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Traditions

For most of us, that’s what holidays are about — tradition! Anyone who knows me knows that I love festive occasions, and I especially love the fall and winter holidays. Holidays combine the traditions and history of our culture with … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening, Part 1 of 2

As any of you who know me know, or who follow my blog know, last year was a pretty rough one that brought an incredible number of…well, if you want to be more positive, you’d refer to them as challenges. If you … Continue reading

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Want Some Southern Caviar? ;-)

The American South.  My late father’s “people,” as we say in the South, are from Tennessee (many in the Knoxville area); my mom’s, southeastern Kentucky.  And one of the things Southerners take seriously is food — we’re serious about our … Continue reading

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Put the Happy…

…in jalapeño!  The other night, hubby requested double-decker tacos, and to go along with them, I decided to make some homemade Jalapeño Poppers as an appetizer. Traditionally, Jalapeño Poppers are  jalapeños that have been ribbed and de-seeded, filled with cheese(s) and/or meats, then battered or … Continue reading

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Warm to Mildly Chili

And no, I’m not talking about the weather. I’m talking ’bout poblano chilies, peoples. 🙂 As handy, dandy Wikipedia tells us: The poblano is a mild chili pepper originating in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Dried, it is called a chile ancho (“wide chile”). The ripened red poblano … Continue reading

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Blame It on the Cilantro!

We love TexMex at our house. One of our favorite dishes is enchiladas, and I have several variations on this delicious, yummy, casserole-style dish. Last week, inspired by a combination of a hankering for some TexMex and a desire to … Continue reading

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Feeling Chile?

And no, I’m not talking about the country of Chile, ‘though I think it would be a fascinating place to visit. I’m talking ’bout Chiles Rellenos, peoples. 🙂 (My apologies for my prolonged absence, but within the past month, my 80-year … Continue reading

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