Es’s Family Famous Chicken Pie

In my wildest dreams, I never ever would have thought it possible to have a recipe of The Recipe Hunter FB Group and Blog to feature in a magazine.

One of our Facebook members Corne Nieuwoudt Garcia, a fellow Ex-South African member, now residing in Texas, and Publisher of Neighbors of the Woodlands contacted me at the end of February.

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I was totally gobsmacked and in awe when I received her initial note in which she asked if I would be interested to submit one of my own South African recipes and to feature in her esteemed magazine.

Well, to cut to the chase, this is the end result and I proudly present you with a copy of the page printed in Neighbors of the Woodlands Easter edition.

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Here is a link to the original Chicken Pie recipe posted on Novemer 29, 2015.

I would love it and ask you to read Corne‘s first resident letter to give you more insight to her amazing magazine. Mag write-up

Corné, I am still on cloud-9 and will never ever be able to thank you enough.

You truly personify my motto: “Sharing is Caring” and “Share to Inspire Others!” thank-you

May 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – “D”

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Can you believe it, this will be our 6th Share and Inspire Others! Monthly Recipe Exchange Event.  Wow, I am suitably impressed and its hard to believe that we have come this far with this fantastic recipe exchange and I would like to take this opportunity to thank one and all for your participation, support and wonderful recipes, as without that this will not be possible.thank-you

I present you with the awesome submissions received for the
May 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – “D”

All participants, have time from now up untill midnight May 20th, to Promote and do a Press this/ share a link / or reblog on your own blog, by creating a link back to this post with a pingback.  “Sharing is Caring”  Thank you! 

Posted in order of emails received:

Dates and Nuts Desserts courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
Duality inspired by two beautiful people, or, to be more precise, two beautiful ladies who’ve never met, caused the appearance of this dessert on my Shavuos table.

TRH Dates and Nuts Desserts

No Bake No Dairy Cheesecake Choco-berry courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
This is the easiest, quickest, healthiest, and most delicious cheesecake I’ve ever had! And it’s not even a cheesecake; it only pretends to be one. It plays its role very well – if you don’t know, you can’t tell! Ooops, I didn’t mean to rhyme, it sort of happened.TRH No Bake No Dairy Cheesecake Choco-berry

Brownie on a Date courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
This cool brownie is on a sweet date. It’s so totally cool; it has spurned the heat of being baked but had a hot desire to be refrigerated instead. The date is delightfully sweet, as is proper for medjool dates, otherwise known as Judean dates.
TRH Brownie on a Date

Dracula and Klyotzki Dumplings courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
Count Dracula really existed. He was born in Transylvania in fifteenth century and ruled the province called Wallachia. His name was Vlad III, and his last name was Dracul, which means Dragon in Romanian.TRH Dracula and Klyotzki Dumplings

Eggless whole wheat banana dates pancake courtesy of Cooking with Smile
How about adding dates in yummy pancake to make it more yummier.TRH Eggless whole wheat banana dates pancake

Drumstick sambar (no coconut) courtesy of Cooking with Smile
I learnt  this method of making sambar from my good friend Sara. When we had guests for lunch, Sara told me to try this and it was highly appreciated by our guest. Ingredients for this is as same as any sambar but only the method differs. You try this and definitely see the change in taste.
TRH Drumstick sambar (no coconut)

Achichuk Bukharian Salad (with Dill) courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
At any Bukharian table, the first course you are served will be a plethora of salads.TRH Achichuk Bukharian Salad

Cheese and Scallions Pie (with Dill) courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
Salads are just salads, no matter how unusual and how creative they are. But here we get into the meat of our family tradition for Shavuos, if you can say that about a dairy pie.
TRH Cheese and Scallions Pie

Original Appetizer (with Dill) courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
I have to tell you that I did not invent this name for it! Had I done that, I would’ve come up with something a bit more – ummm… – original.  But this is the name you find in the menus of all Russian restaurants (Original’naya Zakuska)TRH Original Appetizer

What the Hell is Delicata Squash? courtesy of Real Life of an MSW
Looking at the striped squash, it reminded me of a piece of a holiday cornucopia . I always wonder if those center pieces were really edible. So, now I know. Bon AppetitTRH What the Hell is Delicata Squash.jpeg

