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When Love Hurts, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This last week or so I’ve had a general overall feeling of malaise. Part of the source has been the fact that I’ve had some kind of funky bug and/or allergy. It started when my eyes did that wraith number, then made the transition into a cough that felt like whooping cough accompanied by the… Continue reading When Love Hurts, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Thai Penicillin, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Thai Penicillin By Beverly Hicks Burch I may be Southern, but there’s one thing you can say about Bev…she like a diverse range of ethnic food. Tex-Mex, Mexican, Italian, Greek, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian and I’m sure there are others. Several years ago I was introduced to Thai food…and I fell in love. I really prefer… Continue reading Thai Penicillin, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Coconut Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Coconut Soup Based on a version from Paula Deen as seen on Food Network June 25, 2007 4 cups chicken broth (I use Swanson) 1 lemongrass stalk, cut into 1 inch pieces and crushed or 2 tea. – 1 Tab. Dried lemongrass ( I used Thai House) 4 fresh kaffir lime leaves, torn in half… Continue reading Coconut Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Bev’s Thai Coconut Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev’s Thai Coconut Soup By Beverly Hicks Burch 2 T. butter 1 T. freshly grated gingerroot 2 ½ finely chopped fresh garlic 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 teaspoon mild curry paste or curry powder 1 14oz can chicken broth 1 14 oz. can coconut milk (can use lite) 2 T. firmly packed brown sugar… Continue reading Bev’s Thai Coconut Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Thai Fried Bananas, Beverly Hicks Burch

Thai Fried Bananas Based on a Recipe by Paula Deen seen on Food Network, June 25, 2007 3 Tablespoons butter 4 fresh firm, ripe bananas, peeled and cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces ¼ - 1/3 brown sugar 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds 1 lime, juiced In a wok or large saucepan heat butter.… Continue reading Thai Fried Bananas, Beverly Hicks Burch

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My Little Willie Wonka Wanna Be, by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Little Willie Wonka Wanna Be By Beverly Hicks Burch I was busy working on a project on the computer this morning…probably email or something. I was sitting on the bed with my laptop pulled up in my lap. Scooter, aka, “Watson the Miniature Schnauzer Wonderkin” was close by as was “Winfield, the Cat formerly… Continue reading My Little Willie Wonka Wanna Be, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Relay For Life, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Relay for Life By Beverly Hicks Burch It happened the first time when I was 28 years old and the mother of an eighteen month old tyke. I was told the absolutely impossible and unthinkable. I had a tumor on my right lung. How could that be? I had never smoked, wasn’t raised around smokers,… Continue reading Relay For Life, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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My First Crush, by Beverly Hicks Burch

My First Crush By Beverly Hicks Burch Most little Southern girls’ first crush is on their daddy. It’s nothing weird or unnatural…it’s actually quite chaste and natural. A good daddy gives us our guidance, is our rock, our example, our protector, our everything…well almost. To me there was God…then there was Daddy. Daddy is like… Continue reading My First Crush, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I first found a similar recipe on the Food Network’s website. I was browsing the Barefoot Contessa’s shows and found the recipe there. When I went back a few weeks later to print it out for my mom, the recipe had been removed. A search on the net (thanks, Tall & Handsome) found the same… Continue reading Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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There Was Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There Was Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth By Beverly Hicks Burch Ok, I have a confession to make. It’s been a lousy week. I have not been well and we have had a cacophony of disasters to knock on our door one right after another. Some I can talk about, some I can’t. It started… Continue reading There Was Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth, by Beverly Hicks Burch