Tag: #1000Gifts

Easter Sunday

From todays’ Daily Word: “The eternal light of Easter morning lifts my spirit to new heights.   “I am a spiritual being engaged in a human experience. As such, my individual spirit is resurrected when I use faith and forgiveness to dissolve negative energies and attitudes that have been slowing me on my spiritual path. “I am the light, and…

Sunday In The Park

Sunday in the park down the street from where I live. Mittineague Park, West Springfield, Massachusetts. Sunday, October 1, 2017.   If you are looking for beautiful portrait, wedding, nature, or documentary photography, or someone you know is looking for photography that helps to create a more artful and beautiful life, please contact me.  Photography and Prints meant to last…

Pasta Primavera

Returning home from a long weekend at a 50th wedding anniversary, my wife suggested I make something simple for dinner, pasta primavera. Indeed simple—-and delicious, especially because the vegetables are roasted!!! Ingredients 3 carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips 2 yellow squash, cut into thin strips 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips (I…

Spicy Chicken Orange Ginger Meatballs

These spicy chicken orange ginger meatballs are so delicious! Ingredients For the meatballs ¼ c. milk ½ c. panko breadcrumbs 
1½ lb. ground chicken 1 egg, lightly beaten 3 cloves garlic, minced 
2 tbsp. green onion, minced 2 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce ¼ tsp. ground ginger 
1/4 tsp. salt 
1/4 tsp. black pepper I added 1/2 cup of leftover mashed…

I Give and Receive Light and Love

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The Very Best Burger

I have never bought a store-made hamburger patty. Never! I like to make my own. Here is one with parsley, Parmesan cheese and Worcestershire Sauce topped with hamburger relish  and red onion sitting on an English Muffin. Doesn’t it look delicious? And here is another topped with corn salsa! Do I hear an Ole!!!??? Oh, I have eaten store-made hamburger patties at…

Smoked Salmon, Arugula and Goat Cheese Frittata

Delicious!!!!!!! Ingredients For the Filling: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium Vidalia onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 Yukon Gold potato, thinly sliced Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 2 cups arugula, roughly chopped 1 package of Smoked Salmon from Boston Smoked Fish Company, roughly chopped For the Eggs: 6 large eggs 1/4 cup heavy cream Coarse salt and freshly…

Caper Stuffed Veal and Spinach Tomato Sauce

This is so delicious!!! Ingredients 1/4 cup drained capers 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese (My addition) 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste 4 tablespoons olive oil 8 veal scaloppine (about 1 1/2 pounds in all) Salt Fresh-ground black pepper 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup red wine 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes in…

Red Lentil Soup with Peas and Ham

I had leftover ham from Easter and I wondered if I could find a lentil and ham recipe. I did at Food Network Magazine. So delicious!!! 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 cup diced ham (about 4 ounces) (Note: I used 2 cups diced ham) 1 medium onion, chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill (Note: I used 1 tablespoon dried)…

How To Find The Right Dog For You And Your Dog

How much is that doggie in the window? The one with the waggly tail How much is that doggie in the window? I do hope that doggie’s for sale. (Patti Page) When I was a child I didn’t have a dog, but now that I have a dog, Freddy, a mini-labradoodle I am filled with child-like joy. It was my…