Darth Vader cookies!! courtesy of thehappiestpixel
Hey pixels!! I made a 3D printing course a couple of months before. I printed a Darth Vader cookie cutter!! So nice! I love Star Wars, and I thought the idea was brilliant. Now, at least, I’ve had enough time to make this awesome cookies. Awesome for the flavour, and for the shape. You don’t eat Darth Vader food shaped every day…TRH Darth Vader cookies

Murungai Keerai Poriyal / Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry courtesy of Indian kitchen
Drumstick leaves / Murungai Keerai have been a part of Indian cuisine for a long time. These leaves may be considered as a king of all greens due to its numerous health benefits. During my childhood days, we used to have drumstick tree at our backyard from which we pluck leaves, drumstick and its flowers. My mom prepares poriyal, sambar and many other recipes with it which are packed with fresh flavour. Each and every part of the tree is beneficial.TRH Murungai Keerai Poriyal Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

My Duchess Potatoes courtesy of Lin’s LittleBites TRH My Duchess Potatoes

Chicken Dosa courtesy of Lin’s LittleBites

TRH Chicken Dosa

Dum Biryani using Paneer courtesy of Lin’s LittleBites

TRJ Dum Biryani using Paneer

Dock leaves and Dolmas courtesy of Retired? No one told me!
Where do you get your  inspiration for posts from?  I read and always look for the unknown or little known when I am out and about on my travels …I love nothing more than a recipe which gives me more.
TRH dolmas

Red Duck Curry (Kaeng Ped Pett Yang) courtesy of Retired? No one told me!
One of my favorite curries and one which I don’t have very often…why? Not sure really..I probably save it for special occasions.
TRH Red Duck Curry

Devilish Chocolate Rum Log courtesy of Foodzesty
Hello! Hello!  This is a favorite dessert of mine.  To all the Chocolate Lovers out there!  🙂

TRH Devilish Chocolate Rum Log

Easy Chicken and Dumplings courtesy of My Favorite Recipes
Have you ever had a day where nothing went as planned and you needed to have dinner on the table in an hour but you haven’t gone shopping?  This “Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe” will save the day.
TRH Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Es’s Maple Syrup and Garlic Glazed Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs courtesy of The Recipe HunterTRH Es_s Maple Syrup and Garlic Glazed Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs3

Feriel’s Medjool Dates Delight courtesy of The Recipe Hunter
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Rashida’s Soft and Fluffy Yeast Doughnuts courtesy of The Recipe HunterTRH Rashida's Soft and Fluffy Yeast Doughnuts

Hannah’s Danish Herring courtesy of The Recipe Hunter
TRH Hannah's Danish Herring

Carla’s Dark Hot Chocolate courtesy of The Recipe Hunter
TRH Carla's Dark Hot Chocolate

Please do come back to check out the new theme for June on the 1st.  Please share the news to your followers and have them follow The Recipe Hunter and then join in these fun and exciting monthly Share and Inspire Others! Recipe Exchange events.

I would also like to take this opportunity to invite one and all of my followers and also new followers to check out the following link: An open invitation to all Bloggers and please comment on that post and then I can share your blog on  “Social Media” Participants and then we can all benefit from meeting more fellow bloggers.  Sharing is Caring!

5 days to May “D” day

Share and Inspire Others April 2017

Just a reminder, you have 5 Days left to submit your entries via email @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca for the May 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – “D”  Recipe Exchange.

I have already received some awesome recipes from fellow bloggers, but I invite you all to participate and send in your TRIED AND TESTED recipe/s (maximum of 5 per blogger).

Please note:  It can be a previously prepared recipe you already have on your blog.  No need to have made it yesterday, or last week.  As long as it fits the theme: Any dish with an ingredient starting with a “D” and forms part of the title of your recipe.

The clock is ticking, Tick tock, tick tock, I’m a little cuckoo clock. Tick tock, tick tock, soon it’s midnight May 10th, 2017. Cuckoo!

