reCAP mason jars with the pour cap. Wide mouth and regular available. |

reCAP Blue and Silver Pour Cap Giveaway

  Go reCAP!! reCAP an Erie company with a unique product design is giving away  the all new (not for sale yet) blue wide mouth pour cap plus their  silver regular mouth pour cap. This is a great company with a socially responsible philosophy and environmentally friendly practices. All their products are 100% BPA free…

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Simple coconut curry chicken served over rice. |

Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut curry chicken can be prepared in very little time, with little effort and few ingredients. Sounds good already, right? I absolutely love the contrast between the sweetness of the coconut milk and the intensity of the curry. If you are feeling adventurous, feel free to add a dash of cayenne for a touch of heat. …

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Arroz con gandules or rice with pigeon peas

Arroz con Gandules

Arroz con Gandules is a PuertoRican favorite and the accompaniment to many meals. However, it is also popular in other Latin American countries. As an added plus, arroz con gandules goes amazingly well with bistec encebollado.   Gandules or Guandu depending on where you are from, are a small roundish bean that grows in a perennial…

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European or French strawberry tart with vanilla bean custard and a shortbread crust. |

Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart is one of my favorite desserts. The simplicity of the shortbread crust combined with  the delicious sweetness of vanilla custard and fresh juicy strawberries is the absolute highlight of my summer. European Patisseries are famous for their  colorful not to mention mouthwatering displays of fruit tarts. Strawberry, blueberries, raspberries and apple, are among…

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Aunt Lou's Chocolate drop cookies |

Aunt Lou’s Chocolate Drop Cookies

Aunt Lou’s Chocolate Drop Cookies is what’s on the list today! As with many of her recipes, it goes without saying that this one was a challenge as well as an exercise in guesswork. Well, for starters, there were no instructions, just a list of ingredients. Another element of guesswork: a nondescript measurement and ingredient-“1/2…

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