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Vanilla Chai Tea Latte Mix - A Quick and Delicious Food Gift For Friends and Neighbors

Each Christmas I like to do a homemade food gift for friends and neighbors.  Every year I pick something different to make. Last year I made… 662 more words


How To Make Perfect Hot Cocoa (With Tips From Jacques Torres)

Enjoying a warm mug filled with melted chocolate sounds like the secret to surviving (and even loving) the frosty season. Too bad many of us have being relying on stale, prepackaged hot cocoa for far too long. 489 more words


Lemony Chicken Quinoa Soup

It is cold and rainy in LA, so that means it’s soup weather!  I made this soup and have eaten it for lunch and dinner every day since.   143 more words

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Sweet Potato Beef Stew

A Savory Sweet Potato Beef Stew


  • Stew Meat (desired amount)
  • Oil (for browning meat)
  • Flour (for breading stew meat)
  • 1 pckg McCormick Beef Stew Mix…
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Comfort Foods ~ Soups & More

Braised Oxtail

To my knowledge, I only ever ate oxtail once when I was growing up, when our Filipino exchange student’s grandmother was visiting and doing all the cooking around graduation time. 508 more words


Parsley root patties or vegetarian burgers

As I mentioned some time ago, root vegetables season is in full swing. I took profit of this matter of fact to ask my grandmother – who’s very willing to provide me the good Eastern European stuff that I can’t find around here – to send me some parsley root. 878 more words


Christmas Tea

When I went to visit my neighbour last week, she was in the kitchen drying some orange peel in the oven. I wondered why and she showed me that she was going to make Christmas tea. 314 more words