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European Style Hot Chocolate

European Style Hot Chocolate, thick and creamy, is utterly delicious.  I first discovered it many, many years ago while living in Madrid, Spain.  I have tried to recreate it numerous times with some success, but it has always been filled with calories and fat. Today, I found this recipe by Dr, Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D., […]

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Peach Basil Lemonade – Summer Coolers

When I found a recipe for Peach Lemonade  in Cooking Light (June 2012), I decided to give it a try because peaches are my favorite summer fruit.  It is a wonderful combination of sweet and tart and very refreshing!  This is a variation on that recipe – Peach Basil Lemonade – using basil for an additional interesting […]

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August Delight – Summer Coolers

August Delight is a blended refreshing sweet summer cooler made with a combination of summer’s favorite flavors.  It can be served with or without alcohol – whichever is your pleasure :-). INGREDIENTS 24 ounces cold ginger ale 4 tablespoons grenadine 4 tablespoons orange juice 3 scoops orange sherbet DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in a blender. Be sure […]

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