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August 2007

Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Recipe

Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches are the perfect Hurricane Party food; particularly, if children are present. Everybody loves PB&J and it definitely ranks at the top of comfort foods. Additionally, sandwiches can be prepared a day or two ahead of time, which can come in handy if the power goes out. Wrap individual sandwiches in plastic wrap to retain freshness. Read more →


Twenty of the World's Healthiest Foods

I published "Twenty of the World's Healthiest Foods" and while I did receive a paltry offer, the editor commented the topic was "too broad". Okay. The article is about healthy foods - 20 of them to be exact. The focus is 20 healthy foods. Can someone please tell me what is "too broad" about it? Is it the fact that I listed 20 foods? Is 20 too many for any one person to comprehend? Read more →


Spicy Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Spicy Boiled Peanuts are part of the Southern culture and a necessity at hurricane parties. They are super easy to make, but take a few hours to cook. You can make them plain or spicy. You can add beer or vodka or tequila. You can eat them hot (the preferred method) or cold and they can be frozen for up to six months. Read more →


Caribbean Caesar Chicken Salad

This is one of my all-time favorite summer salad recipes. It's super easy to throw together and low in calories. You can have it for lunch or dinner and can serve the chicken hot or cold. Whenever I bake chicken breasts for dinner, I like to bake a few extra so I can add them to salads. Preparing the chicken ahead of time greatly reduces the prep time! Read more →