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Easy paella with prawns and chorizo

I haven’t written any recipe recently since my carrot cake recipe here, so I thought it might be time to share with you something I have recently cooked and really enjoyed. 417 more words


#The100DayProject : New Direction for The Blue Plate and Cobalt Platter

For the few who follow, this sweet little blog has helped me chronicle recipes I love, discover, and include in daily life. it has helped motivate me on the nights when i wasn’t feeling cooking dinner, planning dinner parties, or avoiding the inevitable pull of “let’s just go out to eat/get take-out.” We’re no different than most families, couples, or individuals who want to save money, eat good food, (and not have nervous breakdowns over “what do we have for dinner?”) 551 more words

Always "After" Me Lucky Charms - The Tardy Paddy's Party

Everybody loves a party, but there is something about a Southerner that makes them reach lunge for any excuse to celebrate.

We’ve always focused on our Scottish ancestry (David’s a Douglas and I’m a Ferguson) but I do, at least, have some Irish heritage as well (McCormick on my Daddy’s side, should anyone require legitimacy.) 467 more words

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Beetroot Chutney

Finally I’m back with a proper food post. Although I have to admit the lazy cow in me almost got the upper hand when I woke up and realised it was already past 11:30 am! 504 more words


Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Olives (Orecchiette con Pomodori Secchi e Olive)

Cooking a delicious weekday meal can be as quick as it takes to cook the pasta. Thanks to my blogging friend Simona and her wonderful blog Grembiule da cucina, here’s another one. 376 more words


The Sunday Pizza - Black Bean Nacho Pizza

This week’s Sunday Pizza Recipe is a Black Bean Nacho Pizza. It’s from one of my favorite go to sites EatingWell. http://www.eatingwell.com/

Black Bean Nacho Pizza… 503 more words


Kitchen Hint of the Day!

To cut down on odors when cooking cabbage, cauliflower, etc., add a little vinegar to the cooking water.