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Company Mashed Potatoes ©Rhonda Adkins Photography 2013

Company Mashed Potatoes

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is but a week away? I’m so very excited for this Thanksgiving! My dearest friend Jen and her boy Jake are driving from Spokane, WA to spend Thanksgiving with us. It is monumental to me; she’s as much family as any of my own. Let’s see, the last time that […]

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Macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and Cheese Perfected!

Macaroni and Cheese…perhaps the ultimate comfort food? Mac-n-cheese has been a staple all my life, only it came in the form of a box, not homemade. Typically not the blue box that you may have been thinking of; we were usually stocked up with that plain white box with the black lettering MACARONI AND CHEESE […]

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Arroz Verde con Piña ©Rhonda Adkins 2013-2

Arroz Verde con Piña (Green Rice with Pineapple)

Last month I taught a cooking class, it was Mexican cooking.  Not your standard heavy Tex-Mex loaded with cheese, sauces and sour cream.  Our theme was Mexi-light, Mexi-easy, Mexi-delicious.  We started off with the basics, salsa and guacamole and then things got better. Taking my cues from Baja and the Yucatan region we started off […]

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Pasta, parmesan, Basil, tomato, Garlic, romano

Romano Orzo-SRC reveal

A month ago when I said I was participating in the next month’s Secret Recipe Club, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into.  I simply looked at the date and thought, hmm, right during break, perfect.  Posting is right during break, but picking out the recipe and cooking and photographing meant that it […]

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