Monthly Archives: July 2016

Golden Ring Sparkling Limoncello Cocktail. Listening To Kids.

Here’s a refreshing drink for a warm July, soon to be August, night. Limoncello, the sweet, lemon-flavored Italian liqueur, adds a lovely hint of citrus to the bubbly. Golden Ring Sparkling Limoncello Cocktail Ingredients: 1 tablespoon limoncello Sparkling white wine … Continue reading

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Cherry Cream Crunch. New Music From We Were Sons.

Q: What’s the difference between a canoe and a miser? A: A canoe will sometimes tip. Mmmmm. Cherries. Cream. Crunch. This is a yummy dessert with lemony filling and juicy cherries sandwiched between buttery layers packed with coconut, oats and … Continue reading

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Grilled Ham Steak With Peach-Mustard Glaze. Spinach Salad with Grilled Peaches and Gorgonzola.

Seen recently through my lens: My youngest graduated from elementary school. (sniff) Of course I made a cake. We saw twenty one pilots and they were incredible. I love my new T-shirt. Took a family trip to Ojai, CA Flew … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi With Watermelon Salsa. New Music From Emily Capell.

Looking for something a little bit different to start off a meal or to serve with drinks? Try this recipe for Grilled Halloumi With Watermelon Salsa. The bright, fresh salsa with fresh herbs and a touch of lime is the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cakes. Listening To Flight Of The Conchords.

I love Rainbow Cakes. (Like this one, this one, this one and these. Oh…pancakes, too.) My son requested a Rainbow Cake for his birthday. I wanted to try something new. Cue in these beautiful cakes. In addition to the rainbow … Continue reading

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Penne Alla Vecchia Bettola. New Music From Leagues.

Anyone else love House? Or are you addicted to pasta? You know a recipe is going to be good when it has over 300 positive comments about it. And, of course, since Ina Garten is involved then it’s a sure … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Crisp. New Music From Ruby The Rabbitfoot.

Q: Why did the rabbit keep hitting his head on the piano? A: He was playing by ear. Cherries have burst on the scene. My daughter brings home a bag teeming with the beautiful ruby fruit a couple times a … Continue reading

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Skillet Chicken Nachos. New Music From Okkervil River.

⬆︎⬆︎⬆︎ More about that later! First, I’m sharing this easy, fast and fun recipe for Skillet Chicken Nachos. Veggies, beans and cheese join taco flavored chicken atop crunchy tortilla chips. Really good. Skillet Chicken Nachos Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Burgers. New Music From Auna Sims.

You’re gonna want to take a big bite out of these mega burgers that are chock full of goodies. Teriyaki flavored cheddar cheeseburgers are layered with grilled portobello caps, pineapple, and maple glazed onions. Super good. Teriyaki Burgers Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate, Pistachio & Smoked Sea Salt Cookies. New Music From FDMDXFD.

Q: How can a room full of people be empty? A: If everyone in the room is married, there isn’t a single person in it. Here is a fantastic chocolate chip recipe from the equally fabulous Joy The Baker. Pistachios … Continue reading

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