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Love and Romance Around the World, Paella Valenciana

Love and Romance Around the World, Paella Valenciana

Our journey in Italy continues. We are having a fantastic time with my older brother and our son is beside himself spending time with his cousins and the extended family. Lunch under the terrace for twelve it’s an everyday affaire, a blessing, and we love every seconds of it. In the mist of this big […]

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Honey Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Honey

Honey Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Honey

Summer is officially over. Well almost! When you live in Arizona you never feel as your summer ends. We have had a fantastic summer and this year we decided to take the summer off to enjoy some great travels and spend as much time with family as possible. With that said we also had a […]

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Rice with Dried Cranberries

Rice with Dried Cranberries

It feels for ever since my last posting and I notice that I have new recipes that I have made and yet did not post them. I guess time to catch up is here. Let’s start with a new recipe that I prepared couple of nights ago.  As I was working out with a couple […]

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Soy Glazed Pork Chops

Soy Glazed Pork Chops

As my passion for cook books continues, my friends are adding to it. At Christmas I received this beautiful book from a friend that she purchased for me during one of her trips in New Orleans. “ Crescent City Cooking” by Susan Spicer is just a wonderful book filled with mouth-watering recipes as well as […]

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Prawns with Lemon, Chives Butter Sauce

Prawns with Lemon, Chives Butter Sauce

Peoples have “writer’s block”, last night I had  “kitchen block”. I had absolutely no idea what I was going to make, even less had any suggestions shared with me.  I was on my own with my refrigerator. Luckily for me, Pete at Personal Gourmet Foods keeps my freezer well stacked with all sorts of wonderful […]

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Gorgonzola Risotto with Pork Chop

Gorgonzola Risotto with Pork Chop

Something new from my kitchen last nigh: Gorgonzola Risotto. We love risotto, we love gorgonzola, the combination of the two was wonderful.  The recipe was an adaptation from the cookbook “ Gourmet Today”.  The recipe requires sweet gorgonzola. I had a bit of both in the house last night, I am French and we always […]

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Champagne Rice

Champagne Rice

Happy Halloween Everyone!! Rice is so much fun to prepare.  I had half of a bottle of Champagne in the refrigerator and, as we all know, no matter how we do, the bubbles have tendency to subside after a couple of days. When preparing rice I always put a bit of white wine or champagne […]

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Cornish Game Hen with Whisky and Cream Pan Sauce

Cornish Game Hen with Whisky and Cream Pan Sauce

Cornish game hen is the perfect last-minute get together dinner meal. Easy to prepare and  half of a hen is perfect balance between both white and dark meat.  I always have two in my freezer. The whisky sauce is an adaptation from a recipe in Fine Cooking magazine. Very easy yet delicious.  The whisky evaporated as […]

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August Foodie Pen Pal

August Foodie Pen Pal

Last month I decided to join Foodie Pen Pal. A great program that allows food lovers to share recipes with other food lovers. You do not have to have a cooking blog to join.  I was very happy to put my package out in the mail for my pen pal that I did not realized […]

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