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The Recipe Hunter

May 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – “D”

Share and Inspire Others April 2017May 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – “D”

I wanted to do this theme last month, but just could not wrap my head around what the “D” should stand for, as this is probably the most difficult one of all.  All I could come up with would be: Dates, Donuts, Duck and Dumplings.  

It’s really hard to find baking/cooking ingredients starting with a “D”, so now I would like to challenge you to email me your dish/es, be it cooking or baking with any ingredient starting with a “D” which forms part of the title of your recipe. This is an open category and I truly hope to receive a wide variety of entires with an ingredient starting with a “D” 

Please, feel free to submit any dish with an ingredient starting with a “D” and forms part of the title of your recipe.

Please check out the How to Participate in our Monthly Share and Inspire Others! Exchange, but please come back for more.

Timeframe:
May 1st – Theme will be announced and published on The Recipe Hunter blog.
May 10th – Submissions need to be received via email @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca
May 15th – Release of all entries from participants on The Recipe Hunter blog.
May 20th – Promote and do a post/reblog on your own blog, linking back to the original post.

Remember, the subject line of your email, should be marked as follows: May 2017 – Any dish with an ingredient starting with a “D”

The TRIED AND TESTED recipe/s (maximum of 5 per blogger) you wish to  submit, can be a previously prepared recipe you already have on your blog.  No need to have made it yesterday, or last week.  As long as it fits the theme: Any dish with an ingredient starting with a “D”, please email me @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca

Please trh-message on THIS POST, to let me know to check my email inbox for your APRIL 2017 entry.  I am looking forward to each and every entry on: Any dish with an ingredient starting with a “D” at your earliest convenience, but by the very latest clock May 10th, 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada time.

Es’s Cashew, Date and Wine Balls courtesy of The Recipe Huntertrh-ess-cashew-dates-and-wine-balls

Gail’s Galaxy Donuts courtesy of The Recipe Huntertrh-gails-galaxy-donuts

Irene’s Roasted Duck & Roasted Potatoes courtesy of The Recipe HunterIrene_s Roasted Duck & Roasted Potatoes

Gail’s Apricot Dumplings courtesy of The Recipe Huntertrh-gails-apricot-dumplings

OK, now it’s over to you as the clock is ticking down to May 10th, 2017

Remember to check out my blog as the new theme for June will be released on the 1st of the month.  Please spread the word to your followers and their followers and so forth and so forth, have them follow The Recipe Hunter and then join in these fun and exciting monthly Share and Inspire Others! Recipe Exchange events.

I ♥ it, as I learn so much from you all.
I would also like to take this opportunity to invite one and all of my followers and also new followers to check out the following link: An open invitation to all Bloggers and please comment on that post and then I can share your blog on  “Social Media” Participants and then we can all benefit from meeting more fellow bloggers.  Sharing is Caring!

An open invitation to all Bloggers

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Please visit An open invitation to all Bloggers  as invitedto leave me any or all of your social media links. Please introduce yourself and tell me a little about your blog. Provide me with your blog http:// and/or any of your other social media links in order for me to connect with you.

I created a separate post on my blog called Social Media Participants where I will share your links. That way you will be able to come back and follow your fellow bloggers, and connect them as well. I will keep this list updated and share it on a regular basis and hope that we get many more bloggers to join on this platform.

Feel free to share this post on any of your networks and have your followers also participate.  The more the better.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to leave me a note, and I am looking forward to talking to you all.  I promise that I will connect and respond back as soon as possible once you left me your information.

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April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green Leafy Vegetables

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April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green leafy vegetables thank youto all our participants who shared their most awesome and wonderful Green leafy vegetables recipes with us.

