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Tips, Tricks, Recipes, and Anecdotes From My Kitchen to Yours.

Kentucky Derby Party, why not try these enticing recipes

Kentucky Derby Party, why not try these enticing recipes When people consider having a party at their home based on a sporting event, they tend to think of the Super Bowl. One of the most underrated sporting spectacles of the year happens to be the Kentucky Derby. Every year there are 20 horses that get picked to run in…

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Incorporating Spaghetti Squash in your Diet

Incorporating Spaghetti Squash in your Diet Spaghetti squash is great when you are going gluten free, sticking to a healthy or paleo diet or just trying to watch the carbs. Try spaghetti squash for a nutritious supplement. Make this squash a new staple. This squash can be tasty, hearty, and easy to prepare.  When fully cooked it acts like…

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Delicious Dessert Recipes as you Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Delicious Dessert Recipes as you Celebrate St Patrick’s Day Here are some delicious desserts as you celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Did you know that at least 133 million people in the U.S. plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in 2015 and 30.5% of those people will go to a bar or restaurant to partake in…

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Raw Onions, there is no need to fear them any longer

Raw Onions, there is no need to fear them any longer…..   You may not be a fan of the raw onions because of its potency. My dad and I are probably the only ones in my immediate family who are raw onion eaters. Cutting into a raw onions can make your eyes tears and…

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Winter Foods, try eating them while they are in season

Winter Foods, try eating them while they are in season.  There are a number of ideal winter foods during this time of year that are great to include in your diet. They contain many vitamins, minerals and fiber. Many have a proven track record of fighting off disease and promoting good health.  The fruits and vegetables you can eat…

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Root vegetables, why not try these cold winter staples

Root vegetables, eat them while they are in season. As the colder weather arrives, the leaves on the trees begin to change and fall away. Now that autumn is upon us, root veggies, pumpkins and gourds show up at the local farm stands and markets. They have interesting shapes and colors. Fall veggies can be delicious especially, roasted squash, beets, carrots and sweet potatoes or…

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Pumpkins, the autumn squash and ways to use it

Pumpkins, the autumn squash and ways to use it   The name pumpkin comes from the Greek word ‘pepon’, meaning ‘large melon’. Pumpkins are popular decorations during Halloween. A carved pumpkin illuminated by candles is known as a ‘jack-o-lantern’. The tradition is believed to have come from Ireland, where they used to carve faces into…

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Debbie’s Personal Chef Service, Personal Cooking Service

A Home Chef Simplifies Your Busy Life   I am Debbie a personal chef, personal cooking service of Debbie’s Home Cooked Meals here in Flemington, New Jersey. I serve the surrounding areas of Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer and Bucks counties. Not only do I love to cook, but I’d love to cook for you. Everything I do is aimed at…

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Using Baby Bok Choy in a Chinese stir fry

Using Baby Bok Choy in a Chinese stir fry  Baby Bok Choy is from China and is used in soups and stir-fries, appetizers and main dishes. Bok Choy’s popularity comes from its light, sweet flavor, crisp texture and nutritional value. Not only is Bok Choy high in Vitamin A, C and calcium, but it is low in…

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