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Spicy Chocolate Bark for Valentine's Day

by | Monday, January 25, 2016 | 0 comment(s)
Spicy chocolate what could be better?

Every Christmas my friend Caroline and her daughters make home-made food gifts.One year they made dried tomatillo slices, this year they made lovely orange marmalade—last year they made a collection of different flavored chocolate bark

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New Coffee Rub!!!

by | Monday, January 12, 2015 | 0 comment(s)
New Coffee Rub

There are some things that I am just naturally resistant to doing—there is little logical reason behind my opinion, it’s more of a knee-jerk reaction. Creating a coffee rub was one of these things. I guess it seemed a bit trendy and novel. (To read more click the title.)

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Apples & Pears Grilled with Mulling Spices

by | Monday, October 20, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Grilled fruit like apples and pears can be a nice addition to pork and duck dishes, as a condiment for cheese; or they can play center stage as a fabulous, not overly sweetened dessert--which is how I used them the other day. TO READ MORE CLICK THE TITLE

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Catching Up

by | Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

I have definitely let this blog go for too long without an update.I’ve been kind-of under the weather and, as a procrastinator, just kept putting it off and feeling stressed about putting it off and putting it off some more! As I mentioned I haven’t been feeling tip-top; so, my doctor has suggested an elimination diet--just gluten and dairy … just no cheese, or cream, or yogurt, or cream, or cheese.  I’m ok with leaving off gluten; I’m not a bread hound.But for some reason eliminating the...

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