Diva Tasting: No Bake Cheese Cake…

No Bake Cheese Cake  Ingredients Crust: 1 1/2 Cups Finely Crushed Graham Cracker Crumbs 1/4 Cup White Sugar 2 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 6 Tablespoons Butter, Melted Filling: 1 Cup Cream Cheese At Room Temperature 1 Cup Ricotta Cheese At Room Temperature 2 Teaspoons Grated Lemon Zest 2 Teaspoons Lemon Juice 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract …

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Diva Musing: Being from The South…

Being from the South we ten to use sayings that the rest of the world must ponder.  I'm attempting to translate some of those "isms".  Here are Something a Southern Mom Might Say... Southern mamas don't mess around when it comes to manners. From birth, our mothers have been telling us how to act with some …

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Diva Tasting: Spicy Polenta Casserole…

Spicy Polenta Casserole  Ingredients 1 Pound Bulk Mild Italian Sausage 1/4 Cup White Cooking Wine 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil, Plus More For Greasing 1/2 Cup Roasted Red Bell Pepper, Chopped 1 Red Onion, Chopped Kosher Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste 1 (16 Ounce) Package Prepared Polenta, Sliced Into 1/4-Inch Rounds 2 Tablespoons Chopped …

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Diva Rambling: Reclaiming Kindness…

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” Lao Tzu The Queen has been pondering kindness more and more lately. I can vaguely remember my child self wanting to be kind to everyone and everything. I cried at observing what I considered unkindness to others or even nature. …

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Diva Tasting: Chocolate Ice Box Cake…

Chocolate Ice Box Cake Ingredients 8 (1 Ounce) Squares German Sweet Chocolate, Chopped 3 Tablespoons Water 2 Egg Yolks, Beaten 2 Tablespoons Confectioners' Sugar 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream 2 Egg Whites 1 (12 Ounce) Package Ladyfingers Directions Line two 8 x 4 x 3 inch loaf pans with waxed paper. Beat the egg whites …

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Diva Rambling: Kindness…

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” Scott Adams Once again we throw the stone into the middle of a pond and watch the ripples flow until they stop sometime in the near future.  If each person would do this all day …

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Diva Tasting: Blueberry Trifle…

Blueberry Trifle  Ingredients 1 Store Bought Pound Cake 1/4 Cup White Sugar 2 Large Cans Of Blueberry Pie Filling 2 (3.5 Ounce) Package Instant French Vanilla Pudding Mix 3 Cups Half N' Half 2 Cartons Of Frozen Dessert Topping Thawed ( Prefer Extra Creamy) 1/2 Cup Pecans Chopped (optional) Directions Combine pudding mix with half …

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