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Raspberry Balsamic Dressing

 

  This is a dressing that I used at my daughter’s wedding and other events I have catered. It is light with a hint of sweetness.  If your raspberries are still frozen, put them in the microwave for a minute or two until the juice runs easily. The secret is […]

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Thyme Infused Leek Soup

 

  If you find yourself in the woods this spring, look for the red colored ramps which can be used in this recipe.  When we backpack in the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming, we always look for ramps and put them in whatever soup, stew, or main dish is on […]

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Court Bouillon

 

  I knew my article was on page 23 of  the Cooking Light Magazine, but it took  a friend to point out that it was my recipe on the cover! Wow, that is my recipe isn’t it?  How I had missed this little detail is beyond me.  It is a […]

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Granola With Pomegranate

 

  Granola takes minutes to make in the microwave.  It is as quick as any breakfast and I love to put all kinds of yummy things in it…..like walnuts, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), flax seeds, and coconut – not to mention dried fruit. For this particular recipe, I left out the […]

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Chili Cornbread Wrapped in Corn Husks

 

  On a whim I decided  to make some chili powder. I took a handful of dried chilies, baked them even drier in my oven, and used a little coffee grinder to make chili powder out of them.  Andria walked in the house after her sports practice, ravenous, ready-to-eat-cardboard-hungry and […]

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Crawfish Etouffee

 

 Louisiana holds great memories for me. I was young, just married, totally in love  (now married 30 years and counting) and hosting my own TV cooking show. Crawfish were always a popular topic, and I had more than a few stories to tell. I am not sure if everyone was […]