Monthly Archives: May 2011

>Lemony Chickenless Strips, Artichokes and Peas

> This was one of those nights where I had one ingredient that I really wanted to use (lemon thyme) and created the meal completely around it.  It turned out creamy lemony good!  I served it with Sun Dried Tomato … Continue reading

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Sun Dried Tomato and Caper Pilaf

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  Tired of just plain rice? We were, so I decided to try something new with a few ingredients I had laying around.  The little vegan can be finicky, especially when ingredients are mixed together, but if I have things … Continue reading

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La Socca with Lemon Thyme – Garbanzo Bean Flour Crepe

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  Until picking up the Williams-Sonoma Savoring Appetizers I had never heard of these little cakes originating in Nice, France.  I am rather surprised that with so many people having trouble digesting gluten that these crepes haven’t received more love.  … Continue reading

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Pea, Corn and Hearts of Palm Salad

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When I was a little one of my favorite things to go to Grandma’s for wasn’t the cookies or sweets but a simple salad she made out of peas and cheddar cheese.  This salad actually got my husband to like … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Soup

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After making the Cream of Mushroom Soup we have been eager to experiment with other creamy soups.  What is better comfort soup than a grilled cheese with creamy tomato soup?  It came out yummalicious and was fairly easy!  The basil … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Cake with White Chocolate Icing

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A candy store in where I grew up made caramel apples that were dipped in white chocolate and then sprinkled with brown sugar and cinnamon.  They were amazing and that is where this idea came from. The DFV family liked … Continue reading

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Caramel Sauce

Miss caramel ice cream Sundays? This works perfect.  Use your imagination and put it on anything you would use caramel sauce for.  Warning, it is a long process.  To make it right you will need at least 2 hours.  You … Continue reading

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Beet Cilantro Salad with Clementine Vinaigrette

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  We love beets and are always trying to figure out new ways to eat them.  While reading some South American recipes I found a beet with orange salad that sounded pretty tasty so I ran with that recipe and … Continue reading

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Baked Jalapenos

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In the days when dairy and fast food were still part of my diet, this one establishment had Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers with a Raspberry Dipping Sauce. I loved the mix of sweet and spicy and have craved those little … Continue reading

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Herb Dressing

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  While attempting to make jalapeno poppers I realized that I needed a dip and I knew that many restaurants serve them with Ranch Dressing.  Honestly,  I don’t remember the last time I had Ranch or what it tasted like … Continue reading

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