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Easter Egg Salad

It’s Easter and your fridge is filled with 3 dozen beautifully dyed hard-boiled eggs.  Now what?  May I offer a suggestion? Spanish Egg Salad I love egg salad, it’s simple, inexpensive and very versatile.  You can add lots of things … Continue reading

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Giada De Laurentiis’ Red Wine Risotto with Peas

Dinner last night was based on three important facts: 1. I love Risotto 2. I am a HUGE Giada De Laurentiis fan 3. I had a quarter bottle of red wine left over from Saturday’s party that I needed to … Continue reading

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Fall Festivities

Happy October everyone!  I sort of intentionally and sort of unintentionally took September off from blogging.  A new month means a fresh start and it is the start of my favorite season. So to kick things off and celebrate the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker + Lavender

On our recent trip to the Pacific Northwest one of my favorite stops was in Sequim, Washington.  Sequim, pronounced Squim, is the lavender capital of North America.  We just made a quick stop in the town as we drove around … Continue reading

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A Saturday in the Life of a Foodie

Today I was up early (by my standards) even though I was out late last night for drinks with friends at Bleu and Sycamore in downtown Columbia, MO. At 9 am I rolled into the Columbia Farmers Market feeling very … Continue reading

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Grilled Pizza!

In my back yard we have a wonderful fire pit where we have bonfires for fun and for cooking. Even though I love grilling, sometimes I get a little bored with veggie and shrimp skewers (which are my standby since … Continue reading

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Food for my Father

Yesterday was Father’s Day and my Dad was returning from a concert he attended the night before. My parents were due back from Kansas City at 5:00 so I decided to surprise my Dad with some of his favorite foods. … Continue reading

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