Monthly Archives: July 2008

Mocha Mayonnaise Cake with Chocolate Ganache

My Grandfather loved Mayonnaise Chocolate cake –   He requested it quite often.  His way of eating it was not very “fancy” – he would put the cake into a bowl, pour fresh cream over top, until the bowl was about … Continue reading

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Orange & Lemonade Vodka Slush

This drink is one my mother used to make for parties, summer family-style weddings, showers, etc.   The adults always enjoyed it (and so did we kids ;) ). This is absolutely wonderful on a hot summer day.  Enjoy! Orange & … Continue reading

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A Year Already!!

  It’s been a year since I started This Food Thing!! I started this blog for a few reasons… The first is because a friend urged me into it, knowing that I like to cook, and thinking others may be … Continue reading

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Garlic & Parmesan Pita Chips

      Garlic & Parmesan Pita Chips 2 Pita bread pockets 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced fine 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Salt Heat your oven to 400F.  Cut the pita bread into 8 … Continue reading

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Fresh Grilled Pineapple with Hazelnuts, Nutella & Marscapone Cream

Since I’ve been on easy-quick summer recipes this week, I thought I would share this recipe with everyone.  This particular recipe, though, is not my own.  I was given the basic recipe – ingredient list on a post-it note, and … Continue reading

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Tabouli

Tabouli is a Middle Eastern dish that I became aware of at a party given by some friends, who had it catered from a Middle Eastern restaurant.  I immediately loved the creamy texture of this salad, with the delicate flavors … Continue reading

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Simple Basil Aioli

Simple Basil Aioli Traditional aioli is made with raw egg and oil.  However, because I seldom  have eggs, (and then when I do, I can’t ever remember how old they are), and the thought of raw eggs makes me turn … Continue reading

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