Wholly Guacamole!

There have been many lessons learned these past four days without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene.  One lesson: how quickly food spoils when you don't have a working refrigerator or freezer!  But, as I have been preaching all along, you have to try to make lemonade from lemons.  That meant taking a full survey of our pantry items to see how far we could stretch our dry meals over the duration of the blackout.  Lucky for everyone, my new found love affair with avocados helped us relish in some amazing guacamole.  Actually, the guacamole was … [Read more...]


What a fast week!   Time for Friday-Food-Frenzy. Today you get two recipes that will tingle your taste buds.  Judy’s Baked Brie is a deliciously sweet appetizer to compliment any dinner party (note, it’s a bit heavy for lunchtime, especially in the summer).  Believe me, no one expects the “kick” that comes with the cheese. It’s so unique tasting with the brie/mustard/ginger combination and, it’s incredibly easy to make! I guarantee you’ll be grinning like the Cheshire Cat with all the compliments you’ll receive. The Bean Salad should be a nice, … [Read more...]