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My favorite, very easy Crepe recipe!

I love crepes!  No matter how you pronounce it;  creps or crapes.  Just as long as they taste good. Below is my favorite recipe for basic crepes.  Use these for sweet or savory fillings.  Always good for the classic Crepes Suzette, or just with some jam or jelly for a quick treat or breakfast on […]

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  December 18, 2012   No comments

Food Funnies! One Liners

These crack me up.  Enjoy! A friend got some vinegar in his ear, now he suffers from pickled hearing. Do chickens think rubber humans are funny? Each day I try to enjoy something from each of the four food groups: the bonbon group, the salty-snack group, the caffeine group, and the “whatever-the-thing-in-the-tinfoil-in-the-back-of-the-fridge-is” group.

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  March 31, 2012   No comments

Chinese Chicken Salad – Kitchen Sink Style!

Two days ago I had a great Chinese Chicken Salad and haven’t been able to get it out of my mind since.  So I decided I needed one right now!  In the fridge I had chicken thighs, butter and romaine lettuces, asparagus, an orange, sliced almonds, dried pineapple (that doesn’t happen often), and in the […]

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  February 8, 2012   No comments

TORTURED ORCHARD’S GOLDEN SAUCE Two Ways

This powerfully tasteful mustard pepper sauce may be my favorite of TORTURED ORCHARDS many great sauces so far!  And it is so complete with flavor that as a marinade for your protein you don’t need anything else.  It could not be more quick and easy to make a palate pleasing plate (how about that alliteration?) […]

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  December 4, 2011   No comments

Kenzie’s Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake

I’m Kenzie, the birthday girl! This is my Minnie Mouse cake   These are my Minnie Mouse Cupcakes     Should I?         It’s called quality control, Uncle Jared.          Here, you try.         Mommy!  Carson!  Why are you setting fire to my Minnie Mouse cake?     […]

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  November 26, 2011   6 comments

Cumin-Lime Swordfish with Grape Salsa Recipe

When I went grocery shopping the other day I knew I wanted some sort of fish with salsa, great for summertime.  Well, as usual, I’m going for what’s on sale that day.  Swordfish was that days manager’s special, so I picked up four nice looking pieces.  I didn’t want the usual salsas I make like tomato […]

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  August 25, 2011   3 comments

Fresh Sweet Corn Tips

Always shuck your sweetcorn at the very last minute. Pull off the silks (the hairy stuff), then strip off the husks. Boil a large pot of water, add salt…lots of salt. Reduce water to a simmer and drop in the corn cobs for 15-20 minutes. Strain the corn cobs and slather in butter and more […]

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  August 17, 2011   No comments

Quick and Easy Kale Chip Recipe

Making kale chips could not be easier.  For those of us who really love that salty crunch now and again… and again, they are a great alternative to regular high fat, high calorie chips…and mighty tasty!  And very inexpensive!!   So easy and fast to make.  Here you go: One bunch of kale EVOO (a Rachael […]

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  July 1, 2011   3 comments