“…no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” ― Julia Child

White Lima Beans Dip

This a dish you can make all year round. I made it a couple of days ago because it’s been a while since I had it. It is very healthy, economical, and easy to make. These are the steps: (more…)

The Easiest Way to Eat Summer Squash

We all know summertime is dedicated to barbecues and outside cooking in general. However, there is such a variety of summer vegetables available that I could not resist making soups. They are a good way to eat vegetables if you don’t like them in other forms. (more…)

A 10-minute Spinach and Feta Cheese Omelette

This morning, I was craving for an omelette. I love making omelettes because they are fast, easy to make, and can be made with just about anything you like or have available like I do. Since I haven’t done my grocery shopping for next week, I was looking to empty the refrigerator by using as much food as I could. I found eggs and some Feta cheese.

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Don’t You Like Your Wine? Boil It!

Today, I found an unopened bottle of cheap white wine in my refrigerator. My husband bought it a while ago and forgot all about it. I did not like it. However, I felt bad about trowing it away. Then I remembered that my mom used to boil wine usually during the cold season. When you like boiled wine the season becomes less important. It will be delicious no matter what time of the year you decide to drink it.

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[easy stew] If You Like Eggplant and Mushrooms

I love eggplant. I love mushrooms. I love stews. I know stews look messy but they mean eating healthy the old – fashioned way. My dish took shape from the combination of these two main ingredients. This is a one – pot wonder meal that comes delicious no matter what. There are no mistakes to be made because the ingredients and their quantities can be adjusted according to taste.

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Some of Louisiana’s Famous Food [very new to me – it must be the alligator]

You can’t visit New Orleans without making a stop at the French Market. “Founded as a Native American trading post predating European colonization, the market is the oldest of its kind in the United States.” (Wikipedia) Here, you will find cafes, bars, seafood, especially the famous New Orleans crawfish, Cajun food, Creole cooking, different kinds of pralines and other desserts, along with fruits and vegetables. There is also a flea market where you can find some very good and inexpensive stuff.

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Poutine’s Story On a Wall [including American version from Asheville, North Carolina]

Anyone visiting Quebec gets talked into trying Poutine. It is a delicious combination of French fries, cheese curds, and gravy.

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