Lemongrass Cilantro Grilled Shrimp

I love summer! Last night was beautiful outside! I had already fed the girls their supper. I was not really in the mood for a full dinner, so I decided to pull a bag of shrimp out of the freezer. I always keep a bag of shrimp in the freezer.  I think they are just […]

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The Best Fried Chicken!

Out of the clear blue sky, my parents bought two beach cottages in East Sandwich, Massachusetts. They didn’t consult anyone except their intuition. I found out about the cottages back at Christmas time, when my mother divulged the secret to my daughter, Rose. Initially I was pissed! Why didn’t they included me? I am their […]

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Stuffed Artichokes

I am not a big fan of winter. I am a total wimp when it comes to surviving the cold weather. Around here the cold sets in, in late October, and runs all the way through May!! I always fool myself into thinking that April is going to make everything all better. The reality is […]

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Fried Peppers

My mother discovered these baby bell peppers at Cosco. At first, they were hard to find and we could only get them at Cosco.  Now I can get them at Market Basket and I have seen them at Whole Foods. I love the color! One night,  I walked into my mother’s house and she had a […]

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Asian Noodles

Every now and then my kids floor me. They taste something I think they will never like and end up loving it! Rose recently tasted an Asian noodle salad that I bought in the prepared food section at Whole Foods. She loved it! I try really hard not to give the girls store bought prepared […]

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Peach and Prosecco Sorbet

My daughter Rose (almost 7) is perfect! (OK I’m bias!) I really admire her! Rose is always happy! She loves art, music and dance. She cherishes her friends and adores her family! Everyone means the world to her! Rose is peaceful!  She is my flower girl, hippy chick! Rose floats through her life and enjoys […]

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Steak!

A few weeks ago I was asked to make Osso Bucco for a dinner party. I was waiting for my meat purveyor to pack up my veal shank order, when I glanced down into their retail case.  I gotta gander at the MOST amazing looking cowboy steaks. They were almost 2 inches thick! My mouth […]

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