Liquid Aphrodisiac

This drink combines the antioxidant properties of green tea with the aphrodisiacs honey, cocoa (also has antioxidants) and ginger (a stimulant). I’ve heard it a million times. “I don’t like the taste of water.” And with that comment off the person goes to grab a soda, juice or whatever taste it is they do like….

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Italian Turkey Meatballs

Ground turkey is combined with seasonings and other ingredients to create tender Italian Turkey Meatballs — a family favorite! Super Stop & Shop had a buy one, get one free sale on ground turkey this week so I used that as an excuse to do a bait and switch exercise with my husband and he…

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Easter Bunny Hot Chocolate

Transform leftover Easter bunnies — or whatever leftover chocolate you have — into a rich, creamy hot chocolate. After forgetting the cocoa at the grocery store Thursday and getting snowed in on Friday, I was jonesing for a nice hot chocolate. Alas, we had none left. At least, we didn’t have any of the usual…

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Grocery Store Challenge: Cheesy Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Recreate a convenience food favorite with this quick and easy recipe for Cheesy Smashed Potatoes. About a month ago, my husband began challenging me when we were in the grocery store. He likes to buy boxed mashed potatoes, crocks of macaroni and cheese and other pre-made foods. Meanwhile I like to make everything fresh. Knowing…

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Corned Beef Skillet

Welcome to Sarah’s Cucina Bella! This was my very first post on SCB, published on November 9, 2005! I would love it if you would check out some more recent posts too like Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip. Thanks!! During my unfortunate foray into dieting the Atkins way, I was frustrated by the amount of meat…

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