Monthly Archives: May 2011

It’s Grad Party Time- Part 2- How much should I buy or prepare?

How much should I buy or prepare- While there are no hard and fast rules about amounts veteran grad party hosts will tell you that if there are a lot of parties at the same time with the same kinds … Continue reading

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It’s Grad Party Time! Part One- Tips and Tricks

Grad parties run the gambit from big blow outs, family affairs to a simple gathering for school mates. Open houses seem to work best since masses of parties are going on at the same time. Planning for a grad party can … Continue reading

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Essential Tools for Grilling and Recipe for Chicken under a brick

Just like preparing food indoors, having the suitable tools for the job goes for outdoor cooking as well. One trick or gadget can make all the difference for the cook. Over the years, I have collected a set of outdoor … Continue reading

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Entertaining at Home-Baked Endive Au Gratin for Spring

Belgian endive, pronounced on-deev, and also known as Witloof was discovered by accident. In the winter of 1830, a Belgian farmer forgot about some chicory roots he left in the root cellar. Chicory was grown and used to extend coffee. By the early … Continue reading

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Powerboat Cuisine- Grilled Maple Chicken

Lake Superior has some of the best sailing and power boating in the world. The Sailing season starts on a chilly May 1st, but the weather a little later is prime boating. Here are some tips for your next trip … Continue reading

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Entertaining at Home: Mother’s Day Recipe Round Up

What Mom does not like to be treated to a home cooked meal? This Mother’s day cook for Mom a special lunch or dinner that you made just for her. I love restaurants, but on Mother’s day it’s always a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Caprese Salad

Pasta Salad can be boring and tasteless If not made with fresh ingredients and seasoned properly. Always popular, this salad tastes great and says spring is here! My secret for fresh tasting pasta salad is to dress it right before … Continue reading

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