Archive for June, 2009

Red White and Blue Ice

Red White and Blue Ice

Want to make some fun for your kids while you are preparing the BBQ this weekend?  Assign this recipe to the kids so you can check one item off your ‘to do’ list.  The kids will enjoy contributing to the meal and you can boast to your guests that they helped!  This recipe adds some […]

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Cupcakes Got the Blues

Cupcakes Got the Blues

I get the feeling everyone took this week off and I hope it’s because they are preparing a lovely feast for the Independence Day BBQ. In case that is the truth (is everyone grinning yet?), here is another recipe for holiday. Red Velvet Cupcakes with blueberry frosting! Cupcake Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. flour 1 1/2 […]

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Blueberry & Raspberry Delight

Blueberry & Raspberry Delight

As we countdown to the big firecracker weekend, here is another red, white and blue dish that will look gorgeous at your festivities.  Make sure you get a clear or a frosted dish to put this in so your guests can view the beauty.  I use an over-sized clear martini glass (plastic of course for […]

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Independence Day

Independence Day

With the big BBQ holiday of the year a week a way, I thought I would share with you my menu for the Fourth of July extravaganza I hosted last year.  I had 50 people over for a backyard BBQ, swimming and a day of general good times.  The menu required a bit of planning […]

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Lebanon Bologna Roll Ups

Lebanon Bologna Roll Ups

I am sitting here this morning dreaming of very thinly sliced Lebanon Bologna. I grew up eating this in sandwiches as well as stealing a few away from the packaging when Mommie wasn’t looking.  I love its sweet, smokey flavor.  Love.  One recipe that has been in our family (and maybe yours) is the one […]

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Rest In Peace MJ

Rest In Peace MJ
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Rude!

Rude!

Nothing angers me more than persons who treat service professionals poorly. I live in a city that is full of service people–valets, child care givers, waiters, parking lot attendant, bus driver, car wash attendant, housekeepers, gardeners and the list goes on. I find it intolerable when I see people who mistreat these service workers. They […]

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