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Cottage Pie, you say?

I have never made this before… but now I’m hooked.  This traditional style English Cottage Pie is a new family staple especially after a winter like we had this year!The recipe below is a combitnation of a few different takes on the cottage pie, with a few of my own twists through in.  Hearty, meaty… Continue reading Cottage Pie, you say?

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Dinner at Tio Pablo!

Friday night in the bottom and we were in the mood for something authentic. I remembered hearing a lot about this little place over by the 17th Street Farmer’s Market, called “Tio Pablo”. A taqueria and tequila bar by acclaimed owner of both Lulu’s and Millie’s, Paul Keevil. My husband and I both agreed a… Continue reading Dinner at Tio Pablo!

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Baby Looms

What a great find at the Fresh Market this afternoon… “Baby Looms”! These are miniature heirloom tomatoes, great for salads or pasta. Lots of sizes, shapes and colors. Very rich in vitamin C, low calorie, and cholesterol free! Just a few are featured above: Brandywine, dates back to the late 1800’s, reddish-pink skin with veins… Continue reading Baby Looms

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Lots to see at the Plant Sale

On Saturday the girls, (me, my Mom and my niece) spent a beautiful afternoon at the Lewis Ginter Plant Sale.  Lots to see and purchase from trees to veggies, herbs to orchids. Local farms and nurseries were out in full force. Radical Roots Farm and Tricycle Gardens are familiar faces offering beautiful organic veggies, fruits… Continue reading Lots to see at the Plant Sale

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Creamy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta

Quick and easy weekday pasta.  I needed to make a fast and tasty meal and the remaining asparagus from last week’s trip to the farmer’s market was calling my name.  Throw in some fresh shrimp, bow-tie pasta and Philly’s Savory Garlic Cooking Cream and I’ve got a happy hubby. What you’ll need: 1/2 pound fresh… Continue reading Creamy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta