Food

Traveling around Rhode Island & Dining at Red 36 in Mystic, CT

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For five days, my Aunt was visiting. Luckily, I had July 3rd off so we had a few full days to spend together. On Friday, we drove around Mystic, CT, visited the Denison Peqoutsepos Nature Center and had lunch at Red 36. Besides the spectacular outside seating and view, the restaurant was gorgeous, the food was […]

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Celebrating with Quintessa Wines at Paragon Restaurant, Foxwoods Resorts Casino

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Last week I had the honor of attending a delicious dinner at the Paragon Restaurant at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino. What made the evening even more spectacular was that the entire meal was built around the wines from Quintessa winery. The evening began with a lively selection of Hordueves paired with the Flowers Chardonnay. Every single […]

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Spicy Basil Pesto Mini Bison Meatball Recipe

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Wow, just the title is a mouthful. Speaking of mouthfuls, you can fit a few of these mini-meatballs in your mouth. And you will want to because they are good. And fun. Like tasty, cute and fun. Cause they are small. Kids are small too. And cute. But don’t nibble on them.  

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Spicy Basil Pesto Recipe made with Almonds, Parmesan & Sriracha

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Sometimes spicy isn’t spicy enough. As I noted a few days ago, we are growing spicy basil in our garden and I have been busy using it in a few dishes. I made this pesto with almonds since my husband can’t stomach pine nuts. I also added Sriracha since I decided the spicy basil wasn’t […]

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Raised-Bed Garden 2015: Early Progress Report

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Happy Spring my friends! It has been a few weeks since we planted some seeds, seedlings and plants that we bought locally so I thought I would share what we planted this year. Please note: since we do still have some space in two of the beds, I suspect we will add more items over it […]

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Shaved Brussel Sprout Pizza Recipe

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I know you are going to agree with this statement: Some, if not most days, you need a short-cut for some tasks right? One area that most of us need help with is getting dinner on the table but not throwing all nutritional value out the window. The pizza that I am sharing with you today is made with all Non-GMO items, […]

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