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Cuban Sliders


Sliders are my favorite party food.  And these little gems are perfect for potlucks, end of school parties, or an easy weeknight meal for your family.  They are loaded with ham, swiss cheese, and dill pickles, and topped with a yummy brown mustard spread that are baked on Hawaiian rolls until toasty. These are so incredibly simple…

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Memorial Day Grilling–Thai Marinated Grilled Shrimp


These succulent tangy zingy shrimp are just what you need to kick-off your Memorial Day bash.  The Thai Flavors come together and make these a favorite on the grill anytime.  Stick toothpicks in them and serve as an appetizer or make it a meal with jasmine rice and naan bread. Thai Marinated Grilled Shrimp  …

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Banana Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Chips


I’m back! My friend and crazy talented website developer Clay, has been been busy updating my site with a new look.  I hope you like it. I’m not sure if these actually fall into the breakfast, snack, or dessert category?  All I know is that I had to do something with the jungle of bananas…

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Trader Joes’s Top 30

Trader Joes

I have plenty of friends whom I consider “Trader Joe’s experts.”  I am always asking them  their favorite things to buy.  I love shopping here because it’s inexpensive, organic and I like trying their fun new foods.  I have been digging around here a lot in the past few months (the manager thinks I’m a…

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Grilled Blackened Chicken Breast Sandwich With Crazy Sauce


Truth be told, I’m a little crazy.  My friends like to tell me it’s in the “good” kind of way…gotta love good friends.  And my husband likes to tell me it’s in the “I love Lucy” sort of way–uh hmmm.  So I guess you could say I embrace this with my cooking style too.  I’m…

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