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Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a delicious treat- especially during the holiday.  The soft hints of cinnamon and nutmeg will please your family and friends. …

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Chicken Pot Pie

It’s Fall- this delicious, creamy recipe for Chicken Pot Pie will please your family and friends!   Chicken Pot Pie   Ingredients:   …

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Esta Esta, Monroeville, PA

I rarely turn down Italian food, so when I was asked to go to Esta Esta last week I happily accepted. I had never been to the Italian eatery in Monroeville, PA, and wasn’t even aware of it’s existence.

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Spicy Bacon Cheese Dip

This Spicy Bacon Cheese dip is easy to make, and packed with flavor!

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Gravlax with Absolut Citron

Gravlax is a Scandinavian dish of dry-cured salmon marinated in herbs. There are many variations- some are savory, while others are sweet and tangy. Gravlax with Absolute Citron takes only a few minutes to prep, but requires 24 hours to cure.

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Green Drink Recipe

I started making green drinks a few weeks back. I usually start craving coffee at noon, so I’ve been trying to replace the caffeine with green, leafy veggies. This drink is easy to make, and provides a nice spike of energy!

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Thai Cilantro Dipping Sauce

I came up with this flavorful, delicious recipe for a beer tasting we had at the club. Thai Cilantro Dipping Sauce is perfect for chicken, pork, white fish, and grilled vegetables.

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Homemade Lemon Pepper

Homemade lemon pepper is a very easy, and useful seasoning that goes well with most proteins.

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Ristorante Arlecchino, McMurray, PA

Ristorante Arlecchino is located at 133 Camp Lane, in Mcmurray, PA. Previously a schoolhouse, the restaurant embodies comfort, and old-world charm. The main dining room is inviting and warm, with an open kitchen where you can see the talent at work.

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Cookware Buying Guide

Cookware Buying Guide

I frequently get asked questions about cookware. Most people are confused when it comes to purchasing pots and pans because there are so many varieties. Here are a few things to consider when buying a set for your home kitchen.

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