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15 Labor Day Recipes

  It’s Labor Day weekend. The last official day of Summer! I thought I would quickly pull together some fun and tasty recipes for your Labor Day weekend. I got a little bit of everything grilled meats, ribs, burgers, sides, appetizers and dessert. So, if you have been invited to a Labor Day BBQ and… 

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Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Pound Cake

Have you ever had a bite of cake that makes you moan with joy and satisfaction?  I know you know what I am talking about.  That one bite that throws open its arms of dessert love beckoning to eat more. Telling you that you can’t stop with just one bite, you have to have it… 

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Naan with Curry Butter and Dips

Naan Bread with Curry Butter, Yogurt Dip and Spicy Hummus

I have a love hate relationship with daylight saving time.  I love the extra hour of sunlight, but I hate loosing an hour of sleep and the week it seems to take for my body to get back in time. Even though I really wanted to sleep in I got my tail out of bed… 

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Puerto Rican Fried Rice

Puerto Rican “Fried Rice”

There is just two of us in our little house, which results in a lot of leftovers sometimes.  Especially when it comes to rice. We like rice, no we love rice.  Rice is to Puerto Ricans what potatoes are to Americans. Growing up in a Puerto Rican home the standard meal was rice, beans and… 

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Technology: Then and Now

Hello my name is Meseidy and I am a technology junkie.  This is no joke I am obsessed with technology! Technology has become a part of our everyday lives.  From checking social media to keeping in touch with friend and family to using apps or GPS to get around a new town. It’s hard to… 

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Spicy Beef and Peppers

Spicy Beef and Peppers “Take-Out”

I am allergic to the phone. Seriously, this is a real thing. Right? Phone talking allergies? I hate making phone calls! Talking on the phone is the worst. Honestly, the thought of it sometimes makes me want to throw a tantrum. Love text messages hate talking on the phone and voicemail. Voicemail is the worst!… 

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10 days of Pure Barre

It may sound odd as a blogger, but I struggle with sharing. Sometimes I will hold back because I think to myself, “Why would they care?”. This is a primarily a food blog you come here to see food. So, sometimes I debate sharing anything else other than food. However, recently I have been very… 

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Cheese Tortellini

This weekend was GORGEOUS!  Sunny skies and a comfortable 73 degrees.  I apologize to those of you still buried under snow.  I’m not trying to rub it in, it’s an unfortunate side effect. On that note…it was freaking awesome this weekend! OB and I ran around town and finished our Saturday with a long hike…. 

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Lemon Pie

Civil War Project – I Should Have Known Better Lemon Pie

After my complete and total failure at Lemon Ginger Bread I though I would give baking from my Civil War Recipes Cookbook another try. I thought I would stick with the lemon theme but, try a pie instead.  I usually have better luck with pies. Also, I LOVE lemon desserts. Overall this recipe was a… 

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White Wine & Lemon Baked Chicken

White Wine and Lemon Roasted Chicken

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! I have used this phrase a few times having really no clue where it came from, so I thought I would do a quick search.  The legend or story is that way back in the day casinos in Las Vegas had a three-piece chicken dinner with a potato and a veggie… 

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My Garden, My Teacher

  February is nearing its end, and while most of the country is buried under ice and snow, here in Oklahoma, we’re coming upon a string of freak 60-plus-degree days. Aside from allowing us to leave the doors to the shop propped open all day, the unexpected warm spell spurred my husband Ryan into getting an early… 

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