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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 …

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Spring Lamb & Wine Dinner Table Pairings

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits, The Imbibery and Distillery by Les Kincaid

Never Too Old to Learn to Like Lamb (contributed by Chef Les Kincaid) Typically, lamb shares the table with red Bordeaux, Burgundy, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Côtes du Rhône. Those familiar varieties are tried-and-true pairings, but I’d encourage you to try the lesser-known–and truly delicious–options. Lamb is traditionally–and symbolically–the main dish at Easter dinner. But most Americans haven’t tried this luscious cut …

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Easter Holiday Dinner: Rack of Lamb With Rosemary & Garlic

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Lamb is so delicious when it’s cooked properly and what could be more proper than a rack of lamb roasted with rosemary, garlic and Dijon mustard? One the prep work is done, it’s only a matter of mere minutes, less than half an hour, to roast the tender shanks into mouth-watering perfection. Holiday Rosemary and Garlic Rack of Lamb  Ingredients: 1/2 …

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Smoked Whitefish Dip: Kosher Holiday Fare

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Smoked Whitefish Dip Two of the most holy of holiday celebrations in the world occur about the same time each spring.  Christians celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Christ Jesus, and Jews celebrate Passover, which commemorates the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and slavery. Here is a recipe for a Kosher style appetizer that should please Jews and Gentiles alike when served …

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Loaded Lo-cal Potato Soup

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Potatoes are such comfort food regardless the time of year. Spring is a good season for a worthy spud attack especially when you can make a cheesy creamy soup that is a bit on the low calorie side. Great for a dinner party or just the family! Ingredients: 4 red potatoes 2 tsp of olive oil 1/2 cup of onion …