution Day??  I’ll tell you…or … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 30 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Lemons

After so many great recipes and table decorating came from our Citrus-Themed Potluck last month, I thought it would be great to feature lemons in our Ingredient Spotlight! Lemons are … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 7- Artichokes FIRST TRY

Some save the best for last.  For The Creative Kitchen Challenge, I saved my most dreaded for last!  The Artichoke.  Very pretty and very tasty, these vegetables have always struck … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 13 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 6- Lavender

Hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day weekend.  We had a really nice weekend and because of that, I’m a bit behind on posting the last of my Creative Kitchen … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 8 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

An ingredient that I was extremely excited to cook with as part of  The Creative Kitchen Challenge was Brussels Sprouts!  For whatever reason, I have never made them before.  And … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 4- Avocados

I have always had a nervous feeling about avocados.  Not quite the same feelings I had for mussels, or the artichoke (saving that monster for the last day of the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 2- Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms were not the terrifying thought that mussels were before I completed day 1 of The Creative Kitchen Challenge.  I actually spent most of my life not liking mushrooms … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 1- Mussels

Mussels have always been one of those foods that I really enjoyed ordering in restaurants but have been TERRIFIED of making at home.  I mean, they’re shells.  What if I … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 18 Comments