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Asian Meatballs

Asian Meatballs

This recipe is contributed by Monica Ford of Real Food Devotee, about whom we will have a full article with comments on her homemade products next week: highly recommended! One of my yummy snacks is lovely Asian meatballs. They are an easy finger food, go great with a dipping sauce, and are perfect when added […]

Homemade Bruschetta

Homemade Bruschetta

This month I would love to share my absolutely favorite recipe for my absolutely favorite summer appetizer: Bruschetta!  There is nothing—repeat NOTHING—tastier than good bruschetta on a hot summer’s afternoon.  Fancy-shmancy restaurants charge a small fortune for this simple gathering of summer flavors, and I’m telling you, once you whip this up you’ll never order […]

Arroyo Vista Inn: Eggs Florentine

Arroyo Vista Inn: Eggs Florentine

Thank you to Pat Wright and Arroyo Vista Inn for contributing this week’s “Mangiamo” recipe-of-the-week. Makes approximately 12 servings Ingredients: 3 tablespoons pesto ½ cup grated Parmesan 1 cup sliced mushrooms, sautèed ½ cup tomatoes, sautèed 3 cloves garlic 2½ cups cottage cheese 3 cups fresh spinach 1 cup grated mozzarella ½ cup grated Parmesan 4 […]

Sour Cream Coffeecake

Sour Cream Coffeecake

Thank you to Sally Cook of Heirloom Bakery & Café for contributing to this week’s “Mangiamo.” Ingredients: ½ pound of butter 1 pound of sugar 4 eggs 2 cups sour cream ¼ tablespoon and ¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt Topping: 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa ½ tablespoon and ½ teaspoon cinnamon […]

Lady of Leisure

Lady of Leisure

As many people may know, Ann Erdman is now the former Public Information Officer for the City of Pasadena. Today she is happily retired. A lady of leisure. Her fine character and her 25 years of service have been celebrated right and left, here and there, for the past 12 months. Just yesterday, Ann was […]

Piña Colada Pancakes

Piña Colada Pancakes

I’ll bet nobody’s sent in this recipe! Next month, I’ll be doing brushetta. I actually had it all ready for this month, but my kids begged me to do pancakes first. Start with scrumptious Buttermilk Pancakes… Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons sugar 1 […]

A New World of Creamy

A New World of Creamy

Quick, what’s white in color, has no fat, and can turn a mac and cheese dish into a good source of vitamin C, fiber and potassium? Normally, anything white makes the diet-conscious eater think, “Not me. No, thank you.” However, this pale pal is a low-carb-lover’s dream. Give up yet? (I know, I threw you […]

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna salad can go, oh, so many ways: sweet, pickled, and crunchy; exotic, spicy, or unadorned; and augmented by macaroni, arugula, cottage cheese, or parmesan. Whether you’re using Bumblebee or grinding up last night’s yellowfin steaks, tuna salad is—almost—as American as apple pie. Tuna salad can be made with: Miracle Whip—we swear!—it’s called “Tempting Tuna […]

Grillin’ the Pollo

Grillin’ the Pollo

Okay this isn’t the fanciest of dinners, but it’s a family favorite and very easy (you could almost say we’re cheating), and we love the smell of something grillin’ on the barbecue—especially when it’s out of season and on a rainy day. Ingredients: Boneless chicken breasts, enough to feed your crew, medium-sized Lemons Olive oil Freshly […]

Garbanzo-Bulgur Wheat-Lemon-Herb Salad

Garbanzo-Bulgur Wheat-Lemon-Herb Salad

Here is one of my new fave salad recipes. It is serious yum action… Ingredients: 1 cup bulgur wheat 2 cups water 1½ teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons red onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 small Persian (or other) cucumbers, diced ⅓-½ cup chopped fresh parsley ⅓-½ cup chopped fresh dill ¼ cup fresh […]

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