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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Summer is in full swing and on a hot, humid evening we like to eat a little lighter. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps, which are a popular appetizer served in many restaurants, are easy to make and serve at home. The wraps are great … Continue reading

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Moving Is Never Fun

Moving Is Never Fun…it’s stressful. For weeks you seem to sort through your life as you pack up boxes…deciding what you will take with you when you move, what will be donated to charity and what needs to be left … Continue reading

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Maine, Where Memories Are Made

It Must Be Maine; The Way Life Should Be After spending five delightful summers at our lakeside cottage in Maine, I have to say that the above state slogan is very appropriate although I think it could be, Maine, Where … Continue reading

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Southwestern Salad

Summer has officially arrived and during the hot weather people often enjoy a salad for lunch or dinner. Salad plates piled high with fresh vegetables will fill you up but can sometimes be boring but they don’t have to be. … Continue reading

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A Tribute To Fathers

Fathers everywhere are being celebrated this Sunday. I would like to join in with A Tribute To My Father. I know how lucky I was to have had the opportunity to grow up knowing the love my father had for … Continue reading

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An Italian Frittata, A Quick Meal With Lots Of Flavor

An Italian Frittata, A Quick Meal With Lots Of Flavor is great any time of the day. It is similar to an omelet but is much easier to prepare as it doesn’t require being folded over onto itself so it … Continue reading

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Three Years On The Back Roads

“Little Treasures discovered while exploring the back roads of life.” Little did I realize when I wrote those words three years ago when I started Back Road Journal that the treasures I would find along the way would be the friendship of … Continue reading

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Shrimp Scampi With Spaghetti And Garlicky Breadcrumbs

For those busy days when you think there is no way you can prepare dinner because you are either too tired or don’t have enough time,  think about making Shrimp Scampi With Spaghetti And Garlicky Breadcrumbs. In 30 minutes or less, … Continue reading

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Tips On Growing Tomatoes Successfully

Growing Tomatoes Successfully is a little like raising children, they both need nourishment, a warm home environment, and tender loving care. Whether you want to grow several rows of heirloom  tomatoes in a large vegetable garden in the country or just … Continue reading

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Almondine or Amandine

Almondine or Amandine, is a fancy name for a simple food preparation that can change a bland and boring dish into something special. Trout almondine or amandine, (the spelling depends on if  you are American or European) and sole almondine … Continue reading

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