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Warm Barley and Brussels Sprout Salad

This recipe is adapted from Food Network Magazine.  I get a lot of inspiration from magazines.  I usually read a recipe and then make it my own in one way or another.  In this case I couldn’t find quick cooking … Continue reading

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Black Bean Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

In an effort to eat a little healthier and a little cheaper, I have been trying to serve one or two meatless meals per week.  Black beans are low in fat and a good source of protein, fiber and folate.  They … Continue reading

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You say Porketta I say Porchetta

Porchetta is basically an Italian pork roast.  But it’s not just any old pork roast.  It’s the Madonna of pork roast.  It falls apart at the touch of a fork, it’s mouth-watering, with just a hint of spice.  A true … Continue reading

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Mini Gnome Habitat Terrarium

These adorable little terrariums make a terrific, unusual gift for your child’s teacher, neighbors, or special friends.  It’s an easy and relatively inexpensive project you can do together.  Most of the items like the mushrooms and trees come in packages … Continue reading

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