Category Archives: Recipes

Mayocoba beans and chicken red chili

I was shopping in Hattiesburg, in the bean aisle.  Usually, there is nothing surprising or unusual to be found–I am reasonably certain that we have tried about every bean sold in Southern Mississippi at least once.  Beans are cheap, easy … Continue reading

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Sugar Coma-No Bake Cookie Cheesecake

I make things up as I go, and I do the same thing with food often.  I don’t wake up in the morning, and think to myself, “Today, I must invent a new recipe for a no-bake cheesecake.” Not me, … Continue reading

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Healthy Venezuelan Cooking by the Nomad Cook

Healthy Venezuelan Cooking offers anecdotes and recipes for Venezuelan foods, focusing on making these dishes heathier and lighter for the modern diet. With photos and clear instructions, it’s a great resource for any adventurous foodie and would make a fantastic gift for the foodie in your life. Continue reading

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Fast green chili with carne picada

Everybody likes fast meals, if they are tasty.  This one might be a bit different than is commonly found on the Gulf Coast though, as it takes on a lot of Southwestern influence along the way. It starts with the … Continue reading

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Newly released on Smashwords!

There’s a new release on Smashwords, although it was previously released on Amazon, but it marks its debut into other formats besides that of Kindle.  It’s 56+ Marvelous Homemade Mixes. I’m every bit as excited as I was when it … Continue reading

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New books, summer, and me

I have been one busy person the past few months.  Unfortunately, things like this blog have been neglected in the meantime.  Good intentions don’t create real blog posts! So here’s what’s been happening. First, there was a “preview” book released … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday, so here’s a gift for YOU!

My birthday is the 19th of this month, and while I’m going to leave my age a bit mysterious (ladies are like that…) I am going to be celebrating it with family and friends on a camping trip.   So … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajita Nachos

Everybody, or so it seems, loves nachos.  They are easy to make, easy to serve, and messy to eat, but we still love to eat them.  This recipe kicks them up a notch, turning a favorite snack into a meal … Continue reading

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32 Small Breads

This is the baking season.  We have holidays coming, the weather is cool enough to do it, and the extra warmth in the kitchen isn’t the problem it is all summer.  That means its the perfect time to bake some … Continue reading

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Dinner on a flash with a shoestring

Cheap eats are all the rage these days, which is probably a less-than-thrilling indicator about the real state of the American economy.  Most of the slick magazines’ versions has a dinner for 4 costing $10 and call that cheap. I’m … Continue reading

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