Eggs

Switzerland may be the land of sweet confections, but it’s not all about the chocolate come Christmas. Depending on where you are, customs¬† can be influenced by German, Italian, or French holiday traditions. In searching for something that could represent the country as a whole, I came across these Cinnamon Stars, which are largely a […]

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Personally, I could eat breakfast all day. How about you? I’m not talking about the sweet stuff either. Sure, I enjoy a short stack every now and again, but I’m a savory gal through and through. So, when Conni over at the Foodie Army Wife said she was hosting a Breakfast for Dinner #SundaySupper, I […]

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Buttermilk Ice Cream

by Anne Papina on July 16, 2013

Mmmm what a refreshing glass of buttermilk, said no one. Ever. Well, maybe except for my dad. He loved his buttermilk. Of course, as a child, I had no clue why, but as we mature, so do our palates. Just to be clear, I still have no desire to chug a glass of buttermilk, but […]

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Sugar-Free Lemon Meringue Pie #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on March 31, 2013

Happy Easter! Did you know it’s also National Oranges and Lemons Day? Sure enough, the #SundaySupper crew is celebrating this special day with a citrusy feast. Lemon Meringue Pie is one of my mom’s favorites, so that’s what I’m bringing for dinner, I mean, dessert. Since she’s really not supposed to be having sweets, I’ve […]

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When it comes to the kitchen, I’m pretty fearless. In fact, one of the first meals I ever prepared included chicken cordon bleu with a chocolate charlotte for dessert, both recipes from Seventeen Magazine. I was hooked. Shortly after that, my mom signed me up for the McCall’s Cooking School cookbook series, which provided a […]

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Classic Kahlua Pecan Pie

by Anne Papina on November 25, 2012

Have you ever gotten a song stuck in your head to the point of distraction? I really just wanted to get into the spirit of things while prepping our Thanksgiving meal, which included this luscious Kahlua Pecan Pie, and now the Andrews Sisters’ Merry Christmas Polka is swirling around in my noggin like a broken […]

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New Beginnings & A Zucchini Frittata

by Anne Papina on July 29, 2012

¬† Before we begin, I felt we should start with proper introductions. My name is Anne Papina Smith, and Webicurean.com is my pet project. Some of you may recognize me from my CompuServe days, others perhaps from TechTV, but more recently, you may know me from my lengthy stint in the legal industry. Of course […]

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Scrambled Eggs

by Anne Papina on July 31, 2008

(ARA) – A popular TV commercial for an office supply store depicts a dad gleefully dancing through the aisles, filling his cart with back-to-school bargains while a singer croons “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” in the background. But when it comes to back-to-school grocery shopping – and especially breakfast shopping – you […]

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Dilly Deviled Eggs

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Summer’s bounty of fresh veggies and fruit can make meal time fun. Colorful plates prevail as flavorful fruits and vegetables can be added at any meal. Serving these fresh treats with high-quality protein foods like eggs, lean meat and cheese will help keep appetites satisfied longer for hours of fun-in-the-sun this summer. Protein […]

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Frugal MacDougall’s Quiche

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Skyrocketing gas prices and escalating grocery costs have put getting more for a dollar top-of-mind for many consumers. Many Americans are tailoring their grocery shopping lists to ensure they get more bang for their buck. That means purchasing items that provide the best nutritional punch for their value. Luxury items like prepackaged or […]

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