January 2013

Crab Scallion Pancakes

January 29, 2013
Crab Scallion Pancakes | Magnolia Days

Every had a recipe you have so much to say about? It is my situation with these Crab Scallion Pancakes. The story goes back for months. Forgive me if I am a little wordy in this post. There are a lot of parts to go with this simple recipe. I suppose the best place to […]

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Ham and Vegetable Frittata for #SundaySupper #SauteExpress

January 27, 2013
Ham and Vegetable Frittata | Magnolia Days

Do you ever make brinner? It’s short for breakfast for dinner. I have made it a few times. I admit I went through a phase years ago of having cereal for dinner. I am so glad I got out of that phase. Cereal, at least what I was eating, isn’t exactly full of nutrition. It […]

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Sauteed Spinach

January 24, 2013
Sauteed Spinach | Magnolia Days

Did you ring in the New Year with greens? I did although it wasn’t the typical turnip or collard greens. My husband does not care for either one of those. Instead I made sauteed spinach to go with a pork roast and black-eyed peas. It was funny when I was cooking it because my husband […]

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Walnut Olive Oil Cake

January 22, 2013
Walnut Olive Oil Cake | Magnolia Days

Raise your hand if you like olive oil. My hand is raised and I’m waving it like crazy. I love olive oil. I use it for most all of my cooking and salad dressings. One reason is the health benefits although my main reason is flavor. There is a wide range of flavors with olive […]

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Coca-Cola Salad for Retro #SundaySupper

January 20, 2013
Coca-Cola Salad | Magnolia Days

Yes, it is a Jello salad. When was the last time you had one of those? I seriously doubt it or any gelatin salad has been on a restaurant menu in many years, if ever. You may have seen it at potlucks. Coca-Cola salad is sweet and tart with the flavors of cherry, cola, pineapple, […]

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Saffron Yellow Rice

January 18, 2013
Saffron Yellow Rice | Magnolia Days

Rice is pretty much found all over the world. There are lots of varieties and one of the most common is long grain white rice. Plain old white rice. Plain certainly describes it for sure. It is the type of rice I grew up with and I could go the rest of my life without […]

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Citrus Cocktail Mini Bundt Cakes for #BundtAMonth

January 16, 2013
Citrus Cocktail Mini Bundt Cakes

It’s time for a little something lighter. At least lighter in flavor. The holidays were filled with chocolate, caramel, and plenty of heavy holiday foods. Citrus to the rescue! What a fresh and flavorful way to start the new year. I celebrated New Year’s Eve with with these citrus cocktail mini bundt cakes. I had […]

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Goat Cheese Rigatoni Alfredo for #SundaySupper

January 13, 2013
Goat Cheese Rigatoni Alfredo | Magnolia Days

Happy Birthday Sunday Supper! One year ago my friend Isabel organized the first #SundaySupper event. It was a virtual progressive meal shared with the world. I was thrilled to participate in that first event and the many that followed. It is hard to believe a year has gone by. Sunday Supper has grown incredibly. Today […]

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo for #WeekdaySupper

January 10, 2013
Shrimp Fra Diavolo | Magnolia Days

How often do you cook dinner during the week? These days it averages about four times a week for me. My goal is to cook all five days, Monday through Friday. Most of my weekday suppers are fairly simple and easy recipes. Sometimes we have sandwich night or soup or salad. Every now and then I make […]

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My Project 365

January 8, 2013
Red Orange Yellow Mums

I did it! I finished my Project 365. It actually was a Project 366 because 2012 was a leap year. The photo above is the last photo of the collection. It represents the celebration of the completion of the project and the day itself (New Year’s Eve). I started the project with one goal: to […]

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