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Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa

Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa

Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa is made to stun your guests at any holiday gathering. In this version, I added a little twist. We recently hosted the cast party for Eastern Shore Ballet Theater’s annual Nutcracker performance. All participants were amazing! Through years of dedication to perfect […]

Spicy Vegetable Chili

Spicy Vegetable Chili

  I love the abundance of warm colors the eyes can behold in autumn! This Spicy Vegetable Chili has them all! This is a healthy, meatless alternative to the expected bowl of chili that usually accompanies weekend football sidelines fare, but it’s abundance of surprise ingredients gives […]

Rustic Ratatouille

Rustic Ratatouille

Rustic Ratatouille is one of summer’s most savory dishes. Delight in the flavors and celebrate the season’s ending days with a mouthful of memories. I now understand Anton Ego’s jaunt back in time to his childhood reminiscing of the flavorful bowl of ratatouille prepared by his mother […]

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

I have had this butternut squash staring at me in the kitchen for a few weeks. Fortunately, it has been patient in waiting  to be transformed into a marvelously Spicy Butternut Squash Soup. This vegetarian/vegan soup is slightly sweet and a bit spicy. If you […]

Spicy Tomato Basil Soup

Spicy Tomato Basil Soup

It’s a cold winter’s day with a blizzard pending nearby. School is closed, and all of my papers are graded. I will enjoy the day in my kitchen preparing some warm comfort food for the family. To accompany the Grilled Pimento Cheese Sourdough Sandwiches, we must have […]

Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas

Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas

  Happy 2017! This was originally posted for 2016, but another year of fabulous blogging has passed by. The pictures, except one,  have been updated to reflect today’s efforts. Now, back to last year…… The task at hand was to quickly prepare my Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas […]