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    Stuffed Chicken Breast with Lemon Thyme Goat Cheese, Spinach and Roasted Peppers

    By Erica Galindo – This cheesy mouth-watering recipe was inspired by my friend Jen who makes her own goat cheese. One taste and I was blessed beyond my best goat cheese dreams. Our son Jack is very...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Mango Coconut Shrimp with Jalapeno and Pernod

    By Erica Galindo – You’ll be transported to the French Caribbean when you taste these delectable morsels of Gulf-water shrimp! Tropical flavors of luscious mango, sweet coconut, and just a dash of spicy roasted jalapeno pepper will...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Spicy Roast Chicken with Jalapeno Cumin Cilantro Sauce

    By Erica Galindo –   Are you looking for ways to save time and yet still cook like a rock star? Do you love stretching one meal into two? Do you like spicy flavor with a little kick?...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    Honoring Your Mother Part 2

    “When my parents got ill, we didn’t want to put them into a nursing facility. My parents needed one of their kids to oversee their care and the best way to do that was to bring them...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    Honoring Your Mother Part 1

    In Ephesians 6:1–3, the apostle Paul reminds us that the fifth commandment is the first commandment with a promise- Honor your father and mother so that it may go well with you
and that you may enjoy long...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Grilled Swordfish with Mango Papaya Salsa

    By Erica Galindo – The weather is warming up and I’m breaking into lighter menus. I adore salsa paired with seafood, and the combination of fresh mango and papaya with lime juice and jalapeno is utterly refreshing....

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Fillet of Sole with Capers & Smoked Olive Lemon Cream Sauce

    By Erica Galindo – Last year my dear friend Sherry Nelson blessed me with a jar of the best olives I’ve ever had in my life – Applewood Smoked Olives in a Napa Chardonnay marinade. I immediately...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Easter Food Traditions Around the World

    Easter week is one of the most popular Christian festivals in the world and in many countries, is a great time for food and celebration. Italian Easter food In Italy, dinner is typically a sumptuous feast highlighted...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    The Sweet Lamb of Easter

    The essence of Easter can be captured in a colorful portrait of a springtime garden, a bouquet of fragrant lilies, or a brilliant sunrise over the sea. These vivid pictures mirror the great happiness believers experience, as...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Traditions of Joy at Christmas

    Story & Recipes by Erica Galindo, Courtesy of Sonoma Christian Home – “Everything changes, but the one thing that doesn’t change is the sage bread,” mused my friend Amy, referring to her grandmother’s recipe. After the kids...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • The Christmas Menu

    By Erica Galindo – A Fanciful Christmas Feast: Beef Tenderloin Stuffed with Red Peppers, Spinach & Goat Cheese Oregon Peas with Tarragon Butter, Fennel & Herbs Roasted Rainbow Carrots & Fancy Green Squash Creamy Whipped Potatoes Char Roasted...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Thanksgiving in Sonoma

    By Erica Galindo – As believers we carry in our hearts the sacred truth that the Lord God fashioned the entire world and everything in it. This foundational fact of our faith has a way of stirring...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Gourmet Paninis

    By Erica Galindo – I’ve become a little obsessed with Panini’s the last few weeks. It all started when my friend Robert Deakins, official cheese guru at Oliver’s Market in Sonoma gave me a sample of a...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Going Green ~ Italian Style

    By Erica Galindo – When you think of comfort food, most people think of homemade Chicken Noodle Soup or Chicken Pot Pie, right? Call me crazy, but my one of my all time favorite comfort foods is...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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