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Winter squash comes in many varieties and colors – very tempting to buy as a Fall decoration. Of course, cooking them may seem a bit daunting… what with the potential for slicing off a finger or two. 528 more words

Bonnie Antonini


I can’t deny it – I’m a huge potato lover. Mashed, French fried, hash browned, scalloped, and baked: I love them all! (It must be a trait inherited from my Irish mother.) 462 more words

Bonnie Antonini

BLEU CHEESE MASHED POTATOES: Jazzing Up A Standard Recipe!

Good old mashed potatoes. Straight forward. Easy to prepare. And, most of all, filling. This last one is important if you have picky eater children (I speak from experience). 294 more words

Bonnie Antonini

SPICY CORN FRITTERS - Crispy Pancakes With A Sweet & Sour Kick!

Corn on the cob is great, but sometimes one wants to enjoy fresh corn without having to floss our teeth before smiling afterwards.

SPICY CORN FRITTERS to the rescue! 364 more words

Bonnie Antonini

Creamy Cilantro Coleslaw

A light and creamy summer salad perfect for serving with grilled or barbecued meats. Flavored with lime juice and fresh jalapenos, the dressing on this coleslaw is tangy and slightly spicy, not sweet like a traditional coleslaw. 157 more words


FARRO-ASPARAGUS SALAD - A Lovely Summer Salad!

1/2Apparently, there’s yet another new-to-me ancient wheat grain called farro. It’s kind of similar to brown rice, but heartier with a nutty taste. As a gal who gets around (well, at least, is nearby) I figured I’d give it a try. 483 more words

Bonnie Antonini

My Kind of Salad

I don’t know if this is a regional dish, or if they appear at holiday dinners everywhere, but I grew up with what my family calls “24-hour salad” at almost every holiday meal. 433 more words