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STUFFED PUMPKIN DINNER RECIPES

STUFFED PUMPKIN DINNER RECIPES

The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn which means large melon. The word gradually morphed by the French, English and then Americans into the word “pumpkin.” Pumpkins and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. These early pumpkins were not the traditional round orange upright Jack-O-Lantern fruit we think of […]

Golden Potato Cake No Icing

Golden Potato Cake No Icing

Golden Potato Cake It’s not about the potatoes—it’s what you do to the potatoes. In this recipe, precook them until they’re tender, then dispatch clarified butter (which is less likely to burn), heat, and time to help them become their best selves. 4 Servings Ingredients 8 tablespoons unsalted butter or 6 tablespoons ghee 2 pounds […]

Chicken Tamales Verdes “Oh Lay”

Chicken Tamales Verdes “Oh Lay”

Chicken Tamales Verdes Tamale is derived from the word tamalii from the Nahuatl language spoken by the Aztecs. The word means “wrapped food”. No one knows for sure when or who invented the tamale, but we do know tamales have been written about since pre-Columbian days. In the 1550’s, the Aztecs served the Spaniards tamales […]

Crab Appetizers to Serve at Your Next Party

Crab Appetizers to Serve at Your Next Party

1. Crab and Gouda Stuffed Mushrooms These melt-in-your-mouth Crab and Gouda Stuffed Mushrooms from Peas and Crayons are the perfect savory selection for your holiday party this season. You’ll stuff the bite-size button mushrooms with a combination of sautéed veggies, tender crab meat, rich Gouda cheese, seasonings, and crispy breadcrumbs. The result? A warm and comforting appetizer that will […]

End Of Summer Ratatouille

End Of Summer Ratatouille

I designed this recipe for a dish that will transistion from Summer to fall. This one is just wonderful. Something about slow baking the vegetables covered really brings out their flavor. It’s a weekend dish: I typically spend one day each weekend catching up on TV shows and cooking as much as I can for […]

1930s Dinner Party That Want Break The Bank

1930s Dinner Party That Want Break The Bank

As we are looking at a new home built in the 1930’s to celebrate our home with a range we desided to get into the spirit and have a 1930’s theme party. After the initial excitment and reality set in one major question arose. What exactly did the suburbanites eat in say 1936? It was […]

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