Elixirs for Xmas: Homemade Lemon Extract

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Believe or not, I think my family and friends are getting tired of getting the obligatory jar of jam for Christmas, so this year I wanted to do something completely different.

Elixirs for Xmas will be a brief series here at EE, prior to the holiday season.

Why so early?

Because all of these infusions . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Homemade Lemon Extract

Pizza Challenge: Traditional vs. Gourmet

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The Hubs and I had a pizza challenge while watching this month’s Food ‘n Flix selection: The Terminal. I know you can’t wait to see who won. . . . → Read More: Pizza Challenge: Traditional vs. Gourmet

Elixirs for Xmas: Homemade Vanilla Extract

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I love to make homemade gifts and usually work at it throughout the year, especially with canning up summer’s bounty.   To “mix it up a bit” (pun intended), I decided to make a few elixirs and extracts to give as gifts this year, too.

If you’re planning on giving homemade vanilla extract for Christmas . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Homemade Vanilla Extract

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Parmesan Potato Puffs

October

After a forgetful hiatus, here is my Secret Recipe Club post for October. . . . → Read More: Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Parmesan Potato Puffs

Kimchi Fried Rice

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Come along on an eating adventure, experimenting with the gift of kimchi… . . . → Read More: Kimchi Fried Rice

Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp Cocktail

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How a perfect Saturday morning led to a beautiful grilled meal on the patio. . . . → Read More: Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp Cocktail

Harvest Fruits-Maple Crisp with Cinnamon Cream for #winePW 5 “Fall Fruits and Wine Pairings”

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I think fall is my favorite season.

I love the cooler, crisp weather, the colors of fall…

I love the holidays—Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Thanksgiving.

I love the flavors of fall—apples and pears, pumpkin, and warming spices.

So, a thank you to Culinary Adventures with Camilla  who invited me to participate in #winePW 5 “Fall Fruits . . . → Read More: Harvest Fruits-Maple Crisp with Cinnamon Cream for #winePW 5 “Fall Fruits and Wine Pairings”

Hangover Burger or Heart Attack on a Plate

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Fair warning: This is a delicious brunch item….hearty but not healthy in the least! . . . → Read More: Hangover Burger or Heart Attack on a Plate

Tailgate Sloppy Joes for a Crowd

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Here’s a recipe I didn’t get posted for #10DaysofTailgate. It is definitely worthy to share with you now. . . . → Read More: Tailgate Sloppy Joes for a Crowd

Braised Mushrooms with Tagliatelle

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Come along with me as we spend a thousand days in Venice…. . . . → Read More: Braised Mushrooms with Tagliatelle