December 2010

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Bouillabaisse

This is definitely a creation of my husband, Amine, he is a fish & seafood lover.  He enjoys checking out our local fish markets and seeing what they’ve caught for the day.  Where he grew up in Morocco it was customary to visit the local fish market to select that days fresh fish to prepare … Continue Reading

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Chocolate Trellis Cups

Don’t let the look fool you. Making Chocolate Trellis Cups are both easy and fun to make!  Just flip a cupcake pan upside down, cover the inverted cups individually with plastic wrap, melt your chocolate, pipe away and then stick it in the freezer.  Once chilled, fill with your favorite ice cream and presto your … Continue Reading

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Bacon Swiss Sirloin Burger

Gourmet sirloin burgers are a specialty in my family.  My husband dreams of sauces he can create to make the burgers unique.  Any burger that’s made is sure to be anything but ordinary.  My goal is to eventually create a sections with just burgers, but that means I have to remember all the burgers we … Continue Reading

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

I was feeling the holiday spirit; which is not easy living where it doesn’t snow, and I wanted to make something to reflect my holiday cheer. Since I wasn’t really in the mood to make Christmas cookies I decided red velvet was a pretty holiday color.  This was my first attempt at red velvet cupcakes … Continue Reading

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Sauteed Mussels with Garlic

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There are so many ways these Sauteed Mussels with Garlic can be served.  You can stick some toothpicks in them and serve as an appetizer. You could also serve over pasta or rice as an entree.  No worries if you can’t find fresh mussels in your area,  the frozen ones will work just fine. Sauteed … Continue Reading

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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What I love most about chicken is the hundreds of ways it can be prepared.  I could eat chicken every single day as long as it was prepared differently each time.  This recipe is very simple and extremely easy to prepare but adds a little something special to a traditional plain chicken breast.  In the … Continue Reading

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Richest FoodNetwork Stars

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Have you ever asked the question of  “I wonder how much he or she is worth?” Well I know that I have, especially when it’s a star I see while watching the FoodNetwork. I see some of the FoodNetwork stars with 2 or 3 shows of their own and all I keep wondering  is if … Continue Reading

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Pea & Mint Soup

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It’s actually chilly here in Miami.  I even turned on the heat this morning, which is a very rare occasion. I know that all of you that live where it’s snowing right now feel really bad.  I have many friends and family in the Northeast that spent their day shoveling their driveways.  Anyways, I decided … Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Soup

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I have been on a soup kick for the last couple of weeks.  So when I opened my cupboard and noticed a can of pumpkin leftover from making pumpkin pies, a light bulb went off.  I have never made nor have I ever tasted pumpkin soup until today.  This soup in extremely easy to make, … Continue Reading

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Tilapia with Saffron Risotto

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This was a creation of my husband, Amine.  I was only in the kitchen to cook the rice, chop the ingredients and clean up the mess.  Amine is a wonderful cook; however, the kitchen always looks like a tornado hit it when he’s finished.  But we have an agreement that when he cooks I will … Continue Reading

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