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Potato Salad with Mint and Lemon, by Al Roker

I recently watched Al Roker of the TODAY show prepare this salad and decided to make it myself based on the feedback of the other hosts who were sampling it.  We don’t eat a lot of potatoes these days but love this lightened up version of potato salad because it satisfies your starchy cravings without […]

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Citrus Skillet Shrimp, by Hello Fresh

So I usually make up my own recipes, but I thought I would give this a try.  I’ve been receiving Hello Fresh meals for a while and thought I would share some of the healthy recipes that they have been delivering.  The boxes come packed with fresh ingredients straight to my doorstep each week chilled […]

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Pork Roast with Crackling

So now that I’ve had a few days to rest and become re-acclimated into the time zone of the midwest in the USA… I’m finding myself missing much of the cuisine I enjoyed while in South Africa!  I learned a lot from my new friend Nicole Van Velden, the wife of Winemaker David at Overgaauw […]

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Butterflied, Baked Herb Cornish Hens

I don’t know why people only serve Cornish hens on special occassions.  A cornish hen typically commands a higher price per pound than chickens, despite a shorter growing span of 28 to 30 days, as opposed to 42 or more for regular chicken.  But although rumored to be expensive in comparison, I’ve found them locally […]

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Slow Cooker “Baked” Potatoes

I recently caught this tip on the weekend show “The Kitchen” and I wondered, why didn’t I think of that?  I didn’t want to run the oven the other day as it was hot outside and I had my son Andrew coming over for dinner.  He’s a pretty good eater and appreciates a good meal, […]

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