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The Real Deal on San Marzano Tomatoes

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Les Kincaid

Only Buy Real San Marzano Tomatoes….. If You Can  by Les Kincaid The hype around San Marzano’s, the sweet Italian plum tomatoes from Campania, has always been a bit of a mystery to me. I thought I was buying the real thing. The label said San Marzano tomatoes. Sweet, pulpy, low in acidity, and containing few seeds, they are said …

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Broccoli Salad With Bacon and Raisins

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Personally, I love broccoli. I love it raw or steamed, in soup or in salad. This recipe brings together some interesting flavors to add to fresh broccoli; raisins, bacon, red onion and sunflower seeds. Otherwise picky family and friends will embrace broccoli after tasting this. Broccoli Salad With Bacon and Raisins   Ingredients: 10 slices bacon 1 head fresh broccoli, cut …

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Father’s Day Ham, Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Nothing says loving like a casserole warm from the oven for Father’s Day brunch. You don’t have to be a gourmet chef to whip up a yummy and satisfying dish for dad. Ham, Broccoli and Cheese Casserole Ingredients: 1/2 cup broccoli florets 3 slices whole wheat bread, cubed 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, drained …

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Creamy Dill and Cucumber Toasty Points: Summer Delight

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

June is generally the month of sunshine and weddings. This delicious and dreamy recipe makes a perfect appetizer for a bridal shower or bachlorette party. Or even a yummy incentive to throw a ladies-day-only fun and festive pool party. Creamy Dill & Cucumber Toasty Points  Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing …

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A Special Custard Breakfast Dish For Mom

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

May is a marvelous month to celebrate mothers. No doubt there are plans in the works to take Mom out to a lovely dinner so that she can relax and enjoy the company of the family on Mother’s Day. How about starting her day off early with something special in the morning? This yum yum yummy Raisin Cinnamon Bread Custard recipe is …

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Stellar Food, Award Winning Wine In Pahrump, NV

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits, The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Pahrump, Nevada, is known to folks in Las Vegas as the “Gateway to Death Valley”. To the indigenous Southern Paiute tribe it was known as Pah-Rimpi, or “Water Rock,” so named because of the abundant artesian wells in the valley. It may seem odd to some but today the unincorporated desert settlement of Pahrump, population 36,441, is home to a multi-award-winning …