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Pineapple Coconut Cream Cake

Pineapple Coconut Cream Cake by Laurie Alves

PagesPineapple Coconut Cream CakeHey Everyone thanks for coming by here to look for recipes while the website is being updated. I promise it wont be alot longer and it will be fabulous!In the meantime I am sharing another recipe from last night's Birthday Dinner.Again as in many of my recipes this one is also EASY Peasy....but really…

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Birthday Prime Rib Dinner

Birthday Prime Rib Dinner by Laurie Alves

PagesBirthday Prime Rib DinnerI try to make something special for birthdays. While I dont have any children at home I do have the Mr and he loves my cooking most of the time. His latest favorite is Prime Rib. I've only made one other time, so I'm pretty new at it. I have to say though...It's pretty good! It's easy and it's…

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Lemon Coconut Tartlets for a Hint of Spring

Lemon Coconut Tartlets for a Hint of Spring by Laurie Alves

PagesLemon Coconut Tartlets for a Hint of SpringYou must be so tired of Winter! I hope these bring you the hope that Spring is around the corner!Sometimes I get bogged down with the traditional way a recipe is prepared and don't play with my food. Today was different. Today I decided that Lemon was the addition to this little tart I…

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No Grill BBQ Ribs, A Crockpot Alternative with all of the BBQ Flavor

No Grill BBQ Ribs, A Crockpot Alternative with all of the BBQ Flavor by Laurie Alves

It's Sunday Dinner time with Magical Slow Cooker and I know, we are all itching for the BBQ Grill! But, When it's buried under a foot of snow or when we work all week, we sometimes just can't get there. Whether it's the weather, or it's errands and…

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Strawberry Napoleons, An Easy and Impressive Dessert

Strawberry Napoleons, An Easy and Impressive Dessert by Laurie Alves

This is a Dessert from my Cookbook, 5 Ingredient Solutions. It's a great little cookbook, but I get alot of flack for it. You see there are alot of Recipe Snobs. They believe that if a recipe calls for an ingredient that is pre-made or store bought than it isn't really a recipe.I started writing and publishing this blog for 1 reason…

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Chicken and Dumplings For an Easy Weeknight Meal

Chicken and Dumplings For an Easy Weeknight Meal by Laurie Alves

Made a Quick and Easy Chicken and Dumplings the other night thought I'd share it with you!Boned a Rotisserie Chicken from the market.Shredded the chicken, set it aside.Heated some Olive Oil to the bottom of a stock pot, added chopped onion, celery and carrots.Once the onions were translucent I added the chicken, sauteed for 1 to 1 1/2…

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Bacon Cheese Buns! A Great Party App!

Bacon Cheese Buns! A Great Party App! by Laurie Alves

These are a quick and easy App to make for any party!I happen to make them for New Years Eve, but I make them just as easily for a Football Afternoon!I picked up some Frozen "Pão de Queijo" (eng, Cheese Breads) in my local Brazilian Market this past weekend and came straight to the idea of this app.I have included a link to a Great…

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce A Foodie's Valhalla

Homemade Cranberry Sauce A Foodie's Valhalla by Laurie Alves

I like to call the upcoming week a Foodie's Valhalla!Thanksgiving is a wonderful Celebration where we sit as a family / friends to share in a meal and give Thanks for all that we share and experience as a community.It is a Fantastic way to validate my mission in Blogging, Food is Absolutely a big expression of LOVE !Please try to…

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Traditionally Speaking, Food is Love

Traditionally Speaking, Food is Love by Laurie Alves

We are coming upon the 3rd anniversary of Food is Love. I could go on and say how wonderful it's been and what an honor it's been to be a part of your lives, but that's a Given! If you know anything about me or the reason / mission for this blog you'll know that I am here writing, cooking and photoing (is that a word? well it is…

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A New Twist on a Classic! Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage

A New Twist on a Classic! Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage by Laurie Alves

I saw that Stuffed Cabbage or Cabbage Rolls as some call them have started a trend.A trend to "deconstruct" them.One of this Blog's Fave Recipe's is my "Stuffed Cabbage"So much so. that the photo tutorial has been a Pinterest sensation for quite a while!I understand that Cabbage Rolls can be laborsome, but I have always thought the…

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