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Merguez Ground Goat Meatballs

Merguez Ground Goat Meatballs are a fantastic way to enjoy the flavors of Northern African cuisine at home.  Goat is a wonderful protein that is...

Cinnamon Basil Cookies

This time of year, I start craving flavors like fresh basil.  In pasta. In pesto. In omlettes. In anything with tomatoes.  I love the bright...

Breakfast for a Crowd

Holidays. Family reunions. Office potlucks. Church socials. Guests in town. Friends in need.  There are so many reasons we make recipes for a crowd.  Sometimes...

Little Food, Big Flavor–Braised Beef Cheek Sliders

Small plates.  Appetizers.  Starters.  Noshes.  Tiny bites.  Tapas.  Whatever you call it, I love the idea of grazing around a buffet table.  Pick a little,...

Pork & Ricotta Meatballs in Parmesan Broth

Meatballs.  Whenever you see meatballs at a restaurant, are you too embarrassed to order them because you feel like you’re ordering off of the kids’...

Stewed Sausages with Fennel Tomato Sauce

I love my pot. No, not the leafy, green stuff.  I love my big, red, 8 quart Martha Stewart cast iron dutch oven pot.  First...

Lime Corn and Bell Pepper Chow-Dah

Dang, this time of year just beckons me to make soup!  But soup isn’t always friendly to one’s waistline, you know?  I mean, a hearty...

Baked Good Monday–Citrus Zucchini Bread

“Good day, Sunshine!  Good day, Sunshine!”  Because I’m actually singing that this morning, be glad you’re not sitting next to me since my singing voice...

Peppered Pasta with Ramps

In the Spring, local farmer’s markets are full of seasonal produce.  The tables of beautiful vegetables, fruits, fresh meats, and local items just scream for...

Wrapped, Skewered & Grilled: Turkey Kebaps

No, I’m not talking about the new “50 Shades” movie.  I’m talking about meat on a stick, my friends.  And as if the idea of...