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Coastal Florida Seafood Boil And Tablescape!

Coastal Florida Seafood Boil And Tablescape!

Whoopee!!!

Today is the first day of Spring and a time of the year full of rebirth and new growth. I have always loved Spring and living in SW Florida our coastal climate for me is like a delicious frosting on a perfectly made cake. 

Living on the coast also means lots of fresh seafood, which has always been a favorite of mine….and it is the season of the stone crab which means fishermen are checking traps and bringing in all kinds of fresh seafood to our markets and restaurants.  

 

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Menu & Tablescape!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Menu & Tablescape!

My dear readers, I promised my Menu for today, St. Patrick’s Day and I am here to deliver.

This is actually the second St. Patrick’s Day dinner this week…The Captain and I host a monthly dinner for our “Over 50” group at our church and we always have a great time!

The Menu was of course, Corned Beef and Cabbage.  I made 6 corned beef briskets in a large electric roaster and I used 8 very large heads of cabbage

 

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Shamrocks, St. Patrick’s Day & A Pot O’ Gold

Shamrocks, St. Patrick’s Day & A Pot O’ Gold!

Shamrocks! Four Leaf Clovers! Leprechauns! …. and a pot of Gold!

Sometimes, we get a bit confused regarding shamrocks and four leaf clovers!

I believe it has to do with thinking of luck and the four leaf clover, which are synonymous.

 

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Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday!

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday! Or as the French say…

Laissez les bons temps rouler, (Let the good times roll)!

In other words, there is one big party going on down in Louisiana and they are eating like there is no tomorrow.

Because for them….their good eating is being replaced.

 

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Falling For Fairies And Leprechauns!

Falling For Fairies And Leprechauns!

Some believe in Fairies or more realistically, some of you simply like the mystique of  the idea of fairies.

We have all talked about Tooth Fairies, Pixies and Tinker Bell as well as any other little legends of book and tale. 

I know I have.

 

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In The Pink! No Doubt About It!

In The Pink….No Doubt about it!

I couldn’t resist….

Did you ever have an impulse that took over your resolve and more or less ordered you to follow through?

I did.

Where?

 

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This Is The Most Curious Tea Party……. !

“This is the most curious tea party……”

“Curtsey while you’re thinking what to say, it saves time!”

“You’re entirely bonkers, but I’ll tell you a secret, all the best people are!”

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All Things Valentine….And More!

All Things Valentine….And More!

How Do I Love Thee?  

Let me count the ways!

I AM a romantic, you know that about me.

AND I absolutely love Valentine’s Day.

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Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes January 6th

Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes, January 6th!

What? You say as you look at your calendar….Isn’t this the last day of January?

Has she gone daft?

I will try to answer that question for you.

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Welcoming In The New Year!

Welcoming In The New Year!

I have set the tablescape and I am ready for welcoming in the New Year.

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