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Hearty Beef Stew

Hearty Beef Stew – Mmmm…. I love stew – beef, chicken, shrimp, all different varieties that are a great comfort meal during this time of the year.  With the weather getting cooler – stews, soups and roasts are made weekly in my home. 

Here is a great Hearty Beef Stew recipe from Stew Leonard’s….

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November 29, 2010 Posted by | Autumn, Fall, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Veggie Pizza with Garlic Hummus

Veggie Pizza with Garlic Hummus – from Cuisine at Home…

What a delicious twist – pizza made with hummus – I must try this!

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                                  ~~~~~~~~~~~~  CLICK Here for RECIPE  ~~~~~~~~~~~~

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September 4, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easter Recipes

Mmmm – Easter Recipes…

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Here are a few from allrecipes.com ** CLICK **

A few more from FoodNetwork.com ** CLICK **

And from BettyCrocker.com ** CLICK **

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April 3, 2010 Posted by | Baking, Recipes, The Food Network | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Oven Roasted Cauliflower from Emeril on Good Morning America

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                                ~~~~~~~~~~~~  CLICK Here to View Recipe  ~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Yum!  Cauliflower with Gaaaaarlic!

March 5, 2010 Posted by | Good Morning America, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dinner and a Movie

Dinner and a Movie Award Winning Recipes from Food Network

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                                ~~~~~~~~~~~~  CLICK Here to View Recipes  ~~~~~~~~~~~~

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And from AllRecipes.com ~~~~~ CLICK Here for more Award Winning Recipes!

Great ideas just in time for the Oscars!

February 26, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Pioneer Woman on GMA

The Pioneer Woman on Good Morning America! ~~CLICK to View the GMA segment~~

You can imagine how excited I was when I learned the Ree DrummondThe Pioneer Woman – was going to be on Good Morning America cooking up some of her recipes!  I’ve been following her site for over a year now – loving every recipe, photo and story.  She is my idol – for sure!

Here are some of her recipes that she shared with us yesterday on GMA:

For more FANTASTIC recipes…. check out The Pioneer Woman’s Blog – and – her Cookbook!

                              Photo from – Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider and taken by Bill Nygard

February 26, 2010 Posted by | Good Morning America, Recipes, The Pioneer Woman, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Emerils Roasted Pork Loin

Emerils Roasted Pork Loin…

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February 23, 2010 Posted by | Good Morning America, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Spaghetti Carbonara From Food Network

Yum!  Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe from Food Network…

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January 18, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Networks Top 50 Recipes of 2009

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                                                Food Networks Top Recipes of 2009

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***************  CLICK Here to View Recipes  ***************

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December 31, 2009 Posted by | Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Julia Child and Julie & Julia

My mom and I finally watched the movie Julie & Julia.  A movie based on the true lives of 2 women – Julia Child and Julie Powell.  What a delight!

I truly enjoy watching cooking shows and watching Julia Child – played by Meryl Streep – made me strive to want to be a better cook – and watching Julie Powell – played by Amy Adams – inspired me to be a better writer and blogger.  Watching both women – made me hungry!  All the wonderful dishes they made and all the butter that was used – well, all I can say is… “Bon Appetit!”

Here is Julia Child making a omlette…

and here is the Julie & Julia trailer

~~~  CLICK for more info on Julie & Julia on Good Morning America  ~~~

** Photos are from Google Imagery

December 16, 2009 Posted by | Fun Post, Movies, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Talking Turkey from Healthy Eats

Talking Turkey from Healthy Eats…

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~CLICK ~ to view tips like – Fresh vs. Frozen – Defrosting a Frozen Bird – How Big? – Cooking Time – and Important Tools.

Thanksgiving Day was a holiday that was celebrated at either my parents or my in-laws home.  In the past few years, my husband and I have taken on this holiday.  We invite both sides of our families and friends – and I am thankful for all the on-line help from useful sites like www.HealthyEats.com !

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November 12, 2009 Posted by | Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Pasta – Inexpensive, Filling and Yummy!

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Looking to stretch your dollar and make easy, nutritious and delicious meals – PASTA!  I stock up when I shop at Shaw’s Supermarket in my hometown of New Fairfield, CT – when they have their 10 for $10 weekly sale items.  Many times, it is pasta – my favorite!

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There are so many different ways to prepare Pasta.  Here are just a few…

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Please keep in mind that you can change these recipes around – omitting certain ingredients to suite your taste buds and your budget.

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For an even healthier dish, use Whole Wheat Pasta.  If your not crazy about the taste, mix half in with regular pasta

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Do you have leftover chili – chicken – veggies – steak – hotdogs? Cook some pasta, mix with your left overs and Voila!

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March 25, 2009 Posted by | Fun Post, Rachael Ray, Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cooking on a Budget – The Great Depression Way

On Good Morning America, a 93 year old great grandmother showed how she saves money by cooking the great depression way.  She learned how to cook on a budget through her mother during the Great Depression and now has her own site – “Depression Cooking with Clara” <CLICK> . 

Also, check out Clara’s Blog <CLICK>

Here is Clara’s Pasta with Peas Recipe and a tale of living through the Great Depression.

 

I love the way Clara’s kitchen looks like a grandma’s kitchen – everything from her pots, utensils and where the olive oil is kept gives her stories and cooking history.

February 28, 2009 Posted by | Economy, Good Morning America, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , | 1 Comment

Holiday Cooking, Baking & Drinks!

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Oh the Holidays is always associated with FOOD!!  Here are some delicious recipes from some of my favorite sites:

Please keep in mind that once you visit these different sites – go exploring on them for more Holiday Recipes and Entertaining Ideas!

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Whether you and your family celebrate one or more of these Holidays – ENJOY!!

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December 15, 2008 Posted by | Christmas, Fun Post, Hanukkah, Uncategorized, Winter | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving Day

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Oh My!  It’s almost Thanksgiving Day – and I’m still looking at different recipes and ideas – always wanting to surprise my guests

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Of course – The Food Network is my FAVORITE!

Between working with all my clients – approximately 8 to 10 hours a day on the computer– along with appointments viewing homes and being in the office – AND let’s not forget the family!– 5 kids and my hubby – which equals to many beds to be made – 4 to 6 loads of laundry a day – dinner EVERY night as a family and constantly cleaning, dusting and picking up after everyone – including Tisha – our dog, Moe – our cat, Chico, Cha-Cha and Fofita our Cockatiels and all the fish! Whew!  I will squeeze in my baking, cooking and preparing for Thanksgiving Day with pleasure!

I will be stirring…cake-mix

and baking…

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and preparing…

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and I will be drinking lots of coffee!

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Off to an appointment – the supermarket for the 5th time this week! and a few more errands… HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY EVE TO ALL!!

November 26, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, Home, Life as a Realtor, Realtor, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment