Eggplant Parmesan

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Eggplant is a versatile vegetable.  It can be fried, broiled, grilled and mashed.  But an all time favorite recipe for this veggie is eggplant parmesan.  Have olive oil,eggs, breadcrumbs, tomato sauce and Italian cheeses on hand. This recipe can be done ahead and baked later. Check...

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Dear all… we paused

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Life has that funny way of, getting in the way.  I guess that's what happened to WWMS over the past two years. Cindy is testing the waters with a new career, budding romance and new grandmother status times two. Joanna, our starring new entrepreneur,  is cultivating the entire West...

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The best lobster bisque … it’s that time again!

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Thinking about making something different for New Year's Eve? Lobster Bisque is a festive, filling soup that let's your friends know you care enough about them to make something special. I'm not going to tell you that this is one of our super simple dishes but it is worth the time. [caption...

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Carmel Sauce

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My grandmother, Sadie A. Shafer made the best carmel sauce for us when we were growing up. Unfortunately for me, I didn't get her recipe before she passed away. But fortunately for me, she taught me to love cooking and to experiment with foods. So I think I have come up with a sauce...

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Cleanse for Thanksgiving Day food hangovers!

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We all love it, do it and regret it! Ahh, Thanksgiving dinner, it is simply the best holiday.  You know the drill, preparing all day for your families favorite dishes, setting the table and blasting through the first plate so you can have room for seconds before your stomach has...

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Roasting the Thanksgiving Bird

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THANKSGIVING, It's all about the…food, family, football, friends? How would you finish the statement? In my family, it's all about turkey,stuffing,mashed potatoes, gravy, pumpkin pie; except for Jay, for some reason he thinks it's all about the ham. Ham Jay?  We've never had...

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Win an Amy Kahn Russell Necklace

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Statements by Amy Kahn Russell Bronze Carved Gemstone Pendant with 24" Beaded Necklace This beautiful and exotic Foo Dog Pendant by Amy Kahn Russell features hand carved artistry in lush green Aventurine gemstones. Foo dogs are known as guardians and are believed to bring luck...

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Tomato Soup Time

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Since Joanna has been harvesting her tomatoes, it inspired me to make some homemade tomato soup. Tomato soup is probably the easiest of all soups and  paired with a grilled cheddar cheese sandwich, it's hard to have anything better. I didn't have any ripe ones from my own garden...

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Squash Ratatouille and other Foods for Fall

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I wish I could say that I'm a super gardener like our Garden Maiden, Joanna.  But I'm not.  I'm ok with flowers but terrible when it come to having lots of bounty from my vegetable garden.  It's September and the only thing I've harvested were cherry tomatoes, chives and spearmint....

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Botswana Baked Polenta

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Botswana is not only known for it abundance of elephants but their many fabulous chefs.  While we were traveling on safari this summer we were treated to some delicious locals foods. They are tasty and inexpensive.This baked polenta recipe is from Kwetsani Camp in the Okawango Delta,...

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