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Potato? No, Pâté!

Céad míle fáilte! (A hundred thousand welcomes!)  As per usual, my beloved and I celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day this past Friday, and happily, my mom felt well enough to join in the festivies. As Wikipedia tells us: Saint Patrick’s Day … 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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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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How’s About a Hiss Hello? ;-)

This year, February 10, 2013 kicked off the New Year of the Water Snake under the Chinese Lunar Calendar. As Wikipedia tells us: Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is known as “Spring Festival,” … Continue reading

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Pin Me!

At Thanksgiving, in addition to the assignments I had from my mother-in-law, I decided to try a new appetizer — Pinwheel Appetizers — as inspired by one of my Diabetic Cooking magazines. Me being me, I altered the recipe to suit our tastes, … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Story

We love, love, love our TexMex! One of our favorite TexMex dishes is enchiladas. In a good TexMex restaurant, you’ll typically see a choice of cheese, beef, and chicken enchiladas on the menu. My favorite local TexMex restaurant also offers … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Yes, I know, it’s a bit early to be thinking of Halloween, but I can’t help but think of Linus when I think of pumpkin. 🙂 Pumpkin is a squash that, according to http://nutritiondata.self.com/ is chock-full of yummy nutrition: This food is … Continue reading

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