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MAC AND CHEESE CHILI RECIPE

Hi there! Did you catch my recent blog post about celebrating Valentine’s Day at my Big Bear Lake cabin that we call Stone Hill Cottage? Since it was a family affair with my cousin and her 3 adorable kids, I made kid friendly fare for lunch which included my Mac and Cheese Chili Recipe. It’s a […]

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SPANISH STYLE CHICKEN FRICASSEE

Hello. Today I thought I’d bring you one of my favorite recipes: Spanish Style Chicken Fricassee. Chicken Fricassee is a classic one-pot-wonder of a comfort food recipe, with many variations depending on the country of origin. For example, the French use cream and mushrooms in their Fricassee. My Puerto Rican stepmother adds potatoes and cilantro […]

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MY FAVORITE PASTA RECIPE

Hi There. The other day my Philadelphia dwelling son called to ask me for my favorite pasta recipe. It’s his favorite pasta recipe too. I asked him if he had first checked the blog to see if I hadn’t posted it and sure enough I hadn’t. That’s crazy because it’s my favorite pasta recipe and […]

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FISH TACO RECIPE – MY SON’S FAVORITE MOM DISH

Greetings. My middle son Taylor is home for a couple of weeks. He has the summer off from his Teach For America job in Philadelphia.  I find myself measuring times like this, which are now so fleeting at this stage in my life as a parent. He will teach for another year and then go […]

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ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST FRIED CHICKEN

Hi there. As you may know from following After Orange County, my husband and I get together once a month with a few close friends to enjoy the simple pleasures of our enduring friendships and good, down-to-earth comfort food. We so value nourishing both our bodies and our souls around the community of our table, sharing food […]

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A PIZZA MAKING TUTORIAL

Hello pizza fans. At least I hope you are a pizza fan because I have devoted this entire week to pizza! But really, who doesn’t like pizza? First I shared with you my new kitchen appliance, the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker, then I gave you a tutorial on the preparation of Olive Oil Pizza […]

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