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Bean Pie

Bean Pie

A sweet custard with a buttery crust, Bean Pie is comfort food personified. Made with Navy Beans, the fact it’s protein packed and gluten free is a bonus.

Shrimp Tempura Pasta Salad

Shrimp Tempura Pasta Salad

In the summertime I desire cool, light meals of delights I call Salad Samplers. The Shrimp Tempura Pasta Salad is one I prepared for a birthday party of ten guests. Casual enough for a barbecue but fussy enough for fancy friends, this salad is always 

Margaritea Cocktail

Margaritea Cocktail

After more than a year, I went into a Costco today, something that would have been unthinkable a few years ago. Even before we entered, Mom was cut off by a grey-haired male wonder who also clipped me in the behind without so much as 

Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

Contrary to what you may want to believe, I along with thousands of other Black people, am from Tucson. Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting is reminiscent of an era, the 1970s, and growing up in a “fruit, nuts and flakes” town where people envisioned