almost a foodie

Marci’s Kale Quinoa Salad

A very simple salad. Just the way I like it. Kale, washed Sweet potato cut into cubes and roasted until done Craisins Slivered Almonds Peppers Avocado Cucumbers for crunch TIP: Put the kale in a zip-lock bag and massage it with olive oil. This will make the kale soft and very yummy. Make quinoa, as the […]

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Sharpening is finally made easy

https://accusharp.com/products/classic/ Finally, a knife sharpener anyone can use! In about 10 seconds, sharpen knives (even serrated knives), cleavers, axes, machetes, and many other cutting tools. The large ergonomic handle fits either hand safely and securely. The full-length finger guard protects your fingers. The sharpening blades are diamond-honed tungsten carbide and provide years of reliable use. […]

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Tiramisu

VaBene is my favorite restaurant of all time! I love it! I order the fresh mozzarella ball, artichokes chrosini and carpaccio. All of their appetizers are amazing. I order the same main dish each and every time I go: stuffed tortellini. One cannot go to VaBene and not have tiramisu for dessert. Does anyone else […]

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The Best Mushroom Lasagna

When I first moved to the Five Towns, we lived on Derby Ave., the “other side.” There were very few young couples there at the time–slowly other couples moved in. One couple who moved in became our good friends. The husband was the chef in the family and loved to cook. He gave me two […]

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Penne alla Vodka

Do not panic! I have three blog posts before Shavout and I have three recipes, all of which I make each year. Don’t faint! Yes, these are a bit more time consuming. But, I have them down to a science and I can make each one in 15 minutes or less. My kitchen may look like a […]

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Best Peeler on the Market

Swissmar Peelers, Set of 3 Friday Tip Day! http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/swissmar-peeler/?pkey=e%7Cpeeler%7C80%7Cbest%7C0%7C1%7C24%7C%7C7&cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH Reduce prep time with the help of our Swiss-made peelers. Their extremely sharp blades zip over all sorts of fresh produce and other foods with ease. Set of three includes a straight, serrated and julienne peelers. Straight-edge peeler removes skins from root vegetable and firm fruits. […]

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Easy Skirt Steak Salad

Hello, glad you came back! A little more about myself for the ones who don’t know me yet. Hopefully, you’ll be part of my journey and you’ll learn to love and accept the real and crazy me. I do not cook, I used to! I used to do a lot of things–we will get to […]

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I’m no foodie, but…

I am no foodie—though I wish was. I am no writer—but I will try! These are two things that I never thought would do or, for that matter, anyone who knows me—cook and blog! Coming out of one’s comfort zone is a good thing or I hope it will be. I hope you will enjoy this […]

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