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Chocolate Paleo Ice Cream.

For those of you who are interested in the “paleo” way of eating, you may be interested in this “sweet” book I was recently sent to review, “Paleo Ice Cream, 75 Recipes for Rich and Creamy Homemade Scoops and Treats” by Ben Hirshberg, published by Ulysses Press. It covers all manner of frozen treats from… 

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chocolate mousse 072Chocolate Mousse

I don’t know about you but I find it very hard to survive without chocolate. I can’t tell you what a relief it is to read that chocolate is the new “superfood.” I realize it’s the dark 85% cocoa type we’re talking about but I’ll take it. My family simp… 

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masonMason Jar Salads.

I was fortunate enough to be sent a copy of a new cookbook “Mason Jar Salads and more” by Julia Mirabella, published by Ulysses Press.  This lovely book offers 50 scrumptious recipes for breakfast and lunch on the go all packed neatly into a mason… 

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stock 011Chicken Stock

I always thought it was way too time consuming to make my own chicken stock. How misguided and dare I say a tad lazy. Now I’ve come to my senses, here’s what you do, roast your chicken, eat and enjoy, place the carcass in a zip lock bag and store in th… 

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granola 043Super Food Granola

I can’t imagine why I ever buy granola. For some reason I think I don’t have time to make it which is ridiculous as it takes only a few minutes to prepare, plus it’s lovely to know exactly what’s in your breakfast cereal. You can go as crazy as you lik… 

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england july 014England, Castle Ruins and Sausage and Mash.

This is the gorgeous view from the cottage where we’ve been staying in England.  The castle ruins in the background is what is left of Cowdray Castle in Midhurst, West Sussex which was built way back in 1273.  As a child I went to s… 

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pea soup 029Chilled Pea, Mint and Coconut Soup

Soup is the perfect food don’t you think?  It doesn’t matter if it’s 100 degrees (my car temperature read 108 this afternoon!) or minus 10, soup is generally the answer to everything. The only difference being that in the summer I serve it nice an… 

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