DIY: Make Your Own Fresh Aloe Gel

According to, aloe has been in use as far back as 1750 b.c. originating in the Egypt and the Middle East. Uses included treatment of soldier’s wounds. Aloe Vera migrated to the United States in the early 1800s and is now used for many skin conditions to include “sunburn , frostbite, radiation injuries , some types of…

Make Ahead: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

When ready to serve. Remove from the fridge and low broil (bottom rack) for 5-7 mins and serve warm. Copyright 2021. Writing, Original Recipe Content, Photography, by Andrea Danielle Pistella.

Delicious and Easy Rotisserie Chicken Carbonara

Start by boiling a pot of salt infused water with some olive oil for the pasta. We prefer extra v olive oil. Chop fresh basil, garlic, and parsley, set aside. Zest lemon set aside. Sauté the pancetta and garlic with some olive oil for 3-4 minutes. In a separate bowl mix Parmesan, egg yolks, heavy…

Vase O’ Magnolias

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