Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Summer is grilling time. There are so many food options including meat, vegetables, fruits, and even desserts that make it an exciting cooking option. For this post, I wanted to share a recipe for grilled kabobs. Kabobs are of middle eastern origin and usually involve lamb but can also include beef, seafood, and chicken. Vegetables … Continue reading Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Ginger Garlic Sauce

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Fireworks Cake: How to Hack a Box Cake Mix and Frosting in a Tub

I adore food hacks. Anything that makes something simple into something marvelous is a winner in my book. I'm still on my patriotic kick and was thinking about making something red, white, and blue. At the grocery store, there was a display that had Pillsbury cake mixes and tubs of frosting. Alongside, these products was … Continue reading Fireworks Cake: How to Hack a Box Cake Mix and Frosting in a Tub

Spanish Chicken with Mushrooms and Green Olives – A Sister’s Tribute to her Brother

Rosemarie shared this delicious recipe with me that has green olives in it. I love it and can’t wait to make it. Her tribute to her brother is so beautiful and moving. I have to find some tissues for the tears on my cheek but please take a look at this post.

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I love my brother dearly – for two reasons. He’s the only brother I had and he had the biggest heart. Up until he became ill, my brother wandered around the city caring for stray cats. He fed them, made sure they had fresh water and even took them to the vet when they got sick. In an effort to cut down on the stray cat population, he captured those he could to have them spayed or neutered – all out of his own pocket. My brother didn’t make much – he worked as a delivery person for our town’s only paper by day and drove a taxi by night. As a taxi driver, he would pick one passenger each night to give a free ride to, based on conversation or circumstance. He didn’t let them know the ride was free until they had reached their final destination. Generally, he picked someone…

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Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Chicken with Fettuccine

There's really a shortage of recipes for green olives also known as Spanish or Manzanilla olives. They are so delicious and I love them when they are stuffed with pimentos. They have a salty flavor that can excite an entire dish. When I was growing up, my mom would make a delicious casserole that consisted … Continue reading Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Chicken with Fettuccine

Caramel Walnut Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

If you like this recipe, please vote for me by giving me a ❤️ in the contest: Olive oil contest https://www.liokareas.com/blogs/news/recipe-contest Hi fellow foodies! Happy Thursday to you. I hope you are having a great week! Today, I'm sharing another one of my contest entries with you. In order to compete in this contest, I … Continue reading Caramel Walnut Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Strawberry Orange Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

I've been on a real kick lately to introduce variety into our meals. I'm always pretty creative when it comes to meats and main dishes and even desserts but the side dishes could use a little improvement. It should be fairly easy but I tend to put all my energy in the main entree and … Continue reading Strawberry Orange Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette