Category Archives: Herbs

Without Bees


I have a hunch many of you have seen this or a similar list of the foods we would not find available if we didn’t have bees.  I couldn’t help posting it for those of you haven’t seen it or … Continue reading

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Honey-Ginger-Basil Vinaigrette


I had plans to make a healthy sauce using carrots and oranges, for some beautiful salmon filets I bought at the Fresh market on Saturday.  Fresh Market has become, possibly, my favorite place to shop in Greensboro but I can only … Continue reading

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SCHIACCIATA AL ROSMARINO


Schiacciata Al Rosmarino is Italian for Flat Bread with Rosemary.  I am enjoying the challenge of learning how to spell Schiacciata!  A flat pizza-type bread, Schiacciata originates in the Tuscan area of Italy.  Commonly sprinkled with olive oil and salt … Continue reading

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Coctel de Camarones – Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


This is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite dishes.  Until I recently made this I’ve only ordered it in restaurants.  I was first introduced to this amazing “shrimp cocktail” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, sometime in the early 80’s. … Continue reading

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Miss “T’s Italian Parsley Pesto


Miss “T” is home from college and bored as she can be.  She has looked and looked for a job but to her dismay no one has hired her.  Personally I think the jobs were filled by time she was … Continue reading

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Spinach & Blueberry Salad With Yogurt & Herb Dressing


It’s hotter than “blue blazes” in Texas, already!  The heat and humidity make me want to eat lighter meals with lots of fruits and veggies.  The blueberries at Saturday’s farmers market looked plump and juicy so I brought home a … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos


Fish Tacos are one of my favorite meals.  When my man, Dan brought home some fresh snapper fillets last weekend I seasoned them, threw them on the grill and presto!  Fresh fish tacos.  It doesn’t get better than this.  Luckily … Continue reading

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Bouquet Garni


My house is filled with the aroma of smoked something…….   I found myself with a smoked turkey carcass with which to make some homemade broth.   I decided to add a “Bouquet Garni” to the mirepoix to add some … Continue reading

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Dessert With The Orange Bee


I promised a recap of my most recent cooking class at Central Market.  “Dessert With The Orange Bee”.  Once again I thrilled at the sight of my name up on the board at the entrance to the store.  But what … Continue reading

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Easy Sweet & Savory Shortbread


You all know if I can include honey in a recipe I’m sure to do it.  This Honey-Rosemary Shortbread is buttery, melt in your mouth, lip smacking, amazing yumminess.  Shortbread is one of the most simple and easy cookie recipes … Continue reading

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