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Chocolate~Mint biscuits with Strawberries

Chocolate and mint are a winning combination, strawberries and chocolate are also a winning combination! I thought, "why not get this love triangle together and see what magic unfolds?" It's a match made in heaven! It's a super quick dessert to make. I used a special variety of mint to make these. Chocolate mint. It… Continue reading Chocolate~Mint biscuits with Strawberries

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What's for dinner?

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Two Ways

Stuffed peppers! Yum! These peppers come as a result of having had some pretty bad experiences at banquets. It seems to be the standard vegetarian option to have a raw pepper stuffed with plain rice. No seasoning. No sauce. Nothing! I experienced this twice on different occasions in different banquet facilities and was so flabbergasted… Continue reading Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Two Ways

What's for dinner?

Garlic~Mustard Pesto Sauce

Garlic~Mustard. Alliaria petiolata. Considered an invasive species in North America that originated from Europe. Brought over by early settlers it's highly nutritious with vitamins C, E, some of the B vitamins and carotenoids. It also contains potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium, copper, iron and manganese as well as omega-3 fatty acids. All Parts of the plant… Continue reading Garlic~Mustard Pesto Sauce

Soups

Spinach and Wild Leek Soup with Crispy Cremini Mushroom Bits

One of the first greens in springtime in the Northeast. Wild leek or ramps. It was once little known but now quickly becoming popular. You may even be able to find 'wild' leeks at your local grocer as I was able to do recently which include the roots. In the wild it could be confused… Continue reading Spinach and Wild Leek Soup with Crispy Cremini Mushroom Bits