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Panera Copycat Soufflé

Every once in a while my kids and I get Panera soufflés for a weekend brunch. Come to think of it, I don’t know why they are called soufflés because they aren’t really soufflés – they are closer to being a quiche than a soufflé. But whatever they are, they sure are delicious. I love the puff pastry crust...
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Bacon Wrapped Dates

A few months ago our family ate dinner at a swanky tapas restaurant in Washington DC. Although everything we ordered that night was of excellent quality, the entire family’s favorite was a dish of bacon wrapped dates. It was so good that we ordered a second plate and then a third plate of these tasty little bites. Alas, it...
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Creamy, Zucchini, Basil and Bacon Soup

My regular readers may have seen my recent pictures on facebook of my baseball bat sized Zucchini that I picked yesterday from my backyard veggie patch. Despite being so big, the zucchini were quite tender and not in the least seedy inside. Fresh Zucchini is an excellent source of antioxidants, potassium and vitamin C and with all the effort...
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Warm Confetti Bean Salad With A Maple Mustard Dressing

According to a new study done at Ohio State University, naturally bright colored foods help one fight off cancer.  I suppose this study just reiterates what common sense has told us all along - that brightly colored fruits and veggies are a healthier choice than dull colored starchy or fat laden foods.  I’ve noticed that despite this established fact,...
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Creamy Pasta with Roasted Bell Peppers, Petit Peas and Bacon

Recipe for Creamy Pasta with Roasted Bell Peppers, Petit Peas and Bacon


  1. 6-7 Slices of Bacon
  2. One jar of Roasted Red Bell Peppers (or a whole fresh roasted and peeled Bell Pepper)
  3. One cup of frozen Petit Peas.
  4. One medium sized red Onion
  5. 4-5 cloves of fresh Garlic
  6. One tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  7. Parmesan Cheese shaved in slivers (about a 1/3 of a cup or...
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