Author Archives: Karen

Goat Cheese & Lemon Ravioli

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Goat Cheese and Lemon Ravioli Serves 4     Pasta dough   3 tablespoons olive oil 3 eggs 2 ½ cups flour, extra for rolling ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric Grated zest of 3 lemons   Filling   11 ounces soft … Continue reading

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Shrimp Spring Rolls – Appetizers

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Shrimp Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce     Peanut Dipping Sauce   1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 1/4 cup hot water 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons soy sauce 4 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes   … Continue reading

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Steak with Caramelized Onion Flatbread – Dinner – Lunch – Recipes

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Naan flatbread can be used in so many wonderful ways, simply enjoy by grilling and spread with butter or use your imagination to create savory meals that are prefect for dinner, lunch or for parties Steak with Caramelized Onion Flatbreads Serves … Continue reading

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Chicken Paupiettes with Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce – Dinner – Recipes

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A paupiette is a thin piece of meat or fish that is stuffed and rolled before cooking. You can stuff with anything that you like and have on hand — cheese, chopped cooked vegetables, prosciutto or bacon, spinach, etc.  Paupiettes … Continue reading

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Pork Tinga Soft Tacos with Avocado Salad – Dinner – Recipes

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Wow!  This is right up there with one of my favorite recipes ever… I love all types of food but food with lots of layers of spices and intense flavors get me every time.  The chipotle peppers and adobo sauce … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Non-Alcoholic Mango-Citrus Cocktail – Drinks – Recipes

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New Year’s Day Non-Alcoholic Mango-Citrus Cocktail   1 mango, peeled & sliced 3/4 tablespoon sugar 1 cup orange juice 4 ice cubes 1 cup sparkling lemon-lime water   In a blender, place mango, sugar, orange juice and ice cubes and … Continue reading

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Creamy Broccoli Soup – Soups – Recipes

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I made this soup for my mom today.  She was looking at the market the other day for a broccoli soup and I suggested that I make one for her homemade but she didn’t want me to go to any … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup – Dinner – Soups – Recipes

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The Fall season always makes me crave soup and this past week I was craving something a little spicy.  I really didn’t have all the ingredients in mind that I wanted to use, but that is what I enjoy most … Continue reading

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Fall Dinner Party Tablescape – Entertaining

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Chocolate Pots with Polenta Orange Cookies – Desserts – Recipes

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A wonderful silky and rich dessert.  Ideal for dinner parties and can be made the day before your party.  Chocolate Pots with Polenta Orange Cookies   Serves 8   Chocolate Pots   2 cups heavy cream ¾ pound semisweet chocolate … Continue reading

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