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About Our Kitchen Inventions

Inspired by travels to Italy, cooking with fresh ingredients, sharing our Kitchen Inventions dinners with friends, and enjoying good wine. Photography and cooking are the main focus for our site. Please stop by Wade's website to enjoy more of his works of photography.

Red Gold Simple Gourmet Lasagna Party

Party and Lasagna in the same sentence? That’s my kind of night! The nice folks at Red Gold Tomatoes recently sent me a goodie package, filled with all the right stuff to make lasagna as part of their new ad campaign … Continue reading

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Oat-Crusted Pecan Pie – What a Twist!

As a lover of traditional ooey gooey pecan pie (especially since Hubby is the maker of said pies), this recipe  offered a pleasant and healthy oat crust option that just begged to be baked. Since it’s the holiday season, and is indeed … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Idea – Pumpkin Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Who on your holiday gift list would turn down a warm-from-the-oven batch of Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins, (I added chopped chocolate pieces) complete with gift wrap (aka: a pretty kitchen towel), paired with a jar of something good to top off a dozen delectable little creations? Well, … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentleman: Start Your Ovens!

Yes, it’s that time of year – time to load up your kitchen with home-made holiday goodies for friends and family, and try your darndest NOT to load up your own tummy! In case you just can’t resist, these treats Oat … Continue reading

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Scarecrows In The Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden was the scene for Scarecrows in the Garden, enjoyment for both young and not-so-young alike. Here are a few of the scary works of art. Enjoy! Next up at the Garden will be Holiday Lights – also a … Continue reading

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Summer In A Bowl – Better Known As “Salad”

A true to life summer Kitchen Invention – take it away, watermelon and arugula Salad…..After all, you are the stars of this post! Sorry that the picture is not the usual one of perfection, as I took this one with my … Continue reading

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As Promised – Dessert!

Last time we chatted, the Hubby and I were with friends and family at Tartini Pizzeria & Spaghetteria in Orlando celebrating Hubby’s new job, and our friend, Kyle’s, new job and pending move. Yes, the dinner was fabulous. Yes, we did … Continue reading

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Scenes From A Restaurant

OK, I know that title sounds a bit like a skit from the TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”….but it has a certain ring to it as it relates to the pics from one of many dinners at Tartini Pizzeria … Continue reading

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There Are More Than A Few Ways to Get Your Vitamin C from Oranges…

I’m just saying…..LOL!! Enjoy your day 🙂

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Our Summer Garden Is Well Under Way

Warm weather has turned to rather hot weather here in Atlanta, allowing the basil, tomatoes, and herbs to gather strength and begin their season of growth. Even though I’m commuting to Orlando for a work project, the Hubby is being … Continue reading

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