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Roasted Shrimp in Herb sauce

Roasted Shrimp with Herb Sauce

Try making on a weeknight – it’s perfect with rice, pasta or a good chewy bread since the sauce is so addictive. It also makes a hard-to-beat recipe, with the shrimp served on toothpicks for dipping. Other seafood you can use: similar-sized scallops (or larger, though they’ll take longer to cook); crawfish, peeled or not; […]

Our little Pilgrim

Port-Glazed Onions and Shallots

This side dish is a favorite during Thanksgiving time, but is a perfect winter-time recipe that can be enjoyed with so many meals. 1 10-ounce package pearl onions 1 10-ounce package golden pearl onions 10 ounces small (1-inch diameter) shallots 2 tbsp (1/4 stick) butter 1 cup ruby Port 1/3 cup low-salt chicken broth 2 […]

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Nutiva Coconut Manna

Who doesn’t like a tropical, melt-in-your-mouth treat that is good for you?  It is a pureed coconut butter, but since it is so delicious, they named it Coconut Manna. Available from Nutiva, Coconut Manna is made from pure, dried coconut flesh and can be enjoyed directly out of the jar, or used in smoothies, sauces, […]

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Filling the bucket

Olives and Opera

The olive tree. Its branches are a symbol of peace and goodwill. Its oil signifies prosperity and purity. Its wood is a symbol of vitality and life. Its fruit is. . . well, it’s simply delicious. The olive tree was one of the first plants to be cultivated, growing best in climates that are mild […]

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It’s Pie Time

  It’s the holiday season and definitely time for enjoying delicious pies (heck, I think it’s always the season of pies) Pies have … [Read More...]

Favorite Finds

from Dillanos Coffee Roasters

Kenyan Kikai Peaberry

Dillanos Coffee Roasters brings us a delicious morning cup of coffee, Kenyan Kikai Peaberry from the Mt. Elgon District of Kenya. Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano that is the oldest and largest solitary volcano in East Africa, providing fertile soil to grow coffee. The farmers kn Kikai planted their first coffee trees in […]

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Snacks with Gratitude

I’m always in search for new snack-time options for the family. But when I think of snack-time, I don’t usually turn to  the latest wasabi and soy sauce flavored chips and crackers, or the Oreo Creme filled Chips Ahoy cookies — no, I’m talking healthy snacks, tasty snacks, energy-filled snacks, and basically good-for-you snacks. That’s […]

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