Asparagus & Brie With Pasta

Have you tried the Trader Joe’s or shall I say Trader Jaques Shells with Brie and Asparagus?   The pre-made dish can be found in the frozen section displayed in a country style ramekin with a handle and boasting that it is “sinfully rich and worth every bite.”  To be honest, I found it to be…

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Chocolat Movie & Mayan Chocolate Chili Cupcakes

As Fall is upon us, we turn towards embracing the crisp coolness in the air and look forward to the magic of the Autumn Equinox, which only excites us for the revelries of winter.  A film that permeates the essence of this milieu is Chocolat.  It’s a 2000 British-American romantic comedy-drama film based on the…

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Saffron Milk & Date Pudding

A staple of the Middle East, dates have many values, much of which is health benefits.  Dates provide a wide range of essential nutrients, and are a very good source of dietary potassium. It’s important to remember that the sugar content of ripe dates is about 80%, so when I use dates in a recipe…

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Aloha Movie & Pineapple Angle Food Pie

I’m guilty!  With all that has been going on this month…21 Day Meditation and Giveaway, I missed A Fork & A Flick Friday this month.  Remember that I feature a movie and a complimenting dish the first Friday of each month.  So, late but never least, here is this month’s post. Today our movie is…

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Pan Roasted Yellow Curry Salmon

Summer time is when we eat lighter and seafood becomes a larger part of our summer meals.  This summer, I’m making a commitment to cooking more fish.  I’m not a big fish eater, but I do enjoy salmon when cooked well.  I prefer my salmon smoked and on bagels, but if I encounter an interesting…

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21 Day Meditation Experience: Desire and Destiny – Day 22 Abundant World

Surprise!  We have a bonus in our 21 Day Meditation: Desire and Destiny.  Today on day 22, I hope everyone is continuing to find stillness.  As we focus on giving and receiving, I want to mention that I’m doing a Giveaway in honor of completion of this meditation experience.  Please do enter to win. Day…

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