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Beef Top Round Roast – Medium or Medium-Rare

By Cat, May 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Now that warm weather is back, I’ve been craving beef roast like my Dad used to make; not the fork-tender, well-done 5-hour slow roast that I’ve been making all winter.  I … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Beet Quick Bread

By Cat, Sept 7, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My birthday is just a few days away and I’ve been thinking about what kind of treat to make for myself. Then I saw this recipe in our daily newspaper, … Continue reading

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Marinated Olives and Feta, Greek-Style

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I absolutely LOVE Greek food; I think I was a Greek in a previous life. One of the things I like most, is that much of the meal is a … Continue reading

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Tiny Turkey (Roasted Game Hen with Wild Rice, Cashew and Mushroom Dressing)

by Cat, Thanksgiving, 2016 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) A couple years ago, I roasted a Cornish game hen and Rosemary/Apple Stuffing for Thanksgiving. This year I will try a different dressing of wild rice with cashews and mushrooms, basing this on my Wild Rice … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Rosemary Biscotti

By Cat, November 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love biscotti, and I also love mixing herbs into sweet treats, so this really appeals to me. The recipe may sound difficult, but they are really easy to make, once … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken, Tuscany Style

By Cat, September 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’m always on the lookout for quick and flavorful baked or roasted chicken recipes, and Mediterranean flavors are high on my favorites list. I found this one in our local newspaper. This is … Continue reading

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Baked Summer Squash, Italian Style

By Cat, Sept 16, 2016 (Photo from Wikipedia) Squash is a very healthful veggie and I’m always looking for a new way to fix them, as I get tired of slicing and sautéing them. This recipe struck me because it … Continue reading

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Roasted butternut or buttercup squash

By Cat, Sept 11, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The ripening of winter squash and pumpkins is a colorful sign of fall, and I celebrate the arrival of their sweet flavor to the season’s menus. Butternut squash is a nutty-sweet … Continue reading

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Spanish Paella: Three Recipes

By Cat (Photo, right, from HotPaella (1)) See also:  1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Mediterranean Menu; 3. Rice (About); 4. Herbs and Spices, G – Z for Smoked Paprika; 5. Live Clams & Mussels: Storage, Brining and Steaming Includes: 1. Basic Paella; 2. Easy … Continue reading

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