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Category Archives: Something Different
NAPOLEON – SWEET CORN PUDDING WITH BACON, FIG VINEGAR, GRILLED GLAZED GRANNY SMITH APPLES AND PISTACHIO BUTTER QUENELLES
This month Laz and Joan of the Creative Cooking Crew decided on choosing 4 items to be incorporated in a dish. They were Granny Smith apples, vinegar, nut butter and bacon. Took me a while to come up with this … Continue reading
NOT YOUR MAMA’S STRING BEAN CASSEROLE – BAKED ONION BOWL+STRING BEANS – MIXED MUSHROOM TRUFFLE SAUCE TOPPED WITH CRANBERRIES AND HAZELNUTS
I’ve been a bit busy after Hurricaine Sandy that I almost did not make this post.
27 years ago I had the honor of becoming a Godmother to a beautiful baby girl. Her name, Carla. Through the years she has only brought joy into my life. Her mother and I have shared in all her accomplishments.
Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. I take this time to thank you all for your good wishes for a speedy recovery. I am on the mend and happy to be back…the heck with the pain…I need to cook and post. I … Continue reading
My friend Alex who is from Venezuela and now living in Jacksonville, Florida came to visit and after his leaving I got nostalgic for some of the foods I miss from my adopted country. He had asked that I make … Continue reading
When we think of Puerto Rico we usually think of beautiful beaches, piña coladas, rum punch, great music and our Caribbean cuisine, of which mofongo is sometimes considered the star attraction.
Tonight we are having a few friends for dinner to celebrate the birthday of my friend, Felicia. Instead of gifts we often give a dinner party for the birthday person. It’s a chance to show how much they mean to us.