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Sam scored a bagful of jalapenos at the farmers’ market on Saturday with dreams of a get-together chowing down on jalapenos stuffed with cheesey goodness and wrapped with bacon. We chatted with Alex and decided that nachos and mojitos would be good accompaniments and so it was on for tonight. The jalapenos were halved, lengthwise, […]

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Try a Mojito

If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail to add to your bartending repertoire, you might consider the mojito. A traditional Cuban drink, it is easy to make, most easily done ahead of time, and requires no unusual ingredients, or fancy liqueurs. Here is my recipe, provided by El Meson, a Spanish heritage restaurant in Ohio. […]

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My husband surprised me for my birthday last year with a catered dinner party with several of our best friends. He coordinated his efforts with those of my neighbors who kindly hosted the party. A local caterer provided the delicious meal. My daughter served appetizers and Mojitos at my house before the group migrated next […]

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With family here for the weekend, I’m trying to come up with ideas for quick, easy, and tasty menu items that can accomodate from 5-10 adults, and a handful of grown-up food eating kiddos. We had a chicken casserole the other day (hot chicken salad, to be exact), pizza last night, and at some point […]

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These warm days at the beginning of summer make us think fondly of cold dishes, with the cooking portion, if any, done in the cool part of the day. Not only does this save heating up the kitchen during the hottest part of the day, but it also gets part of a meal’s preparation done […]

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A Pauper’s Repast

All our pauper needs now is a jug of wine and thou. Maybe a bit of broth in which to soak his bread.  That should tide him over until the cock crows in the morn’. We didn’t hear the cock crowing this morn’, but the alarm clock did more than enough.  We awoke with fond […]

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