Author Archive | Kimberly Mayone

Burgers A Go-Go


Happy 4th of July Weekend flavoristas! The recipes links below are from the May/June issue of Hannaford's fresh magazine, I worked on the recipes last winter and yes I am one of the grill crazy people who grills year-round despite frigid, New England winters. These burgers have been thoroughly tested on my family and neighbors. […]

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Mojitos in a Minute


Dear Flavorista Readers, Before today's post, I would like to apologize for being so absent in the last few months. I have been hard at work on a project that is launching in the fall and I cannot wait to tell you about it but I had to sign a non-disclosure agreement so mum's the […]

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Paula Deen’s Banana Pudding – Serious YUM!


Flavorista Eliza brought Paula Deen's Not Yo' Mama's Banana Pudding to our Mother's Day potluck dinner. She and I have been contemplating this specific banana pudding for quite some time; why oh why did we wait so long? All six born and bred yankee adults in attendance agreed that this dessert was crazy good. Banana […]

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Classic Lasagna (only easier)


Searching for culinary shortcuts that do not alter quality is one of my most delicious hobbies.  This lasagna from the brilliant folks at Cook’s Illustrated has been passed on to countless friends and family members.  I found this dandy back in 2002.  They had me at hello with “really good lasagna on the table in under […]

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Ginger Snapped Sweet Potatoes


These little sweet potato dandies take advantage of store-bought ginger snaps.  Crushed up and mixed with a touch of brown sugar and butter, these are sure to please even the fussiest eater. nonstick cooking spray 2 large sweet potatoes, washed and halved lengthwise 1/2 cup finely crushed ginger snap cookies 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. butter, melted […]

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Sweet Potato Risotto


Please pardon the fuzzy glamour shot – Vincenzo got ahold of my camera and got his little finger prints all over the lens! Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, but powerhouses of nutrition, often listed as a super food because of their high beta-carotene content.  This risotto comes together easily with a little fresh sage to […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Recipe Round Up


Since everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we highlight some Irish gastronomic gems:   Kerrygold Colcannon (Potatoes and Cabbage). Kerrygold butter and cheeses are available at many grocery stores.  The milk of grass fed cows makes the best butter and there certainly is lots of green pasture in Ireland.  If you are […]

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Sweet Potato and Shrimp Chowder


Please indulge the flavoristas as we try to win the sweet potato recipe contest, sponsored by the Sweet Potato Board of North Carolina, that is running this month. We will be getting very creative with this wonderfully nutrient-dense tuber! Unlike most chowders, this one is light but still totally satisfying. It was really a delight.  It only took […]

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Things to do with Red Pepper Jelly


A few years ago at a holiday party, I tasted red pepper jelly for the first time.  The hostess served it on crackers with cream cheese, straightforward party fare.  As a recipe writer, I love to use red pepper jelly in glazes and sauces.  If you haven’t discovered the versatility of red pepper jelly, it […]

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