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Easy Pickled Radish

Crunchy, mildly spicy radishes are a delicious pickled treat. Crunchy, mildly spicy radishes are a delicious treat straight out of the garden with a little salt and pepper. However, For a quick twist, try this east pickling hack, try this 3-ingredient recipe for refrigerator pickled radishes and added fresh green beans for a flavorful, healthy, […]

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Gardening How-To: Potted Roses

Growing roses may seem difficult, ordering from David Austin Roses makes it easy for beginners. As I have shared many times, I have a nice size porch/patio in the back of my Brooklyn apartment. Last year, it was a godsend. We added an umbrella for the sun and a lounger to be able to lay […]

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Summer Patio Pots

New options for buying plants online including creating the look for you and sending you everything you need. If you are like me, you aspire to having beautiful pots on your patio that look professional. While my pots look ok, it’s not the same as if my mother did it or I had someone come […]

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La Soeurette Guide: Learning to Play Golf

A beginners guide what to buy and how to get started playing golf During the summer pandemic lock down golf was one of the only sports people could do outside masked and alone. With less competition for outdoor activities, the pandemic has provided golf with an opportunity to attract new participants. In fact, in 2019, […]

Hard Seltzers: Which Ones Are Best?

The popularity of hard seltzers has grown. Check out our taste test for ideas on the best ones. I tried my first hard seltzer a few years ago. I love anything grapefruit flavored and enjoyed a Truly grapefruit hard seltzer at a friend’s house. It was delicious! Since then, I have tried many others including […]

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Things We Love: The Scandinavian Whisk

Smaller, thinner and easier to use, we call this kitchen gadget, the “magic whisk”. On my last visit to Tucson, Arizona to visit my parents, my mother, Betty, had a bag of goodies for my husband Scott and I. Each day she wold hand us a cute little gift. The Scandinavian Whisk was actually given […]

Things We Love: Indian Curry Meatballs

My Indian Curry Meatballs are a fabulous weeknight meal. Who does not love an easy to make weeknight dinner that is savory and easy. Everything does not need to be made from scratch. I am a huge fan of frozen meatballs, frozen chicken breasts and frozen vegetables. Youtube has been a great pandemic resource for […]

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

The margarita is a classic cocktail that never goes out of fashion and is easy to make well. More popularly celebrated in the United States than in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture. These celebrations began in California, where they have been observed annually since 1863. The day gained nationwide popularity […]

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The Best Hot Fudge Sundae

Homemade sweet treats, ice cream and hot fudge sundaes are easy desserts & great for backyard gatherings. I needed a quick and easy dessert when Scott’s friend Colin came for dinner. I asked Liz for a suggestion. She dsaid “make my hot fudge sauce, its easy and delicious”. Now, I have to admit I have […]