Showing posts with label cookbooks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cookbooks. Show all posts

29 December 2018

Memories are Blessings | My Hometown ~ Miami, Florida

"Count your Blessings" is a familiar Christian hymn that encourages people not to focus on the negatives and count all the Things they can be thankful for; all the good things in life they've been blessed to experience. Try it.  Especially when you're about to end a year and start a new year.  A great time to reflect on the blessings you're counting.


The Torch of Friendship at Bayside Park, Miami, Florida
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(Image:  The Torch of Friendship at Bayside Park, Miami, Florida)

Growing up in Miami, Florida, there was good eating all around me. My main sources for everyday meals was: my mother's cooking, church dinners prepared by faithful sisters, and a sweet little old gray-haired lady who owned and operated a restaurant around the corner from my house called "Mom's Cafe". I never knew her name because everybody called her "mom". Those women really knew how to serve up the love! Huge plates of pigeon peas and rice, potato salad, collard greens, black eye peas, fried chicken; sweet potato pie for dessert.


As I grew into a teenager and young adult, started working part-time while pursuing my education; had a little pocket change so occasionally I could go out to eat. Downtown Miami and particularly Calle Ocho (8th Street), there were spots where you could chow down on delicious Cuban food: sweet fried plantains, black beans and rice, vaca frita, or a toasty Cuban sandwich. Kosher food delicatessens and restaurants run by the Jews on Miami Beach were the best! The soups, sandwiches, and desserts were outrageous! That was just lunch! Of course, no major city is complete if you can't find good Chinese food. Miami is a major city with places that have award-winning Chinese cuisine.


Getting close now to my threescore an ten (70 years, the average life expectancy). When I count my blessing over the years, the list has grown and grown and grown. There are a lot of add-ons. But the list always includes that one great memory from my childhood. Good food!



This book cover is from the 1993 publication but it reminds me of home.





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17 August 2018

Looking for the Perfect Cookbook?

Looking for the perfect reference cookbook for your home library?


Have kids with special dietary restrictions?

Just need to learn how to cook?

Exploring global cuisine?



Click link below to peruse a list of recommended cookbooks. There has to be one that suits your criteria.




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08 December 2017

The Flavor of Miami, Florida : My Childhood Memory

A memory of growing up in Miami, Florida? Good food all around me.  This suggested book (in the post) is a 1993 publication but it reminds me of home.  Hope you enjoy reading the post and the related posts recommended below.


English: Panoramic image of South Beach, the s...
English: Panoramic image of South Beach, the southern end of Miami Beach in Miami, Florida Español: Imagen panorámica de South Beach, la punta más sur de Miami Beach en Miami, Florida (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



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22 November 2017

Top 200 Thanksgiving Recipes

Whether you're terrified because you're new to the whole holiday entertaining family and friends tradition and never cooked a meal for anybody OR you're an experienced host or hostess but need some new recipes idea and/or need to make changes to the feast because of the dietary restrictions or requirements of some of those invited to partake, you might find this recipe collection invaluable.

25 Vegan
25 Paleo
25 Gluten Free
25 Low Carb
100 Traditional Recipes


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Happy Thanksgiving!









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02 October 2017

Kid Size Cooking: Rainbow Checkerboard Cake (YouTube Video Share)

Another wonderful foodie discovery found by accident. I heart rainbows. I heart desserts. Have had an affiliate marketing website since 2011. When Google Plus invited me to join the G+ social / professional network, part of the membership includes being able to create a business page to link to your official website. Used to be called “page”. Now it's called “brand”. Either way, setting up a business page or establishing a brand account is kind of like passing out an electronic business card for your website, only better!

Long story short. Back in 2011, a blogger on G+ started following my Everyday Exotic Spices page. On her timeline, she had shared a recipe for a rainbow cake. However, clicking the link led me to page stating that the blog had been discontinued. Thought to myself 'Perhaps there's a new blog somewhere else and the recipe has been published there.' So typed an appropriate phrase into the search box and VOILA! Never found the original blogger's recipe but the YouTube video with kids in the kitchen is just as good!! Awesome!!



This YouTube channel has close to 4 million subscribers! Impressive huh? Might as well join the fun. Clicked the subscriber's button, gave it a Thumbs Up, and decided to share the video via this blog.



Kid Size Cooking: Rainbow Checkerboard Cake | Family Fun Pack

 

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