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Chicken Avocado Suiza

Chicken Avocado Suiza is a delicious pan seared chicken breast topped with melted cheese,  creamy avocado and a fragrant roasted tomatillo sauce. This recipe was inspired by the flavors of one of my favorite Mexican comfort meals, chicken enchiladas Suizas. I … Continue reading

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Spring Is Late, Mud Season Has Arrived

After enduring New England’s harsh winters, I believe springtime is one of the most beautiful and must longed for seasons that comes our way but spring is late this year. Usually in April, the green floor of our orchard is … Continue reading

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Small Plates Or Tapas, Let’s Party

In today’s restaurant scene, you can’t help but notice the growing number of restaurants that feature small plates, tapas, meze or antipasti on their menu. Bistros, wine bars, and gastropubs often suggest that you make a meal from several small, savory plates … Continue reading

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The Burger Bar

The Burger Bar is not your usual hamburger joint, far from it. Located in the attractive Donald Ross Village Plaza in Palm Beach Gardens, the Burger Bar is pure Florida fun…sophisticated yet funky, gourmet but casual. With its striking black and … Continue reading

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What A Winter

What A Winter…four snowstorms in less than a month! Thank goodness, that my husband and I could get away for a couple of weeks. Each February, weary of the winter cold and snow, we head south to celebrate our anniversary in … Continue reading

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Warm Lentil Salad With Merguez…A French Bistro Meal

A Warm Lentil Salad, an item found on many French bistro menus, is a simple but flavorful dish when topped with spicy lamb Merguez sausages. Old fashioned French comfort food at its best, it’s perfect for either lunch or your evening meal. … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived eases the sorrow of sawing “goodbye”.  My mother has passed away and while our family will miss her, we are grateful that she had a long and happy life. My mother, Juanita Hughes, passed away peacefully in … Continue reading

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A Change In Latitudes

Seeking an escape from the harsh winters of New England, my husband and I decided it was time for A Change In Latitudes and a new adventure in our lives somewhere it is warm. A more southerly place with a laid … Continue reading

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Good Luck In The New Year

The wish “Good Luck In The New Year“ will be spoken in many different languages by millions of people around the world as we ring in the New Year. Part of this annual celebration may include eating certain foods that … Continue reading

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Christmas Time Is Here Once More

How quickly time passes, Christmas Time Is Here Once More. The trees are all trimmed, the stockings are hung, and the cakes and cookies are baked. Come in out of the cold and join me in our country kitchen for … Continue reading

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