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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 […]

Millie Gaul’s Amish Sugar Cookies

Millie Gaul’s Amish Sugar Cookies

On Tuesday we had a fun celebration party for some friends of ours. You can read all about the dinner menu on posts from earlier this week. Today’s post is about the fabulous sugar cookies pictured above. Tomorrow I will be sharing the recipes for […]

Sautéd Spring Vegetable Medley

Sautéd Spring Vegetable Medley

This is a bright, fresh vegetable entree that I served at my party last night. It has a bit of an Asian flair with garlic, ginger and a touch of sesame oil. Almost all of it can be prepared in advance except for a very quick sauté […]


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