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Spine art

This is an abstract I created called “Spinal”, probably representative of  how my back felt one day! Part of my Yin Yang series. Oil pastel on watercolor paper. Guess I was feeling better this day!  Haha.  I gave this one to my Chiropractor. (no seriously, I did)  It is simply called “Spine” Yum Food!! Yum … Continue reading

A star is born…and eaten!

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This is, believe it or not, the first time I bought and ate a Starfruit! Here he shines in my crudite’ with guacamole. Sounds odd but I’ll eat anything with guacamole. I used the rest of him in an eggplant stew to add a bit of tart sweetness to the pot. Very good. That is … Continue reading

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Plantains, Beans and Rice

I bought some Plantains at our local Amish market, fried them and then sprinkled them with chili powder and salt. What goes better with plantains then black beans and rice of course! So good. Yum Food!! Yum Art!! © [Jeanette Shihadeh] and [thepainterspalate.wordpress.com], [2012]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material, artwork, or photo’s without … Continue reading

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The Incredible Coconut

Coconuts aren’t for everybody but in my house we love them. Coconuts are versatile and delicious. Crack them open with a hammer to expose the white flesh and harvest the coconut meat for all your scrumptious recipes. I like to use them in my impromptu curried vegetable dishes. First I roast them in the oven for an … Continue reading

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BLT anyone? How ’bout Grouper with Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato!

This is a great way to start the morning at the Farmer ‘s Market. So Good!! Yum Food!!  Yum Art!! © [Jeanette Shihadeh] and [thepainterspalate.wordpress.com], [2012]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material, artwork, or photo’s without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, … Continue reading