Maine dish · Photography

Simmered chicken liver served with vegetable pilaf

My boy loves pilaf and chicken liver. I try not to fry it so I use a simple recipe: simmered. With your favorite condiments, it tastes amazing. Ingredients: Chicken liver 300gSaltPepperBay leaf Directions: Put the chicken liver into boiling water. Boil for 15-20 minutes on low heat and then add pepper and bay leaf.  You… Continue reading Simmered chicken liver served with vegetable pilaf

Desserts · Photography

Valentine’s Day Sweet surprises

Valentine’s Day is a holiday when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. Given their similarities, it has been suggested that the holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. But the true origin of the holiday is vague at best. Valentine’s Day did not come to be celebrated as a day… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Sweet surprises

Appetizer · Maine dish · Photography

Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

I love stuffed red peppers. When I don’t have red peppers I use eggplant. You can find at the market small eggplant perfect to be stuffed. This is a simple vegan weeknight dinner, side dish, or entrée. The recipe is plant-based, meat-free, low carb, and easy to make. Stuffed eggplant with quinoa Eggplants/aubergines are awesome. You… Continue reading Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

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

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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