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Archives for July 2007

Big Jake’s Lettuce Wraps

by TT July 28th, 2007| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Sandwiches
With July coming to an end, it's the perfect time to spend a day at the beach. Have the kids put on their swimsuits, grab any toys they want, pack some snacks, and we're off for a day of fun. The day is enjoyed by all. The kids get to

TK’s Chesapeake Cole Slaw

by TK July 20th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
Coleslaw is one of those crazy dishes that has about a thousand different variations. Some people make it with mayo. Some with vinegar. Sometimes it is sweet. Sometimes it is sour.

My coleslaw is more of a combination recipe, and it has the bite of Chesapeake flavoring (like you are eating

Ladies’ Lemonade

by TT July 20th, 2007| Drinks, Recipes
The girls' sleepover was a huge success the other night.  My friend arrived at 6:00, and we enjoyed a yummy dinner of salad on my deck.  It could have been a very leisurely dinner, except that a downpour arrived at the end of the meal, quickening our return to the

Espinaca Dip

by TT July 18th, 2007| Appetizers, Recipes
Being a semi-single girl (being that the boyfriend is otherwise busy), it seemed like a good night to invite my best friend over for food, chatting, and movies.   I wanted to make a munchy that would stay warm through an evening of conversation, be easy to prepare whenever we decided

OXO Good Grips Click & Seal Travel Mug

by TT July 16th, 2007| Equipment Reviews
I am a low-dose coffee addict. I don't need to have an i.v. of coffee, but I definitely need my morning cup of coffee. I prefer to sip slowly on my hot beverage during the start of my workday. This leads to the problem of finding the

Herb of the Month: Mint

by TT July 15th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
In the midst of summer, it seems that most of us are busy trying to keep cool. Whether it be by consuming many ice cold beverages, finding a shady spot in the yard to lounge, or staying inside an air conditioned home, we have the same goal. We want to

Mom’s Wonderful Waffles

by TT July 11th, 2007| Breakfast Dishes, Recipes
Recently, I reviewed my Toastmaster Belgian Waffle Maker.  I received a comment to that posting requesting my waffle recipe.  Here is the recipe that I have used for countless morning meals.

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Toastmaker Belgian Waffle Maker

by TT July 9th, 2007| Equipment Reviews
A year or two ago, my two children, who were 7 and 9 at the time, slept over a friend's house. For breakfast the next morning they were offered waffles. They thought it was a great idea until the waffles were taken out of a box in

Summer Salad with Strawberries

by TT July 4th, 2007| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads
The end of June is a great time to pick strawberries in New England.  These berries are ripe and prevalent at this time of year.  On a recent weekend morning, my children and I went to a local pick your own farm and in less than 30 minutes had harvested five pounds
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DeLonghi Espresso Maker

by TT July 1st, 2007| Equipment Reviews
 It seems that wherever you go today you can find espresso-based drinks. What used to be found at only upscale bakeries and Italian restaurants, can now be found at gas stations and convenience stores. With such a surge in popularity, it makes sense that there are now many