Monthly Archive: July 2012

Katy’s Best Guacamole

Guacamole Nutmeg Notebook

I think I ‘m a pretty good cook and over the years I have passed on my culinary hints and tips to daughter Katy. Even though we use the same recipes there are some things that she makes better than me! Her guacamole is outstanding. I’ve watched her make it and I think I do …

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Katy’s Best Guacamole

Guacamole Nutmeg Notebook

I think I ‘m a pretty good cook and over the years I have passed on my culinary hints and tips to daughter Katy. Even though we use the same recipes there are some things that she makes better than me! Her guacamole is outstanding. I’ve watched her make it and I think I do the same things she does but …

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A Day Of Celebration with Great Company & Good Eats!

Nutmeg Notebook

Yesterday was fabulous! My morning started with an early rise – around 4:00 am I awoke to the sound of thunder! We rarely get thunderstorms here in Northern Ca, in fact I learned later that this was the first time in recorded history that we had ever had rain on July 23rd! It left about …

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Broccoli Bacon & Toasted Almond Salad

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Since it isn’t a very wet salad the ingredients don’t stay mixed, but don’t let that stop you from making it. Just dig deep to the bottom of the serving dish to get your fair share of bacon, toasted almonds, onions and dried cranberries. It has a lovely crunch, is slightly sweet and you get …

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Broccoli, Bacon & Toasted Almond Salad

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This is a light and refreshing broccoli salad made without any mayo! I cut back on the amount of sugar and have to admit that I doubled the amount of bacon – but before you think I went overboard on bacon let me tell you that I still only used 2 slices of bacon! Ha, …

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