January 10, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Easy Banana Pancakes: They’re Gluten Free!

Our daughter spent Christmas Day at her grandmother’s home in Vermont this year.  Her cousins were there too,  and her aunt and uncle. One of her cousins brought a friend who shared a special Christmas tradition from his family:  banana … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Mashed White Sweet Potatoes: A New Comfort Food for Mimi Avocado

When I think of sweet potato, I think of orange.  Sweet potatoes are orange, right?   Surprise!   Sweet potatoes come in a variety of colors: yellow, orange, pink, purple, cream, or white.  White! I’ve been challenging myself to try … Continue reading

November 6, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Pot Roast and Sweet Cheddar Flat Bread

Last weekend I made a Really Good Pot Roast.  The kitchen was filled with the soul-soothing aroma of caramelized vegetables and beef slowly simmering in red wine, seasoned with fresh sprigs of thyme and rosemary from the garden.   After … Continue reading

November 5, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Pot Roast Makes the Kitchen Smell Like Home

We turned the clocks back last weekend, so it gets dark really early now.  There’s something about the weather cooling down and the days being shorter that makes me crave the dinners my mother used to serve when my siblings … Continue reading

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