August 2008

Anybody Hungry? Need a snack?

by zesty on August 29, 2008 · 2 comments

This simple trail mix recipe is a great way to curb your hunger until the real food comes. Are you always hungry before meal time? Are you always trying to sneak a roll, biscuit or a little snack before dinner? Are your kids tugging at your shirt sleeves after you get home from school or […]

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A Night of Sizzling Summer Sirloins

by zesty on August 27, 2008 · 0 comments

Well as most of you know by now – I like to keep things simple when it comes to food. The odd time I go all “chef like” and kick it up a notch but most times I tend to stay pretty regular and simple. Last night was no exception. I was sitting at the office […]

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5 Simple Steps to Fantastic Fruit Pies

by zesty on August 26, 2008 · 10 comments

Growing up with a mother and grandmomther who loved to bake – it was evident I was going to have the same passion when it comes to pastries and a sweet tooth. Below I put together some simple tips to take to your kitchen the next time you decide to throw some flour on the […]

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Tuna Casserole with Chips!

by zesty on August 25, 2008 · 3 comments

An Old Favorite regains new found love. Growing up as a child, my mom used to prepare a tuna casserole that was one of my favorites to see at the dinner table. Chunky white tuna, crunchy green peas, a rich cream sauce and my favorite, fresh regular potato chips. Sounds a little strange I know but […]

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Have a Nut!

by zesty on August 21, 2008 · 1 comment

Need a quick snack? Nibble on a nut! A handful a day can help keep you healthy! Though nuts are a higher-fat food, it is mostly heart-healthy unsaturated fat. The fat, protein and fiber in nuts help you feel full longer, so you may eat less during the day. By helping induce a feeling of […]

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Delicious Homemade Pizza

by zesty on August 20, 2008 · 0 comments

Well as we all know – great pizza starts off with a great crust/dough.  Below is a simple quick recipe I tend to use if I make it from scratch.  If I dont make it from scratch I usually purchase “pizza dough” from a bakery or grocery store.  Totally up to you – but I tend […]

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MISTO Magic

by zesty on August 19, 2008 · 0 comments

Yet another gadget in Zesty’s kitchen – but this one really works! I received a MISTO Gourmet Olive Oil Sprayer for my birthday and decided to try it out and see how it can allow us to eat a little healthier and use a little less oil.  So to test it out I made a quick stir […]

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How about a Lobster buffet?

by zesty on August 18, 2008 · 1 comment

New Glasgow Lobster Suppers – New Glasgow PEI This restaurant has been serving lobster since 1958. The restaurant has its own lobster pound on the premises. Meals include fresh lobster, rolls, chowder, mussels, salad, desserts and beverages.  Not too mention – all you can eat!  I had a field day with the mussels ( if […]

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Wanna better Burger?

by zesty on August 15, 2008 · 1 comment

Here are some common tips to making your burger experience better. The type of meat in the patty is important. Do not use extra-lean meat. Instead look for meat that is 80 percent meat and 20 percent fat. The ideal size for a burger patty is 6 ounces. When forming the patty, make an indent […]

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