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Sweet Southern Corn and BBQ Butter

What could taste sweeter than fresh corn on the cob…especially in mid February? Where ever you can find a farm market, chances are you can support locally grown food that benefits the environment and wild life. Plus, the investment in our future, fresh farm food simply tastes great. I serve this BBQ butter...

Three Delicious New Party Drinks From The Arizona Biltmore

PHOENIX, Arizona, December 7, 2012  –  From a twist on a hot tottie that has 500-year-old Italian roots to a martini prepared with the favorite cookies of the season, the Arizona Biltmore (www.arizonabiltmore.com) is creating a splash this Holiday Season with creative new party drinks – that you can easily...

Sweet Potato Energy Shake

While hoping to discover creative and healthful ways to enjoy the holiday bounty the day after, I found this smoothie in People Magazine, courtesy of Vitamix. My friends and seasoned home cooks, Caren and Colleen, prepared a fabulous feast, and then kindly gave me the equally delicious planned-overs. Autumn...

Guacamole

We  love guacamole. All of our recipes are delicious, especially the healthful one made by the world renowned chefs at Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Baja California. Maralyn and I will back again as spa presenters, and to devour the guacamole this July. You can find the Ranch recipe on their website or in our...

White Bean, Sausage and Asiago Frittata

I’ve always enjoyed beans, simple, doctored, or fixed just about any way. But this recipe from Bush’s with white beans,eggs,  sausage and Asiago is delicious. I have also used chopped ham instead of sausage for a variety. I hope you enjoy. Create a versatile egg dish. Bush’s Best® Great Northern Bean egg...

Pull-Apart Bread Recipe from Bel Gioioso Cheese

This is a very easy recipe and quick.                      Pull-Apart Bread Ingredients: Frozen bread dough dinner rolls, thawed 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup BelGioioso Mild Provolone, shredded 5 oz. BelGioioso Parmesan, grated Method: Roll each dinner roll in butter and arrange half in a well-greased round...

AVOCADO CORN SOUP From Chilean Hass Avocados

When it comes to avocados, I thoroughly enjoy them. Brenda used to have several avocado trees in her yard, and we always enjoyed them. However, she had so many, she shared them with the local Mexican restaurant in Santa Barbara. When I saw this recipe for Avocado Corn Soup from Chilean Hass Avocados, I had...

Tastes, Lavender Honey and Fruit over Yogurt

Friend and guest blogger on Where and What in the World, Karen, O’Dowd, has inspired me to experiment more with lavender.This fragrant flower taste and aroma makes us long to return the lavender fields in Grass, France, as well as Washington State. However, I am off to New England for apple and...

Tuscan White Bean Spread from Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars

Tuscan White Bean Spread 1 lb. dried, rinsed Great Northern white beans (or two cans) 2″ sprig of fresh rosemary 4 cups low-fat chicken or vegetable stock and water to cover beans 1 medium onion, diced 2 whole garlic cloves, smashed One large carrot, peeled and diced One large celery rib, diced 2 ripe,...

Lavender Sugar–Sweet & Simple by Karen O’Dowd, Longboat Key

Karen is a good  friend of Tandem Tasters. We have the most innovative treats whenever we get together for food, writing and friendship. . Last week she brought her homemade  lavender sugar to a culinary event. We all enjoyed the added sweetness and floral flavors in our green iced tea. . We asked Karen to...

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