Wishes Growing Up (Recipe Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry)

When I was growing up, we lived in the country, 3 miles south of a very small town. Most all of my friends lived in town. I was always so jealous of the conveniences my friends had because of the fact that they lived in town. They could walk to each others homes to hang…

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Identity Crisis (Shrimp and Asparagus Recipe)

Minus the fried ice cream and funnel cakes, our family has been trying to eat a bit healthier lately. Since my kids love fresh vegetables, I have been trying to incorporate as much as I can into our evening meals. That is why, when I saw this recipe for Shrimp and Asparagus on All Recipes…

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Classic Food & Wine

Written for Paper Palate on The Well Fed Network I will admit… I have been a little disenchanted with some of the latest issues of Food & Wine magazine. Usually, I am able to flip through the magazine and bookmark a good handful of recipes to add to my “I will make this someday list“….

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Baby Fever

When you look at the photo associated with this post, what do you think? “Mmmmm… fresh homemade Challah bread.” That would be the logical thing to think, now wouldn’t it? When I took this bread out of the oven today, do you know the first thing I thought of? “Oh… it looks like a little…

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Going Green

We have been working hard here in the Dine & Dish household to lessen our environmental footprint. We have been taking small steps and are easing our way into the habits that will hopefully help our future generations to live in a thriving environment. All this green business can be very confusing and it has…

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A Foodie Friend Tribute

I was traveling in the car last week on the way to South Padre for vacation when when a message popped up on my Twitter account about the loss of wonderful food blogger. Sher, of the blog What Did You Eat? passed away suddenly from a heart attack last week and has since left huge…

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Congrats to Stephanie!

Stephanie from Stephanie’s Kitchen is the lucky winner of the most recent Dine & Dish Giveaway. Stephanie’s comment corresponded with the number from the Random Number Generator, so she will be receiving her very own copy of my new favorite cookbook, Table Talk by Carol McManus, plus the Food for Talk conversation starters. If you…

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Retirement Community Observations

Spending a vacation in a South Texas retirement community brings on some interesting observations from a 34 and younger point of view. Just because older people have bigger ears, does not mean they can hear better (keenly observed by my 4 year old). For older men, shorts and knee-high socks seems to be the hottest…

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