All Holidays

A MILK SHAKE FOR DAD ON FATHERS DAY!

 COCONUT CREAM PIE MILKSHAKE! Yes, it is a Milkshake but instead of a sugar-laden, high calorie, high-fat content piece of pie, please give Coconut Cream Pie in a glass a try. Nothing better than the combination of peanut butter, bananas, coconut, and chocolate, and...

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MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH!

        MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH Happy Mother's Day!  A special day for sure as we celebrate and honor our Mom's! Here is what is on our menu! I included the recipe for the Roasted Shrimp with Beans!                   ANTIPASTO                    Strawberry Margarita      ...

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Setting The Table for Mother’s Day!

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! I am paying homage to my mother and setting the table with the colors she loved, white, and different shades of blue! She grew up in Italy by the sea, so I top the table with elements that would have reminded her of her childhood collecting the...

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Mother’s Day Menu!

MOTHER’S DAY I loved my mother she is the best person I've ever known. She has always been my hero and whenever anyone asks me who my hero is I say without hesitation, “my mother”. My mom passed away 2 years ago from Alzheimer's disease. It was a long painful journey...

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WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THOSE LEFT OVER EASTER EGGS!

DEVILED EGGS! Hints for making light and fluffy deviled eggs! Don’t use eggs less than 4 days old, it will make the egg shells impossible to peel, ahhhhhhhh! It’s so frustrating when you go to peel the shells the whole egg starts to fall apart! 6 Organic eggs 4...

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WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THE LEFT OVER EASTER EGGS!

I always waaaaaay too many hard boiled Easter eggs left over because our whole family loves to color egg! We get a bit carried away! However I do love to turn them into something yummy to eat! I make deviled eggs to serve as an appetizer or I include them on the...

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EASTER DESSERT, CHOCOLATE COVERED APPLES

Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices What's better than a cold slice of apple dipped in chocolate? These are easy to make and so much fun to do!  Even thought all my children are grown, we still get together to color eggs and cook! We had so much fun decorating our apples....

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RACK OF LAMB FOR EASTER SUNDAY!

RACK OF LAMB! I use to be intimidated by the photographs in cookbooks and magazines of recipes that looked too difficult to prepare. I did't even want to try though it looked so delicious! This beautiful presentation of rack of lamb over a bean puree looks so...

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