Pico de Gallo aka Salsa Fresca

In Mexican cuisine, pico de gallo literally means beak of rooster. Legend has it that fighting cocks are calmed by their handlers by placing the rooster’s head in their mouth. Yum! 😉 It is said that darkness causes birds to immediately begin the sleep cycle. Often as soon as the handler puts the bird’s head…

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Ana’s Earth Day Brown Rice & Vegetable Harvest Bake

On this day, April 22nd we demonstrate our support and protection of our beloved Mother Nature. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide and global actions are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more…

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Grandpa Louie’s Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes Carciofo

Few things ignite the deep flames of the fondest memories of my childhood than spending moments with Grandpa Louie and Grandma Lena at my parent’s cottage by the lake. If my siblings and I were fortunate enough, we would experience one of these three, rare occurrences; a sample of a freshly plucked purple fig from our…

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7 Prosperous Good Luck Foods for the New Year

“Out with the old in with the new.” This age old wish rings true in most every home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Why not welcome in the year proper with the addition of your favorite foods to ensure good fortune? Here are the wondrous 7 to help lead the way. Fish Fish are…

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Oaxacan Enchilada Breakfast Bake

This is a wonderful, slightly spicy morning casserole or bake filled with traditional Mexican ingredients and flavors. I found it very easy to put together, reminiscent of preparing lasagna, but without the noodle boil, or complicated prep of pasta sauce. I chopped a few veggies, opened a few cans, beat a few eggs, opened a…

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Mama Sylvia’s Deep South Fried Green Tomatoes

Whether they’re a childhood favorite or a new discovery, once you’ve tried Mama Sylvia’s Fried Green Tomatoes, it’ll be hard to forget ’em! The recipe for this down‐home Southern classic is so easy and delicious, you’ll want to make ’em all year long! What You’ll Need: 1 egg 1/2 cup water 1 / teaspoons salt…

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Brown Rice & Vegetable Casserole—An Earth Day Traditional Side Dish

On this day, April 22nd we demonstrate our support and protection of our beloved Mother Nature. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide and global actions are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more…

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Incredibly Simple Eggs Benedict with Easy Blender Hollandaise

On this National Eggs Benedict day I offer you a simple Eggs Benedict recipe for beginner’s. You will find yourself using it as you advance to any cooking level…promise! This version of the highly adored (well, I adore it) classic Eggs Benedict recipe is virtually ready in minutes without all of the once feared preparation….

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English Creamed Garden Peas with Red & Purple Potatoes

New red and purple potatoes and peas are treated to a warm, delectable, creamy sauce for this extraordinary, colorful side dish which makes a stunning statement on any table; holiday or everyday. Perfect alongside Easter roasts or ham. Amazingly delicious! Ingredients 2 pounds small red and purple potatoes, quartered 3 cups fresh or frozen peas…

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