A cute one from Sweet Little Thang…….
Here is an awesome post from the blog called I Am Not A Lawyer about that wonderful addictive thing called COFFEE!
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“Place” is associated with just about everything that our senses come across. In whatever activity our body and mind take part in, we do so in a “place”; whether or not one recognizes or appreciates such a phenomenon is an entire dialogue on its own. Our daily commute takes place somewhere (train, subway, bus, parking lot-like I-66); our work takes place somewhere (cubicle, hole-in-the-wall, highrise); our mingling chatter takes place somewhere (sidewalk, bar, lunch line at the salad place that for some reason always has a line); our gastronomic activities take place somewhere (Korean deli, at my desk in front of a computer monitor, Indian lunch buffets with unnamed but delicious curry creations).
Coffee epitomizes the imprinting power of place. In turn, place symbolizes an attached ambiance, a feel, a mood, a hue associated with the place that holds the coffee.
A vast number of coffee drinkers, for decades, drank…
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An awesome and easy and delicious recipe for tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner from Red Tricycle. Enjoy!
Cooking Up a Storm With Miss Polly
What could be quintessentially more Irish than corned beef and cabbage? This recipe swaps out the potatoes out for a more carb-friendly dish, while still packing a lot of flavor. The addition of beer to the brisket makes a noticeable difference in keeping the meat tender while cooking. Serve this bad boy with some biscuits and we promise your St. Patrick’s Day dinner will be a huge hit with your fam.
3-4 lbs corned beef brisket
1 onion, coarsely chopped
1/4 c cider vinegar
1/4 c brown sugar
1-2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 medium head of cabbage, cut into wedges
1 apple, sliced
12 oz dark beer
1. Place corned beef brisket in the slow cooker.
2. Top with onion. Mix vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, pepper and cloves and pour over top of brisket.
3. Add the cabbage wedges and apple…
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Here is an amazing, rich and delectable Lemon Braid from The Tummy Train.
Paulette Le Pore Motzko
What do you do when life gives you browned bananas??? I know, banana bread- so simple, why not? It’s a sunday morning and this will surely make your tastebuds smile. This recipe was passed along to me when I got married from my Aunt Mary Jo (shout out- Love you!) and I have made it A TON of times when I have spur of the moment company or just need a little warm gooey dessert fix.
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 3 mashed ripe bananas
- 3/4 tsp grated lemon rind
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 3/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/ 2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (nuts are optional too)
Spray your loaf pan and preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In large bowl beat together sugar, oil ,eggs. Stir in bananas and lemon rind. In another bowl sift flour, baking soda…
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Another fantastic recipe from the blog Zestitup.com. This is so moist due to the combination of buttermilk and sour cream in the recipe!
Paulette Le Pore Motzko
This weekend I was able to go to one of my favorite places and do one of my favorite things. Call me crazy, but there is just nothing like doing a little pruning in the vineyard back home. Northern California will always hold a special place in my heart…how could it not? This is a place where people go 65 in the fast lane, leave their garage door open to show the neighbors that they are home in case they want to stop by, and stop and talk to someone in the store for 10 minutes…just because they don’t know them.
It made me pause for a minute. Just because we don’t all live in the far reaches of Northern California doesn’t mean we can’t all stand to slow it down a little every once in a while. Make sure you are making the most of all the little moments—dinner…
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