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Spanish Tortilla with Gazpacho

Spanish Tortilla with Gazpacho

Whew, summer has rested her warm hands upon us. It's always every year around the 4th of July that I really feel it and think summer's almost over! Need to take advantage of the warm breeze out the car, the beads of sweat that grace our foreheads, and the blanket of...

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Southern Potato Salad

Southern Potato Salad

I was wondering what I should write about this week.  And then I remembered.  It's Mother's Day this Sunday.  This time of year always brings with it a great many feelings.  Gratitude is one.  I am so grateful for my mom and to be a mother. My poor mom had to put up...

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Mint Juleps

Mint Juleps

I've been nostalgic about Kentucky this week. Partly because I've never been gone this long. But also it's the way the mid-morning sun nestles on the leaves outside my window. I've seen the sun perch like...

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A Winter Dinner Party with Chocolate Mousse Cake

A Winter Dinner Party with Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients 1/4 pound bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup hot coffee  (I think, a french coffee press is the best for good dark coffee) 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 pinch of salt 4 large eggs, separated Directions...

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Simple Guacamole

Simple Guacamole

It's New Year's Eve!  I am thinking about this past year feeling extremely grateful for everyone and everything.  I am getting really excited about 2015 too.  There are so many new things coming up personally and professionally.  As I think about...

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