Category Archives: First Steps in Gourmet Cooking

An Inspired Shrimp and Mango Entree

Greetings everyone! Forgive us for being later posting than usual. Because of the wait, however, Dale has had time to create a new entree for us that is, well, I would call it fun. It’s an intriguing dish that is interesting to … Continue reading

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A Summer Soup to Inspire

The end of July is upon us! Roses are fading, but birds are still flying through our copse of Chinese elms—chirping, squawking and  and feasting on fresh thistle and suet. It has been a relatively quiet summer for us, but a … Continue reading

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Inspiring Sugar Snap Side that Leads to Thoughts on Appearance

Happy Summer Days to you all!! I’m looking for more inspiring vegetable dishes these days, working on the goal of losing weight and becoming healthier. Dale has hit the spot with his recipe for July. You’ll love  the crunchiness of this Sugar Snap Pea … Continue reading

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An Easy Fish Entree That’s Inspired!

Hello everybody! We hope your June has been meaningful and full of hope. And a happy prayerful July 4th to you. It’s on its way. We don’t have a red, white and blue recipe for you today, but we do … Continue reading

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Inspired to Try Something New

  Hello everybody! And blessings to you this sunny day. We continue to create more new recipes for you and new spiritual musings on line even though our cookbook Inspiring Cuisine has now been published. The recipes in Inspiring Cuisine … Continue reading

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A Comforting After-Christmas Soup

I hope everyone of you had a merry and blessed Christmas! We’re posting a little late because of all the to-do in the Ridley/Graham/Rutledge family—Santa train ride in the mountains, an abundance of gift-giving and several wonderful feasts.  Truly God blessed … Continue reading

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A Flavorful Tilapia for Inspiration

My husband and I have been eating more fish lately. I know it’s good for the body, but the one or two recipes I’ve been using aren’t that good for the soul. They’re way too dry. So I’m delighted that … Continue reading

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