Without further ado, I present you with our April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green leafy vegetables All participants, have time from now up untill midnight April 20th, to Promote and do a post/reblog on your own blog, linking back to this post with a pingback.  Thank you!Posted in order of emails received:

Spinach & Cottage Cheese pops courtesy of Lin’s RecipesTRH Spinach & Cottage Cheese pops

Palak/ Spinach chapathi/ roti  courtesy of cookwithsmileblog
This is one variety of chapathi packed with nutrients of spinach.TRH Palak Spinach chapathi roti

Methi leaves/ fenugreek leaves stir fry courtesy of cookwithsmileblog
This is an easy and simple stir fry. Methi leaves are known for its nutritional value. It’s rich in vitamins, proteins, calcium. Hope you all try this.😃TRH Methi leaves fenugreek leaves stir fr

Palak panner/ Cottage cheese in spinach gravy courtesy of cookwithsmileblog
This is a gravy with whole goodness of spinach along yummy panner. This goes well with some hot rotis/ paratha.
TRH Palak panner Cottage cheese in spinach gravy

Ponce de Leon, Diamond Lil, and the Secret of Eternal Youth courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
TRH Ponce de Leon, Diamond Lil, and the Secret of Eternal Youth

Greens Combo Salad courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
On one of my visits to sunny Georgia (a country, not a state), I saw two salads on the table crowded with many unique vegetable creations. These two, however, looked very similar to each other, but different colors. One was completely green. The other – oh, the other! – it was wonderfully green and red and purple. Both were flecked with crushed walnuts, as are many other Georgian dishes, and garnished with lots of dill. Having waited out the obligatory twenty-minute toast in honor of visiting journalists (i.e. my cameraman and myself), I politely inquired.
TRH Greens Combo Salad

Perfect Kale Salad courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
A nutritionist friend once told me that perfect food had to combine four flavors: sweet, sour, salty, and spicy. “Take, for example, simple kale,” she said… and her phone rang. She had to leave urgently, to consult someone who, apparently, haven’t learned all the principles of perfect food yet.
TRH Perfect Kale Salad

Mangold Pasta – Feel Like a Roman courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
I like browsing through recipes online, especially Russian and Ukrainian ones where I sometimes derive comfort from finding old favorites and often learn something new. That’s how one day I came across Mangold Salad. It looked interesting, so I googled it – in English
trh Mangold Pasta – Feel Like a Roman

Mint rice courtesy of Indian kitchen
Mint/Pudhina rice is a flavourful rice dish. Fresh flavour of mint and coriander leaves makes this dish so yummy. I love the soft Potatoes and green peas cooked in mint paste. This is an easy and instant rice recipe that I prepare often.TRH Mint rice

Methi Leaves Curry / Vendhaya Keerai Puli Kuzhambu courtesy of Indian kitchen
Fresh bunch of methi leaves along with shallots and tamarind makes this SouthIndian delicacy a fingerlicking one.
TRH Methi Leaves Curry Vendhaya Keerai Puli Kuzhamb

Mint Chutney courtesy of Indian kitchen 
Mint chutney is one of my favorite.Piping hot Idli with mint chutney is perfect combo.
TRH Mint Chutney

Spinach Salad Meets Luxury courtesy of Real Life of an MSW
I had to read the sign twice- $1.00! One couldn’t beat that. With a quick glance at the expiration date, which was three days away, I knew my dinner problems would be easily solved over the next couple of days.Processed with MOLDIV

Mixed Greens Meet Fruit courtesy of Real Life of an MSW
The main ingredient was a dollar- when the last time you had a healthy meal for $1? Tonight I decided to go with mixed greens from tart to almost sweet, from crunchy to melting. You want them all in this salad. This salad can be made a million ways.Processed with MOLDIV

Swiss chard galette courtesy of thehappiestpixel
Hey pixels!! Do you remember our swiss chard soup? A new swiss chard recipe is here now: I’ve used the yummy leaves to create an amazing galette!! Just a few ingredients and less than 60′ cooking to have this wonderful galette, perfect for your next brunch.TRH Swiss chard galette5

Easter pie, torta pasqualina courtesy of mad & delicacy
The torta pasqualina is a traditional pie from Liguria, a wonderful region by the sea in North-west Italy. This pie is made during Easter time when the days are getting warmer and sunnier, and people enjoy having pic-nics outside bringing their home-made food to share with friends.
TRH Easter pie, torta pasqualina

Hello, Stranger, Have Some Soup! courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
Passover starts tonight, and the most important part of the celebration is called a Seder which means order. The order is prescribed in a little book called Haggada that we read at the table. The most important part of that is called Maggid which is the actual story of redemption and exodus from Egypt.  And the most important part of the story, repeated several times, is an admonition to share the holiday meal with a widow, an orphan, and a stranger because “you were strangers in a foreign land.” The same admonition is found in many other Biblical and Talmudic sources.
TRH Hello, Stranger, Have Some Soup!

