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Greek Salad on the go

Ingredients You Desperately Need Packaged lettuce Chicken fillets Oil based salad dressing,see recipe below Olives (optional) Grab a bag of packaged lettuce from your favorite grocery store. Pick a package with a variety of lettuce, like Romaine, Boston and Spinach.  The next ingredients you’ll need are an uncooked chicken fillet, salad dressing, and some feta […]


Bookclub meeting at my house this week

Dear Velvet, The book club meeting is scheduled to be at my house this week. There are usually around 10 of us, give or take a few. I work full time, so I want to serve something super easy but also impressive. Nothing over the top-I just want it to look nice and taste good. […]

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Summertime Fun

Dear Velvet, Since summer vacation started, I can’t stay focused and concentrate on things that need to get done, like work.  Plus, the kids are in and out of the house all day long.  It’s starting to look like a tornado hit.  My in-laws are coming in a week and I don’t know how I’m going […]

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Flat screens and baseball

Dear Velvet, I scored an awesome flat screen TV after the riots. Someone left it right out there in the open. My bros and me hauled it up to my apartment and now we are set to watch us some baseball. How ’bout them O’s? What you got for me to serve? Big Cat Dear […]

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Pizza with an Identity Crisis

Pizza Focaccia Bread Like Bruce Jenner, it’s not really sure what it is. Ingredients Pizza dough 1 Onion, sliced Flour to spread the dough 1 Green or colored pepper, sliced Sun dried tomatoes, chopped (optional) 4 Tablespoons olive oil Fresh basil, chopped or 1 Tablespoon dried Fresh oregano chopped, or 1 Tablespoon dried Fresh mozzarella, sliced […]

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Governing Parents

Dear Velvet, My daughter’s boyfriend calls the house all the time and at all hours of the day and night. It’s driving everyone crazy. I refuse to put her on our cell phone plan because she’ll use up all our minutes. Instead, she’s tying up the landline. What should I do? End of the Line Dear […]