National Popcorn Day – Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

January 19th is National Popcorn Day, so I thought I would share a Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn recipe from a holiday popcorn swap I did a few years back.  It’s really simple to make and you can sit back and enjoy a gourmet bowl of popcorn.  I think the infusion of rosemary in this recipe gives…

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Casino Film & Blueberry Muffins

I’m diverting from my recent trail of chic flics and offering up something that both the guys and gals can enjoy. How about an epic crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone? Casino is based on the non-fiction book Casino: Love and Honor in Las…

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Lentil Fritters

It’s the start of Lent and a time when many choose to give up a favorite food as penitence and a symbol of sacrifice. Christian’s will fast and pray during Lent, and in many parts of the world Ash Wednesday and beginning of Lent is kicked off with various festivities,  such as in Greece with…

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Chocolate Dipped Oreos for the Holidays and Gifting

Need a last-minute holiday gift or treat? Chocolate Dipped Oreos are the easiest and prettiest treat you can make tonight. With Christmas Eve being right around the corner tomorrow a Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookie idea using Oroes may be just what you need.  Chocolate Dipped Oreos are simple enough to make with your kids and…

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Saffron Sugar Crystals with Minted Tea

While the days are shorter and the air becomes cold and crisp, as darkness falls, we find ourselves craving warmth, something that evokes coziness. A hot cup of tea is always inviting this time of year and you can make your tea time sweeter with a special addition. This winter season I have found myself…

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Autumn Nostalgia & Balsamic Roasted Grapes

The last few months I have focused on summer fruits – mangoes and watermelon to be exact. As summer winds down and fall is upon us, just as the leaves turn, it’s time to turn to the beautiful ambience of autumn. This month it’s all about the subtle and beautiful amethyst hues in the colors…

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