Grilled Cilantro Chicken

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Chicken is just so chicken. It can be kinda boring at times. With the weather warming up outdoors, grilling is in the air.  Can you smell it?  What can we do to create a mysteriously good grilled chicken dish?  Let’s think about this. Lately, I have gravitated towards flavors that are hidden and make a […]

Sweet Garlic Soup

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The first time I tasted this Sweet Garlic Soup, I knew I could never live without it. The name, yes, is very interesting, sweet and garlic combined? But, it is so incredibly good. I dream about making vats of it daily to feed the world. Where did this recipe come from?  I am proud to […]

Carbonara Comfort Food

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Here I am. Eating a bowl of carbonara comfort food with a mound of shaved Parmesan The hiatus last week was due to a little commitment on the calendar. A Silent Auction thingy. You see, public schools here in California have been hit pretty hard by state budget cuts. Fundraising foots the bill for many […]

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe

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I hear everyone is busting out their Crock Pots. Way to go! I too, levitra medical love an easy, buy delicious meal. Due to the last post, sovaldi sale Crock Pot French Dip Recipe , I have another one to share. Ms. Jessica sent me this recipe.  Thank you my dear.  The chicken cooks while […]

How To Cook Live Crabs

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I had never done this. Live Crab? I don’t know how to cook live crabs. The thought of boiling Mr. Crab alive made my heart wince. Visions of standing over boiling water, not being able to drop Mr. Crab to its demise were strong. I’m a sensitive shellfish type – wimpy wimpy wimpy. The answer […]

Seared Scallops, with a Coconut Scented Potato Puree, Caramelized Pineapple, Shitake Mushrooms and a Balsamic Reduction Garnish.

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Seared Scallops are not an everyday item here at Chez Sugar and Spice. I was not raised on sea food.  Shrimp, on special occasions, heavily dunked in mild cocktail sauce was the extent of things.  Family members simply did not care for creatures from under the sea. Myself included. Recently I feel my palette has […]

Cheese and Sausage Manicotti

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  My sweet friend came home from the NICU with her twins a little while back.  Her tribe circled the wagons in support and started a food delivery calendar.  My day was last Wednesday,  Cheese and Sausage Manicotti was the delivery. Would you like to see? Alrighty….. To bring out the best in this Manicotti, buy […]

Roasted Vegetables with Caramelized Onions & Honey Goat Cheese Pizza

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This is a different type of pizza friends.  The inspiration behind this recipes comes from two places.  One is from Ms. Kendel who loves the Mediterranean Pizza at Lazy Dog Café.  A year ago she asked me to figure out that baby.  Sorry for my lack of urgency there.  Because…. I’m kicking myself after sampling this […]

Roasted Vegetable Penne with Feta and Goat Cheese; 4th of July Potluck Recipe

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This year, Roasted Vegetable Penne with Feta and Goat Cheese {along with roasted butternut squash and walnuts} could be your crowd pleaser.  The lovely ladies from The Perfect Pair Shower have asked for the recipe, so here is it. Last 4th of July, Asparagus ~ Pancetta Lasagna as well as the Ultimate Chocolate Cake were […]