Happiness Is Only Real When Shared

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I abandoned blogging here for a very long time. HAPPINESS [is] ONLY REAL WHEN SHARED ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild I’m ashamed to say since January 2011. I’ve been busy with work and life, sounds rather typical but for me I had a lot of life adjusting to do. If you’re a return visitor, thank you for […]

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Swiss Beef Quesadilla

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Lunch with Leftovers! The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. – Calvin Trillin Some days lunch just needs to be quick while utilizing leftovers.  Quesadillas seem to be a satisfying winner that is easy to modify […]

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Unstuffed Pepper Soup

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My favorite meal that my mom makes is Stuffed Peppers.  It has been a long time favorite of mine.  It isn’t my favorite meal when others make it, nor when I make it.  My mom just has the perfect knack for making stuffed peppers – I love them.  Almost every birthday, she will make me […]

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5 Minute Rolled Mozzarella

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There are times when making food requires super quick.  I can get these put together in 5 minutes (maybe even less).  There are so many possible combinations for Rolled Mozzarella.  I usually make it with a batch of bruschetta or pesto. (Making two appetizers out of one is another huge time saver.) My favorite bruschetta recipe of […]

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Caramelized Onion Dip

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Adapted from 101cookbooks.com This is a great dip, love it. My Changes: The original recipe calls for 3/4 cup of Greek Yogurt.  I am not a huge fan of Greek Yogurt so I cut it in half and added cream cheese.  Also, I used vidalia sweets onions and caramelized them lighter.  I also added chives […]

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