Category Archives: Recipes

Royal Canadian Air Force Moose Milk–New Year’s Eve recipe.

It is New Year’s Eve, so in order to assist those aviators and airport bums who enjoy entertaining at home, I present the secret recipe for the concoction known to Royal Canadian Air Force personnel as “Moose Milk”. Originally made … Continue reading

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TCS: Love and Joy Come to You . . .

Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Mississippi Pot Roast; the recipe that ate the internet.

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. The Mississippi Pot Roast has been called the dish that ate the internet.  It is probably the easiest pot roast recipe I have ever seen.  … Continue reading

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Luscious Libations: Recipe for a Sidecar Cocktail

By Elaine Magliaro This sidecar cocktail recipe is for my cyber-buddy Blouise. It’s a great drink to serve during the holiday season. INGREDIENTS 4 ounces Cognac 3 ounces Grand Marnier 3 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Gene Howington Thanksgiving is (no matter what one thinks of the origins of the holiday) a time to do something many often neglect in their daily lives: reflect and be grateful for the good things in their lives.  A … Continue reading

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A Taste of Bermuda: A Recipe for Rum Swizzles

  By Elaine Magliaro   I hadn’t enjoyed drinking a Rum Swizzle since 1969–the year my husband and I honeymooned in Bermuda–when I got the idea to search for recipes for the cocktail on the Internet recently. I selected one recipe that I tweaked a … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers: Gene’s Quick Chili

by Gene Howington Fall is here and it’s chili time.  I like all kinds of it too.  Traditional red, New Mexico red, New Mexico green, with beans, without, so long as it’s rich and warm when the weather turns cool.  … Continue reading

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EDIBLE FLOWERS: A Recipe for Elaine’s Champagne Mango Martini

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO               I LOVE champagne mangoes. When they’re available in our local market, I buy a half dozen or so. I like to keep them on hand to eat as a snack … Continue reading

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EDIBLE FLOWERS: A Recipe for a Moist and Delicious Almond Cake with Raspberry Sauce

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO             ALMOND CAKE WITH RASPBERRY SAUCE For the Cake One stick of unsalted butter, at room temperature 7-ounce package of almond paste (sold in cellophane tubes)—broken into small pieces 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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