spanish tomato toast (pan con tomate)

Spanish tomato toast

Last week we were in Madrid and are totally smitten.  Mr. S and I have never been before.  He’s half Spanish so whenever we are in a Spanish country, he feels a connection even though he grew up in England. We’ve been to Barcelona before but Spain’s capital tugged at our hearts!  It’s a beautiful,…

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overnight pancakes

According to The Plate, ancient Greeks and Romans ate pancakes, sweetened with honey; the Elizabethans ate them flavored with spices, rosewater, sherry, and apples.  We’ve all, at one time or another, taken part in pancake day also known as Shrove Tuesday – a centuries-old tradition of making and eating pancakes before Ash Wednesday.  Historically, pancake…

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Overnight Oats in a Jar

My kids always had breakfast and as they got older I reinforced the values of eating something first thing in the morning.  I still do even though they may roll their eyes at me.  I can hear them saying, ‘yes mom, we know’ (insert happy face here).  But all kidding aside, breakfast is the most…

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Dishes

Mother’s Day is May 11th (less than 2 weeks away) and like most, we celebrate it with food. As a youngster, it was always a treat for me to be able to serve my mom breakfast in bed. I was more nervous about the possibility of dropping the tray more so than if the food…

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Smoothies have been around since the 1930’s which makes me a bit late on the bandwagon!  After two weeks of smoothie concoctions and loving my new blender, I think I have come up with 6 favorites and a new way to eat or shall I say slurp breakfast.  Breakfast has ALWAYS been the way to…

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Easy To Make Cinnamon Rolls

As much as I enjoy making things from scratch, the truth be told there are times when I just can’t be asked! I was craving something sweet the other day and cinnamon rolls popped into my head. My mom used to make them and I have too, all from scratch. To satisfy this craving I…

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