Southwestern Salmon Salad on Avocado

I know that the Easter table usually involves some kind of lamb or roast, but Easter arrives in the Spring when most people like it down to light and airy Sunday brunch.  My recipe today is more for that Sunday brunch, or afternoon lunch/tea.  The Southwestern Salmon Salad on Avocado can be served any time…

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Potato Soup with Corned Beef

Ok, I’m behind on the St. Patrick’s Day post. I hope everyone had a fun and very green St. Patrick’s Day. This post is about the day after St. Patrick’s, when you are hung over and you have left over corned beef. Spring is arriving a little slowly around here and Nor’easter storms are still…

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Dutch Baby Valentine’s Day Breakfast

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few days, I thought it was time to do a breakfast recipe.  While everyone else is planning their Valentine’s Dinner at the end of the day this Wednesday night, you can easily surprise your special person with a special breakfast first thing in the morning.What to do…

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Baazar Meat – An Eclectic Culinary Experience

Some years ago, while walking the beaches of Barcelona we came across a beach shack with the best Patatas Bravas I had tasted since tapas “hopping” in Barcelona.  Million Dollar views, sound of serenity and taste buds that were aroused.  Not since then had I found Patatas Bravas that could meet the match until James…

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Winter Solstice Brew

The holiday rush has taken over, but let’s not forget that means the Winter Solstice is upon us as well.  It’s the phenomenon when we will have the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern hemisphere.  The Winter Solstice with its long dark night is actually a celebration of light.  Here…

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Halloween Spider Donuts

Have you been to your local donuts shop lately. They seem to come up with these themed donuts for every holiday.  Dunkin Donuts rolled out their lineup for Halloween, which is a spider donut.  These are some creepy looking donuts with bright orange bulging eyes popping out from the spider. I came up with a…

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Shawarma Torta for Ramadan

It’s the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims around the world. It is a month-long period when self-restraint and self-reflection is practiced and Muslims fast with no food or drink from sunrise to sunset. For Muslims, fasting is seen as a way to cleanse the soul and have empathy for those in the world who…

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