Es’s Roast Chicken with Tarragon and Lemon, served with Kale and Spinach courtesy of The Recipe HunterEs_s Roast Chicken with Tarragon and Lemon, served with Kale and Spinach

Melanie’s Braised Cabbage and Potato courtesy of The Recipe HunterMelanie_s Braised Cabbage and Potato

Moumita’s Simple Spinach curry courtesy of The Recipe HunterMoumita’s Simple Spinach curry.jpg

Remember to check out my blog as the new theme for May will be released on the 1st of each month.  Please spread the word to your followers and their followers and so forth and so forth, have them follow The Recipe Hunter and then join in these fun and exciting monthly Share and Inspire Others! Recipe Exchange events.  I ♥ it, as I learn so much from you all.

I would also like to take this opportunity to invite one and all of my followers and also new followers to check out the following link: An open invitation to all Bloggers and please comment on that post and then I can share your blog on  “Social Media” Participants and then we can all benefit from meeting more fellow bloggers.  Sharing is Caring!

“Social Media” Participants

Herewith the most current and up to date list of bloggers who shared with us their social media connections. Please visit them, follow them, and say hi.
We have an awesome group of blogger friends. Thank you for your participation. As we receive more participants, I will update this list and repost on a monthly basis, so please spread the news, and love of blogging and share this post far and wide in order for your blogger friends to follow TRH and then I will add their information to the list as well. ♥

The Recipe Hunter

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If you wish to have your social media / blog information added, please leave your information on original post: An open invitation to all Bloggers and I will be more than happy to add your information.

Last update:  March 28, 2017  I will update as I receive new inforamtion.  Thanks to all those already listed.  Please share the love to your followers, have them follow our blog (TRH), then link on this platform as well.  ♥ ♥

Read all about our
“Social Media” Participants

Meet Dr. Rex @ It Is What It Is and read her very inspiring About note.

Meet Ella Price @ My Favorite Recipes

Meet Jo Ann @ fearlessinjesuschrist and read all about her found hope and victory in Jesus post.

Meet Sue @ MY LOUD BIPOLAR WHISPERS and read her story and journey about living, surviving and thriving with bipolar disorder.

Meet Vincent @ Talmidimblogging

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I wish to meet you one and all dear fellow bloggers.
My Motto: Share and Inspire Others!, and thus inviting you to check out the original post ( http://bit.ly/2oBkOzp ) and leave me a comment.
I promise I WILL visit your blog/s and any other social media you’re connected with, and also with your permission, add your name to the growing list “Social Media” Participants @ http://bit.ly/2oXZxQB
Have a look at those, visit them and get to know them.
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Open invitation to all Bloggers in the Blogosphere

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Dear fellow Blogger:

I would love to get to know you better.  invitedto leave me any social media link in the comments, so please leave me a note below and introduce yourself and tell me a little about your blog.

Please provide me with your blog http:// or any of your other the social media links, then we can connect and get to know each other better.

I created a separate post on my blog called Social Media Participants linking to all of you. That way you will be able to come back to see all the other links of fellow bloggers, and connect with each other.

I will keep this list updated and share it on a regular basis and hope that we get more bloggers to join on this platform.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to leave me a note…

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Countdown to April 2017 Share and Inspire Others!

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Thank you for all the wonderful entries already received via email.  You still have time till midnight April 10th, to submit your entries.

Check out April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! and leave me a comment and send me your email

Our theme for April 2017

Green leafy vegetables 

Feel free to submit any meal or dish as long as you use some or other
Green leafy vegetables in your dish or meal.
It can be a vegetable only dish, or a combination of ingredients with
Green leafy vegetables as part of your meal.

April 2017 Share and Inspire Others!

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Our theme for April 2017

Green leafy vegetables 

Feel free to submit any meal or dish as long as you use some or other
Green leafy vegetables in your dish or meal.
It can be a vegetable only dish, or a combination of ingredients with
Green leafy vegetables as part of your meal.

