Pineapple, Banana and Coconut Bread Pudding

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We’ve talked about bread pudding and I’ve given you a Banana-Bourbon Bread Pudding recipe.  This recipe is a perfect example of creating something wonderful out of need, using what you have on hand and thus, creating something divine.  Continue reading

Fish & Shrimp in Tomato Curry Sauce

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Fish & Shrimp in Tomato Curry SauceFish curries don’t seem to be as popular as chicken, lamb or vegetable curries.  It’s too bad, because fish curries are really good.  This curry uses both fish and shrimp, which work very well together…friendly creatures of the sea, swimming together in a nice tomato-based curry sauce.  Continue reading

Arugula-Pear Salad with Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette

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Years ago, when The Goddess was a mere imp, she found a recipe for pears with bleu cheese, all dressed up with a vinaigrette.  It was heavenly.  This plays off that delicious memory.  Continue reading

Strawberry-Lemon Blondie Bars (or Cake)

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These just positively fly together…like about 5 minutes.  It takes longer to dice up the strawberries than it does to actually make the recipe.  Oh, so delicious…and easy, too!  Continue reading

Sticky Orange-Garlic Chicken

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This is an excellent Instant-Pot recipe.  Brown it and cook it all in the same pot.  To quote Ina Garten, “How easy is that?” And, it’s just so damn delicious, too!  Continue reading

Falafel-Coated Eggplant with Pomegranate Molasses Drizzle

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From time to time, one needs to “cook the pantry/fridge”.  Things accumulate and are pushed to the back.  So being in self-isolation, now and again, one needs to look deeply into the crevices that things slide into…like that box of partially used, dry falafel mix. It’s a challenge to use things in new and creative ways.  That’s how this eggplant dish came to be.  Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo Chicken Taco Salad

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This is a quick-fix dinner for Cinco de Mayo.  If you have leftover chicken from Sunday dinner, like the Brazilian Bakery Sunday Chicken, then you’re set.  If not, purchase one of those broasted chickens from the supermarket.  This is a perfect patio dinner on a hot summer day.  Continue reading

Damn Fine Bolognese Sauce

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The Spicy Honey loves, loves, loves Bolognese sauce.  And admittedly, I’ve never been particularly happy with my previous attempts.  They were just ho-hum.  This one…I’m very happy with, and I think you might be, too!  Continue reading