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From Italy to Los Angeles with Love… Antipasto

Feb 17, 2010 by Susana Fare

Antipasto means “before the meal,” and is usually the beginning of a formal Italian meal. Some people compare “antipasto” with French “Hors d’œuvre” or appetizers. It depends on the people or the region where they [...]

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Chicken Gumbo Saves the Day

Feb 15, 2010 by Kristi Rimkus

Today was one of those days. Actually, my run of bad luck started yesterday, when the glasses I desperately need to drive spontaneously broke in half. Then as I headed to my car with my [...]

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A California Mediterranean Salad

Feb 13, 2010 by Susana Fare

With a touch of Greece, Italy and Spain, this salad is proud to have its name as a derivative of the Mediterranean coast.
Nothing’s better than a bunch of leafy greens, tomatoes, and onions that [...]

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The Best Hearty Soup

Feb 08, 2010 by Kristi Rimkus

See this Dutch oven? It came from my grandmother. And it’s a prized family treasure, to be sure.

Grandma passed on a few years ago at just short of 102. It’s hard to believe, isn’t [...]

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Healthy Super Bowl Dips and Spreads

Feb 05, 2010

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that tomorrow is Super Bowl XLIV, which pits the New Orleans Saints  vs. Indianapolis Colts.

Of course, Super Bowl Sunday parties are, and have been the rage [...]

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Getting your Veggies for the Day

Feb 01, 2010

I just want someone to tell me where the time goes? I go to work, I go to the gym, I go home, I start cooking, and before I know it, my evening is gone. [...]

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Chipotle Squash Soup

Jan 25, 2010

I’ve got to quit cooking for an army! I’m an empty nester. We are a household of two, and I cook for a household of four and more. Somehow soups and stews take on a [...]

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“Taste the Difference at New York Pizza Next Door”

Oct 24, 2009

Who doesn’t love Pizza? Especially, when it’s an out-of-this-world, heaven on earth round delight New York Style pizza.
Count me in and I know where you can find this delicacy. While downtown, working on a recent [...]

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