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Entrees, Seafood, Uncategorized

Pappou’s Snapper

 I’m dedicating this month’s recipe to my dear, late father-in-law, Gwinn. Gwinn didn’t have a Greek bone in his body, but he was a full-blooded Hellenophile. His passion for all things Greek dated to a magical journey he made as a young man.  While there, he became enchanted with the […]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Appetizers, Holidays

Fresh Guacamole

This is Part 2 of the Cinco de Yummo recipe series: Fresh Guacamole. These are tried and true recipes, and the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your family and friends. Make sure you don’t miss Part 1 of the series: Betserita’s Frozen Margaritas.

Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Holidays

Betseritas

This is Part 1 of the Cinco de Yummo recipe series: Betserita’s Frozen Margaritas. These are tried and true recipes, and the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your family and friends. Make sure you don’t miss Part 2 of the series: Fresh Guacamole.

Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Appetizers, Holidays, Side

Cinco de Yummo!

Reward yourself with a pitcher of my favorite margaritas and a big bowl of homemade guac. These are tried and true recipes, and the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo (misunderstood history notwithstanding) with your family and friends.

Asparagus Soup
Entrees

Come, Lovely Spring

My love for cooking and my love for the man who would become my husband both had their origin in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 1989. Paul said it dawned on him that evening that if I could make asparagus taste that good, he saw promise in the relationship.

Salad Chart
Salads, Side

Salad-Making

For being somewhat of a salad connoisseur, I came to them relatively late in life. In the original Strawberry Kitchen, the salad course was typically some sort of congealed concoction, made of canned fruit and jello and topped with cool whip.

Granola
Baking, Breakfast

My Homemade Granola

It is the cat’s meow, the bee’s knees, and da-bom-dot-com, all tossed together and served with a spoon. I’ve heard tell that certain people…OK, one person…has eaten it for breakfast and lunch every day for the past week and still hasn’t gotten tired of it.