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Debby Foodiewife
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Lives in Monterey Peninsula, CA
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Drunken Beans
How many beans recipes have I posted, over the years? Quite a few! I never tire of finding new ways to prepare them.  We especially enjoy beans with barbecue and chili con carne . Given my first choice, pinto beans always win. This must come from my child...
How many beans recipes have I posted, over the years? Quite a few! I never tire of finding new ways to prepare them.  We especially enjoy beans with barbecue and chili con carne. Given my first choice, pinto beans always wi...
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Blood Orange Upside Down Cake
Until I spent two weeks visiting my grandmother, in Bavaria, I wasn't familiar with blood oranges. I learned this the hard way. Each morning, the bed and breakfast where I stayed, would lay out a beautiful breakfast buffet. Freshly baked rolls, European ...
Until I spent two weeks visiting my grandmother, in Bavaria, I wasn't familiar with blood oranges. I learned this the hard way. Each morning, the bed and breakfast where I stayed, would lay out a beautiful breakfast buffet. F...
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Martha Stewart's One Pot Pasta Meal
Like most people, who love to cook and bake, I have a serious addiction
to cookbooks. I especially love cookbooks with full-color photos of
each recipe.   I've done a fairly good job of controlling my impulsive buying of said cookbooks. But, once in a w...
Like most people, who love to cook and bake, I have a serious addiction to cookbooks. I especially love cookbooks with full-color photos of each recipe.   I've done a fairly good job of controlling my impulsive buying of said...
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The Best Vegetarian Chili - Thick and Hearty and Healthy!
For as long as I can remember, I always make a big pot of my Chile Con Carne recipe for Super Bowl Sunday.  I've been making this for so long, that I don't need a recipe. It's hearty, and not too spicy. With a pile of warm flour tortillas, my men ladle bow...
For as long as I can remember, I always make a big pot of my Chile Con Carne recipe for Super Bowl Sunday.  I've been making this for so long, that I don't need a recipe. It's hearty, and not too spicy. With a pile of warm f...
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Perfect Easy-To-Peel Hard Boiled Eggs & Deviled Eggs Recipe (with some help from my Pressure Cooker)
I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday, as we did. I think I've burned myself out with my all the sugar and carbs that crossed my lips. I'm ready to get back to healthier dinner fare with a lot more vegetables and fruits, that's for sure!  New Year'...
I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday, as we did. I think I've burned myself out with my all the sugar and carbs that crossed my lips. I'm ready to get back to healthier dinner fare with a lot more vegetables and fruit...
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Peppermint Cream Pie
  Well, my wonderful regular readers and friends--savory recipes might be on hold for just a while longer. It's Christmas time, and that means that I'm baking treats as gifts, and planning our family Christmas dinner.  On Christmas Eve, I always have to mak...
  Well, my wonderful regular readers and friends--savory recipes might be on hold for just a while longer. It's Christmas time, and that means that I'm baking treats as gifts, and planning our family Christmas dinner.  On Chr...
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Mexican Pork Carnitas/Pulled Pork (with a little help from my pressure cooker)
I have often given credit to my mother for forcing teaching me how to cook, ever since I was a little girl. Most of the recipes she taught me how to make were from her German (Bavarian, to be specific) origins. To this day, my siblings request that I make ...
I have often given credit to my mother for forcing teaching me how to cook, ever since I was a little girl. Most of the recipes she taught me how to make were from her German (Bavarian, to be specific) origins. To this day, m...
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Meyer Lemon Meringue Tartlets
Back in the day, when I attended a Food Blogger conference, I attended a writing workshop on how to describe the taste(s) and textures of a recipe. That proved to be quite a personal challenge, because the guest speakers as for us to eliminate the use of th...
Back in the day, when I attended a Food Blogger conference, I attended a writing workshop on how to describe the taste(s) and textures of a recipe. That proved to be quite a personal challenge, because the guest speakers as f...
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Mardis Gras King Cake (with cream cheese filling)
I've  been to New Orleans, several times, but never during the Mardis Gras season.  (I'm not so sure I could handle the crowds and craziness.) Mardi Gras season begins on January 6, of each year and ends on Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent. One of the wonde...
I've  been to New Orleans, several times, but never during the Mardis Gras season.  (I'm not so sure I could handle the crowds and craziness.) Mardi Gras season begins on January 6, of each year and ends on Fat Tuesday, the d...
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Healthy and Flavorful Mushroom Barley Soup
  Like so many other folks, I overdosed on sugar during the holidays. Making three flavors of homemade caramels , and being surrounded by boxes of See's chocolates and cookies, at my office,  made my pancrease work overtime. By the time I packed up our Ch...
  Like so many other folks, I overdosed on sugar during the holidays. Making three flavors of homemade caramels, and being surrounded by boxes of See's chocolates and cookies, at my office,  made my pancrease work overtime. B...
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Creamy Dark Chocolate Caramels or Salted Vanilla Bean Caramels-- Two recipes to pick from (or make both!)
  I am really excited to share two recipe variations from the " Black Licorice Caramels " that I shared a few days ago. I'm excited for several reasons. The biggest reason is that these are delicious, and exceeded my wildest expectations.


Seriously! If...
  I am really excited to share two recipe variations from the "Black Licorice Caramels" that I shared a few days ago. I'm excited for several reasons. The biggest reason is that these are delicious, and exceeded my wildest ex...
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Black Licorice Caramels
It is no secret, to anyone who knows me, that I adore caramel. Years ago, I discovered an English brand of licorice caramels that converted me from a non-loving black licorice eater to one who loved licorice caramels. One day, I discovered they were no lo...
It is no secret, to anyone who knows me, that I adore caramel. Years ago, I discovered an English brand of licorice caramels that converted me from a non-loving black licorice eater to one who loved licorice caramels. One day...
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  • Author of the Food Blog, "A Feast for the Eyes"
    Food Blogger, 2008
  • Public High School
    2007
    Working with high school kids makes my job interesting, to say the least. I find teenagers to be entertaining and interesting young adults.
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Author of the Food Blog "A Feast for the Eyes"
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Debby "Foodiewife", author of "A Feast for the Eyes" Food blog. Hi, from Monterey, California. I'm a home cook who strives to learn how to make all things from scratch-- while balancing my busy life as a working wife and mom. I try to buy (and grow) the freshest ingredients possible. My culinary skills are an ever-evolving process of trial and error. I love to cook and bake, equally. Many of my recipes are influenced from my mother's Southern German background, and my dad's Mexican heritage. I have a list of things new recipes and dishes I still want to learn how to make. I enjoy sharing my self-taught lessons with a photo tutorial. I'm a self-taught and aspiring photographer. My food blog is my perfect venue to share recipes and I hope to you inspire you with my food photos.

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Married to a great guy and I adore my adult son. I also met Tyler Florence...twice!
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Monterey Peninsula, CA
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Honolulu, Hawaii - Bad Reichenhall, Germany
I've been coming here for 3 years, and I think that you get your bang for the buck. I get the $30.00 combo that includes a "clothes on" massage of the face, head, neck, feet and legs. Then, I get 20 minutes of being on a private massage table for a back massage. I have a favorite massage therapist, but I'm reluctant to give out the name-- for fear she'll get so popular she'll be too booked! The therapists speak minimal English and don't talk at all, which is exactly as I like it. Seeing that a spa will charge $90-$110 per massage, you can't beat this. It's not as fancy as a spa, but it's clean, and that's what matters to me.
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