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Strawberry Tart

This Strawberry Tart would be a big hit on Semi-Homemade on the Food Network.  I do not remember where I first read how to make it but I believe it was in an article in a women’s magazine that was doing items on margaritas. Strawberry Tart INGREDIENTS 1 store bought tart 1 pint ripe strawberries, washed and… Continue reading Strawberry Tart

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Brown Basmati Rice and Black Bean Salad

This is a modified recipe that I received through SparkPeople.  The original recipe calls for quinoa but I couldn’t find it at the local grocery.  I made due with what I had on hand. Brown Basmati Rice and Black Bean Salad INGREDIENTS 1 cup brown basmati rice 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1-1/2 Tbsp.… Continue reading Brown Basmati Rice and Black Bean Salad

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Holiday Weekend

Since my kids are not traveling – other than to get home – for the holiday weekend, we are having a huge family gathering tonight at my house.  All six kids will be here.  Susan will be bringing her roommate, Margie.  Ben is bringing his girlfriend, Liz.  The kids’ dad is bring his girlfriend, Regina,… Continue reading Holiday Weekend