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Oct 31

Happy Halloween from Dixie Sunflower and Lady ChowChow

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Sep 02

Farmer Market Time – Even if you don’t visit the rest of the year – Now is the Time!!!! – Albany

Delmar Farmers Market

\   Albany County *Albany Jewish Community Ctr Farmers’ Market 340 Whitehall Road Albany, NY 12208 Thursday 3pm-6pm May 23 – October 3 Linda Finkle (518) 438-6651109 *Altamont Farmers’ Market Altamont Free Library, 181 Main St. M/T/TR/F 11am-6pm Sat/Sun 10am-2pm July 1 – September 1 Linda Cure (518) 456-3150 *Capital District Farmers’ Market in Menands …

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Jul 12

It is so hot out ! I want Sangria!


Come on you summer freaks! explain to me how you enjoy these 90 degree days.  You know the days when the sweat just slides of your brow. What I really enjoy during this lovely summer weather is when the sweat slides down you spine .Seriously! you get dressed up to go out for summer fun …

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Jun 24

Israeli Couscous with Apples, Cranberries and Herbs – Inspired by Giada-

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Ingredients Couscous: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups Israeli couscous (or barley or orzo) 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 2 medium green apple, diced 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped nuts, toasted, see Cook’s Note …

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May 30

Skip the Coffee – Eat an Apple for your Morning Jolt


Eating an apple is a more reliable method of staying awake than consuming a cup of coffee. The natural sugar in an apple is more potent than the caffeine in coffee.

May 28

1,2,3, Easy – Spring Pasta from the Chew

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It felt like a long winter – but this is one way to celebrate the change in seasons. TASTY! and on the table in less than 30 min. including cooking time.   FOR THE CHIVE BREAD CRUMBS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup bread crumbs ¼ cup minced chives Zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons …

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May 26

Drop Dead Kick Ass Sangria

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My apologies – I have no idea where this recipe comes from Serves 8  or 4 thirsty friends or 2 lonely friends 750 ml bottle red wine (like Clos du Bois Rouge) 1 cup Grand Marnier 1 cup rum 1 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup …

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May 24

If Peanuts are not a nut – why do they call them peanuts.


Peanuts are not nuts, they are part of the pea family. Because of this, they are prone to spoiling much faster than nuts, which is why they are typically found roasted. Peanut oil can be utilized to make nitroglycerin, a major component of dynamite.

May 21

Curtis Stone’s Sticky Toffee Ice Cream – Make Ahead! The Perfect Summer Dessert

Toffee ice cream

We are all looking for that perfect make ahead Summer Sweet for dinner parties. Easy, not fussy but still makes an impression. Here ya go! STORING: The ice cream can be frozen for up to 2 days. 8 ounces Medjool dates (about 14), pitted and coarsely chopped 1 cup packed light brown sugar 8 tablespoons …

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May 17

Pump me some coconut milk


In an emergency, coconut water can be substituted for blood plasma, due to the fact that coconut water possesses the perfect PH level and is also sterile.

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