Citrus and Garden Vegetable Chicken Salad with Cava Vinaigrette

Feb 17, 14 Citrus and Garden Vegetable Chicken Salad with Cava Vinaigrette

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I know, I know. It’s the dead of winter (in the northern hemisphere, at least,) and when it’s this cold, I often want to eat like a caveman and keep myself warm with as much HOT food as possible. However, it’s the middle of the day, the sun is shining on top of all this snow and I thought, let’s look ahead...

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An Orgy of Peppermint Tea: Thug in a Teacup

Feb 16, 14 An Orgy of Peppermint Tea: Thug in a Teacup

Posted by in Recipes, Sweet

YUM. My taste buds are so happy right now! We’re voluntarily house-bound to all the blizzards and my nose is just a little bit stuffed up. It’s one of those days when you want a hot drink and have already had too much coffee, but none of your teas are speaking to you. Ever felt that? I decided to see what I had on hand...

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Help Me Make This Better! Rosemary and Black Olive Cod Filets

Feb 15, 14 Help Me Make This Better! Rosemary and Black Olive Cod Filets

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We’ve been on a “new recipe” kick lately, as the four of us (myself, hubby Simon, 8 and 10 year old sons) felt we’d gotten into a food rut. So I surfed the web and was inspired by a few recipes, one of which was this one: Black Bass with Rosemary Olive Vinaigrette. I always, but ALWAYS have to make recipes...

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Simon’s Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Feb 06, 14 Simon’s Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

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This is such a tried and true go-to dish for us, and every time Simon makes it, I ask him what’s in it. He never answers me (or perhaps doesn’t remember because he’s moving so fast and it’s second nature.) This time, I stalked him and came up with the recipe… 6 deboned, de-skinned chicken thighs 3 inch...

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My Favorite Local Aussie Restaurant

Jan 25, 14 My Favorite Local Aussie Restaurant

Posted by in Family Stuff, Recipes

Though this article is going up on the 25th in my time zone, in Australia it’s already the 26th, ie Australia Day, which celebrates the arrival of Captain Phillips’ first boat in 1788.  Happy, happy and cheers!! Can you legitimately add a restaurant to your favorites list if you’ve only eaten there twice? I say...

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Amazing Australian Seafood

Jan 24, 14 Amazing Australian Seafood

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Our family just returned from three glorious weeks in Australia, where January is mid-summer and blissful.  We swam, hiked, kayaked and lazed in the sun every day, and even though it was a working vacation, we had a wonderful time. As we’ve returned to a snowy New York winter, I’m dreaming of all the beautiful FOOD we...

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