Appetizer · Maine dish · Photography · Salad

Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

I love salad, carrots and celery, any king of celery. I love to make a salad with carrot, apple, and celery for something refreshing. I don’t use mayo for the salad. I use a spicy yogurt that I love. Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing Did you know that there are 3 types of celery?… Continue reading Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

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Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?

I save money and time when I stay home and cook. Also, I eat healthier. But, what do you do when you can’t cook or your cooking is not good? You keep trying and learn but sometimes are better and healthier eating out. Cooking at home is a great way to spend with your kids.… Continue reading Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?

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Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival

The earliest recorded festivities date back some 4,000 years to ancient Babylon. For the Babylonians, the start of a new year was heralded by the first new moon following the vernal equinox—the day in late March with an equal amount of sunlight and darkness. They marked the occasion with Akitu which was a massive religious… Continue reading Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival

Appetizer · Desserts · Maine dish · Photography

Menu ideas for Christmas

Christmas cooking can be daunting. The pressure to make it good, make it tasty, and just make it work is big. Planning ahead is the key. It always starts with choosing the right menu. Sorting out what you’re going to cook and when, and then prepping the dishes, is the secret to Christmas Day success. Think… Continue reading Menu ideas for Christmas

Drinks · Photography

Pineapple and raspberry smoothie

Raspberry and pineapple smoothie One of my favorite smoothies in the world is this one. I love the taste and the texture. Do you have a favorite smoothie?   Ingredients: 1 cup raspberry1 banana½ cup slices of pineapple200 ml water Directions: Place the raspberries, pineapple, and banana in the blender in this order. Process until… Continue reading Pineapple and raspberry smoothie