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Mediterranean Chicken Pita Wraps

Mediterranean Chicken Pita Wraps

Would you like to learn magic trick? A super simple magic trick? One that might just make your family think that you took the afternoon off just to make dinner for them? One that (only you will know) helped you to run home from work […]

Lemon-Rosemary Hummus with Crudites and Crostini (Day Five of Lemon Week)

Lemon-Rosemary Hummus with Crudites and Crostini (Day Five of Lemon Week)

We’re finishing up Lemon Week with a healthy and delicious recipe for Lemon-Rosemary Hummus. I learned to make hummus many years ago from a Greek chef who happened to run the refreshment kiosk at our local swim club one summer. Instead of the usual hot […]

Lemongrass Lemon Tart with Coconut Shortbread Crust (Day Four of Lemon Week)

Lemongrass Lemon Tart with Coconut Shortbread Crust (Day Four of Lemon Week)

I did it again…………. I’m having a bad hair day, a real bad hair day! Those of you who know me well or have read the “Meet Chris” section of my blog know all about this problem. You see, I think that blow drying one’s […]

Lemon-Basil Chicken Pasta Salad (Day Three of Lemon Week)

Lemon-Basil Chicken Pasta Salad (Day Three of Lemon Week)

I often hear friends say something like this: “I really need some new recipes. It seems like I just make the same old things over and over.” Today I want to share a cooking technique that just might make you realize that you have a […]

Lemon-Raspberry Polka Dot Pound Cake AND The Making of a Southern Belle

Lemon-Raspberry Polka Dot Pound Cake AND The Making of a Southern Belle

A friend of mine has been out of work for an extended medical leave. She was able to finally return to work yesterday, so I brought a pound cake to celebrate. If you don’t live in the Southern United States, you might not understand pound […]

Strawberry Citrus and Coconut Lime Sorbets

Strawberry Citrus and Coconut Lime Sorbets

I could eat sorbet all day! It’s not as high in fat and calories as most ice creams, has an intense fruity flavor and makes a lovely finishing touch to a nice dinner. It also makes a great afternoon or evening snack, especially on a […]