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GOTHIC GRIEF

It’s interesting and strange how humans react to situations in their lives. Some run to the freezer and straight into the throws of Hagen-Das ice cream where a lifetime of woe will sit heavily on the hips. Others crawl into bed and stay there draped in covers until the day…

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SIMPLE SURPRISE AT MEXICAN RESTAURANT

I have for many years been going to El Indio Mexican Restaurant to enjoy the cuisine prepared by my good friend Sylvia Leal Malone and her family. And while the food is excellent on every given day, there finally came a day, on Tuesday, April 5, 2006 when I ventured…

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ITS NOT PASTA, BUT MAN IS IT GOOD!

I love pasta. That could be the end of this article because that’s how much I love pasta. Pasta is one of those foods that is laden with calories and is very filling, so I’ve decided to cut back on eating it. I know, I can’t believe it either. (pout)…

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CAVIAR & SMOKED SALMON

Elegant TouchesI love adding the Elegant Touch whenever possible, so when a simple snack or entrée can use a hint of salt, I consider using Caviar or Smoked Salmon. Excessive? No. Expensive? Yes… or maybe not. Because Caviar is briny and Smoked Salmon is cured, each can stand up to…

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ROMANCE IS SIMPLE

Take a thoughtful approach! Simple meals are by far the best for entertaining, for feeding your family, or for a nice repast by yourself. They may often be easy and quick to prepare, having an elegant appearance when presented with style. Use the freshest fruits, vegetables, and meats available to…

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