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APPLE PIE BOMBS

APPLE PIE BOMBS

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Things are exploding in my galley again today folks, thanks to my friend Joan for the initial idea of JOAN’S TACO BOMBS that started me on this bomb-making quest.  We now have one more lunch, dinner or appetizer type bomb to add to the repertoire with SPANAKOPITA BOMBS for a taste bud explosion.  And we have BREAKFAST BOMBS to begin the day with a bang . Now for a little dessert bomb to perfectly round out this…

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SPARKLING SANGRIA with MIXED FRUIT, GINGER and MINT

SPARKLING SANGRIA with MIXED FRUIT, GINGER and MINT

It’s been difficult for us as retired folk to keep track of the passing days. When I ask Francois what day it is, he usually responds with the month or the season.  The only reason we keep track if it’s a weekend or not is to avoid having to face overpopulated markets and shopping centres and frustrating traffic jams.  But I do miss our after work Friday rituals though.  It was the one day when we would put aside all…

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CHOCOLATE BALSAMIC POACHED PLUMS with BUFFALO MOZZARELLA

CHOCOLATE BALSAMIC POACHED PLUMS with BUFFALO MOZZARELLA

Here’s another little culinary treat for you Galley Peeps. That wonderful chocolate balsamic vinegar is safely hidden away in my cupboard, but it keeps calling to me. …especially after that memorable grilled cheese So rich, so delicious! This time I used it to enhance some fresh plums, added in some toasted almonds, a sprinkle of herbes de Provence and fresh Buffalo mozzarella. CHOCOLATE BALSAMIC POACHED PLUMS with BUFFALO MOZZARELLA 2 servings 2 tbsp slivered almonds 2 fresh plums (I had…

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SPICY STRAWBERRY JAM

SPICY STRAWBERRY JAM

“The rule is jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam to-day.” “It’s jam every other day; to-day isn’t any other day, you know.”  Red Queen Through the Looking Glass. This is jam with an attitude. Best served with a dollop of goat cheese on a crispy cracker… Spicy Strawberry Jam 2 pounds fresh strawberries hulled and chopped 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 serrano peppers (other spicy peppers can be substituted – I used 4 Thai chilis – Oh my,…

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