Diva Tasting: Italian Trifle….

Italian Trifle Ingredients 1 Small Can Of Dark Cherries Drained and Patted Dry 1 Teaspoon Rum Flavored Extract 1 (3.4 Ounce) Package Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix 1 (3.9 Ounce) Package Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix 2 (3 Ounce) Packages Ladyfingers 1 Pint Heavy Cream 1 Teaspoon White Sugar 2 Ounces Almonds, Lightly Toasted Directions In a …

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Diva Tasting: Storing Eggs… Food for Thought….

5 Things You Don't Know About Storing Eggs Keep eggs fresh and protected with these simple steps. Many people think that storing eggs in the plastic holder that comes standard in most refrigerator doors is the way to go. Why else would fridge manufacturers add that nifty little feature? However, this is a common misconception, …

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Diva Tasting: Zuppa Toscana II Soup…

Zuppa Toscana II Soup Ingredients 1 Pound Ground Italian Sausage 1 Pound Ground Beef 1 1/2 Teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes 1 Large White Onion, Diced 4 Strips Bacon, Diced 2 Teaspoons Garlic Puree 4 Cups Water 2 Quarts Chicken Stock or As Needs 1 Pkg. Russet Fingerling Potatoes, Halved 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream 2 …

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Diva Tasting: Halloween Treats For Busy Moms …

Halloween Treats For Busy Moms Snacks Witches Hats Ingredients 2 (16 Ounce) Packages Fudge Stripe Cookies 1/4 Cup Honey, Or As Needed 1 (9 Ounce) Bag Milk Chocolate Candy Kisses, Unwrapped 1 (4.5 Ounce) Tube Decorating Gel Directions Place a fudge stripe cookie with bottom side up onto a work surface. Smear a small dab …

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Diva Rambling: Appreciating others….

I'm all over the place this week.  I always enjoy the perspective of people who enjoy nature from whatever forum they choose. Beauty is beauty. WIZARDRY Humanity – third free book on iTunes The current civilization of Human species has come a long way in the last five thousand years. The technology is mesmerizing, architecture astounding and …

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Diva Rambling: Hacks for the pantry….

Hacks for dining on a budget.  Found this foraging for me.  Good suggestions:  It is possible to eat well without breaking the bank. Here's how. Eating healthy is not just about organic foods and expensive grains with peculiar names. It's also not artisanal handmade foods that could sink your budget or fish from far-off places …

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