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Spring Dishes!

Spring is in the air and a vast variety of foods are now becoming available depending on what part of the country you live in. … [more]

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Creating a special meal for Mom is a true gift from the heart.  I have put together one that is not only special, but easy… [more]

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Decadent Soup and Salad Dinner (Mixed Mushroom Soup with Truffle Oil)

This is a not your ordinary soup and salad dinner!  Start your dinner party or date night dinner with a decadent appetizer/salad that has a… [more]

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Romantic Spring Dinner (Salmon with a Dill Cream and Caviar)

 The entrée I have been making for years and has become a favorite even if it isn’t Spring!  Don’t wait until Spring treat yourself to the… [more]

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Summer Dinner al Fresco (Classic Risotto with Crab)

Eating outside on a warm summer night makes dinner special.  Serve this menu highlighting the fresh ingredients of summer, light some candles and you have a perfect… [more]

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Ralph’s Father’s Day Menu

My father was a simple man and generally didn’t like fussy ingredients.  Growing up on a farm and ranch the ingredients were fresh and delicious… [more]

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Italian Dinner al Fresco (Shellfish Medley with a Lemon Butter Aioli Sauce over Angel Hair Pasta)

There is something about spring/summer and a light Italian dinner that just begs to be enjoyed ouside!  We enjoyed this refreshing dinner al fresco one evening and for… [more]

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