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How to Make Valentine Day Recipes for Two

Saint Valentine Day conjures up images of romantic dinners for two by candlelight with Barry White playing in the background to set the mood. Whatever images come to your mind here are some Valentine Day recipes. In addition to Valentine Day recipes for dinner, I have also included romantic breakfast ideas. And what is more […]

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French Food Recipes: How to Create a Fabulous Meal at Home

If you can’t travel to France, then bring France to your home by cooking romantic French cuisine. Try these French food recipes starting with an appetizer of tapenade, an olive spread. Then cook up some Pan Fried Fish with white asparagus. Of course, serve it with some white wine. Then set the mood with some […]

How to make Homemade Indian Food

I may not ever get to travel to India in my lifetime, but that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy the exotic spices by making homemade Indian food. Consequently, today I will be making Spiced Mashed Eggplant, Salmon Curry, Coconut Rice, Coconut Sambal, and Chili Naan. Coconut Sambal, an Accompaniment for Homemade Indian Food Coconuts are […]

How to make Easy Asian Appetizers

These Asian appetizers make easy healthy dinners or great light snacks for entertaining. I created these recipes after being inspired by recipes I found in the September 2017 issue of Cooking Light. Subsequently, I adjusted them to our tastes. The photo below shows a variation using salmon sashimi with cilantro and cucumbers served with spicy […]

Which is the Best Ceviche Recipe, Peruvian or Mexican?

To find the best ceviche recipe we tried several variations. We will be preparing it using recipes from two different countries and comparing them while learning about the cultures at the same time. What is Ceviche? Ceviche is a traditional way of curing fish chemically with fresh citrus juices instead of using heat. Serve it […]

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Florida Cuisine: How to Make Coconut Fish Nuggets

Initially, I posted a picture of these fish nuggets on my personal Facebook page and got a huge response. I wasn’t going to post the recipe until I realized that South Florida cuisine is a foreign food to most people. Further, I made up this recipe based on some local ingredients. This was originally based […]

Octoberfest: Plan your Exciting Festivities at home

We miss the Octoberfest festivities this year so we decided to have our own Octoberfest at home. We created this recipe based on German foods we have cooked in the past, added some music, and of course beer. Octoberfest Recipe: German Pork, Brats, and Kraut Ingredients 4 pack of Bratwurst or other German sausage 4 […]

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Fish Tacos and Margaritas: how to create your favorite restaurant at home

Although restaurants are opening back up, my husband and I don’t feel comfortable eating in public right now. We miss our favorite seafood restaurants such as Muddy Waters in Deerfield Beach. We also had a favorite Parkland restaurant that closed down a few years ago called The Whale. This was a small restaurant with outdoor […]

Thai Cooking: How to Experience the Magic at Home

In this post we will be traveling to Thailand to enjoy the exotic tastes of Thai cooking. Due to Covid-19 and possible loss of income, many of us don’t feel comfortable going out to our favorite restaurants or can’t afford it. Therefore we are showing you how to embark on a Thai cooking adventure at […]