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Bloody Mary Gazpacho with Shrimp

Bloody Mary Gazpacho with Shrimp

Bloody Mary Gazpacho with Shrimp The origins of cocktails are always fascinating stories and the origin of the Bloody Mary cocktail is no different.  This cocktail has been popular for many years and is typically served at brunch or as a “hair of the dog” […]

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes Summer! There is nothing like fresh, homegrown tomatoes from the garden. My father’s parents were farmers in Sicily. My Grandmother didn’t have a nice yard when they moved to Chicago. Instead she had turned the back yard into a small farm. My […]

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa – Whether I grow my own vegetables or visit a local farmer’s market, I always have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand during the Summer.  Mangoes are a little harder to find at a Farmers Market here, but can easily be picked up […]

Sour Cream Potato Salad

Sour Cream Potato Salad

A great side dish for any summer picnic.

Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Angela’s Pulled Pork Dry Rub   Please follow and like us:

Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

My favorite part of Summer is visiting the local Farmer’s Market.  Fresh fruits and vegetables from nearby farms.  Beautiful flowers, local honey and of course, wonderful homemade dessert and snacks.  I have worked at several companies that have a Farmer’s Market at work, which makes […]


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