Stranded Foodie Stone Crab Eggs Benedict Recipe

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Over the holidays, my husband created the quintessential brunch dish, eggs benedict. What a culinary delight that was! With stone crab he found at our local market, he whipped up a batch of utterly sinful hollandaise sauce to slather over each silky poached egg. Continue reading Stranded Foodie Stone Crab Eggs Benedict Recipe

Stranded Foodie Likes Wolferman’s English Muffins

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After receiving a gift box of Wolferman’s English Muffins this past holiday, I thought I would let you know about these delectable gems. Available by mail order or by their web site, they are much thicker (like double the size) than the Continue reading Stranded Foodie Likes Wolferman’s English Muffins

Stranded Foodie Thai Fish Curry Recipe

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I love, love, love the joy of eating Thai food with its exotic ingredients like coconut milk, curry paste, chili peppers, lemongrass, and those fragrant kiffir lime leaves which have a similar taste to lime. And that funny looking root called galangal. What’s that?? When fresh, it sort Continue reading Stranded Foodie Thai Fish Curry Recipe

Soft Molasses Holiday Cookie Recipe from Stranded Foodie

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My mother-in-law used to make these delectable soft molasses cookies and this recipe reminds me of what she used to create for us. Molasses Is a perfect ingredient because it gives the cookies a soft chewy texture with a lovely dark color. Continue reading Soft Molasses Holiday Cookie Recipe from Stranded Foodie

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu

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I’m still on an “old school” cooking theme this week and chicken cordon bleu is something I haven’t had for years. It’s one of those fashionable 70’s dishes I remember my father making for us. And my dad was an excellent home cook. His chicken cordon bleu was really superb! Since I’m always looking for ways to Continue reading Stranded Foodie Recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu

Duchess Potato Recipe from Stranded Foodie

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Last fall, I made these gorgeous potatoes called duchess potatoes and liked them so much that I’ve decided to make them for my upcoming holiday dinner. If you haven’t had duchess potatoes, they are like having fancy mashed potatoes that are piped into decorative swirls. Like beautiful rosettes, Continue reading Duchess Potato Recipe from Stranded Foodie

Stranded Foodie Bourbon Pear Tart Recipe

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I think pears are the perfect choice for a holiday dessert. Bartlett, Anjou or Bosc, they all will work well for a scrumptious pear tart. But no, wait a minute, this recipe uses canned pears. Canned pears!!! Okay, I was hesitant to use canned fruit for this tart, but if you find a brand that contains Continue reading Stranded Foodie Bourbon Pear Tart Recipe

Stranded Foodie Spiced Bittersweet Hot Chocolate Recipe

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During my first trip to France during my college years, I remember having the most incredible hot chocolate while in Paris. If you’ve had it, you know what I mean. If not, this recipe will give you that French café hot chocolate experience. This is no ordinary hot chocolate, but the most creamy, dreamy and rich hot chocolate you’ve Continue reading Stranded Foodie Spiced Bittersweet Hot Chocolate Recipe

Cheese and Nut Covered Grape Appetizer Recipe from Stranded Foodie

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This is such an easy recipe to whip up and I just love how pretty they look. I’m always looking for appetizers to serve during the holidays, and this one is perfect to prepare ahead of time and chill in the fridge until your friends or family Continue reading Cheese and Nut Covered Grape Appetizer Recipe from Stranded Foodie

La Tourangelle Gourmet Oils ~ A Stranded Foodie Favorite

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If you haven’t tried any of La Tourangelle handcrafted gourmet oils, you really are in for a wonderful experience. I was first introduced to their roasted walnut oil that a dear foodie friend gave me for my birthday. She told me to use it to create a Continue reading La Tourangelle Gourmet Oils ~ A Stranded Foodie Favorite