Please check out the How to Participate  in our Share and Inspire Others! Monthly Exchange, but please come back

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Timeframe:
April 1st
Theme will be announced and published on The Recipe Hunter blog.
April 10thSubmissions need to be received via email @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca
April 15th – Release of all entries from participants on The Recipe Hunter blog.
April 20thPromote and do a post/reblog on your own blog, linking back to the original post.

Remember, the subject line of your email, should be marked as follows:

April 2017 – Green leafy vegetables

The TRIED AND TESTED recipe/s (maximum of 5 per blogger) you wish to  submit, can be a previously prepared recipe you already have on your blog.  No need to have made it yesterday, or last week.  As long as it fits the theme Green leafy vegetables, please email me @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca

Please messge on THIS POST, to let me know to check my email inbox for your APRIL entry.

I am looking forward to each and every Green leafy vegetables entry at your earliest convenience, but by the very latest midnight.jpg April 10th, 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada time.

Es’s Cheesy Mushroom and Baby Spinach Quinoa Casserole courtesy of The Recipe Hunter

Cheesy Mushroom and Baby Spinach Quinoa Casserole

Irene’s Spicy Lamb Stew  courtesy of The Recipe HunterIrene_s Spicy Lamb Stew

Pamela’s Braised Cabbage courtesy of The Recipe HunterPamela_s Braised Cabbage

OK, now it’s over to you all to share with us all your Green leafy vegetable dishes

 

An open invitation to all Bloggers

Open invitation to all Bloggers in the Blogosphere

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Dear fellow Blogger:

I would love to get to know you better.  invitedto leave me any social media link in the comments, so please leave me a note below and introduce yourself and tell me a little about your blog.

Please provide me with your blog http:// or any of your other the social media links, then we can connect and get to know each other better.

I created a separate post on my blog called Social Media Participants linking to all of you. That way you will be able to come back to see all the other links of fellow bloggers, and connect with each other.

I will keep this list updated and share it on a regular basis and hope that we get more bloggers to join on this platform.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to leave me a note, and I am looking forward to talking to you all.  I promise that I will connect and respond back as soon as possible once you left me your information.

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“Social Media” Participants

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If you wish to have your social media / blog information added, please leave your information on original post: An open invitation to all Bloggers and I will be more than happy to add your information.

Last update:  March 28, 2017  I will update as I receive new inforamtion.  Thanks to all those already listed.  Please share the love to your followers, have them follow our blog (TRH), then link on this platform as well.  ♥ ♥

Read all about our
“Social Media” Participants

Meet Dr. Rex @ It Is What It Is and read her very inspiring About note.

Meet Ella Price @ My Favorite Recipes

Meet Jo Ann @ fearlessinjesuschrist and read all about her found hope and victory in Jesus post.

Meet Sue @ MY LOUD BIPOLAR WHISPERS and read her story and journey about living, surviving and thriving with bipolar disorder.

Meet Vincent @ Talmidimblogging and read his newest post (Feb 20, 2017) on A Curious Clue About the Origins of the New Testament Canon | Canon Fodder.

Meet Cher @ THE CHICAGO FILES and read her newest post (Feb 20, 2017) on FAMILY DAY, PRESIDENTS’ DAY……….MONDAY DAY? IT’S ALL OKAY!

Meet Leola @ MYCREATORSCREATION and read her very inspiring About post.

Meet Chris @ RCC – Random Catholic Convert and check out his blog about his faith and life.

Meet Krystal a college student from a small town in Arkansas @ Three Days Freed and read her post I Messed Up Again. Biblical Ways to Battle Temptation.

Meet StepMomma  @  THESTEPMOMMABLOG and read about her mission to connect with other step mommas or bio parents and just be a system of support to one another.

Meet Lisa @ Home Cook Simple and read all about her sharing recipes and meal ideas.

Meet Cale @ DIARIES OF A SCATTERBRAIN and check out his blog see what it’s all About. You will also be able to follow Cale on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nrgmandrake/ as well as on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NRgMandrake.

Meet Amanda @ Mandibelle16 and read follow her via  poetry, short fiction, and some nonfiction pieces Here’s the direct link to ‘How Was Last Night’ by A.M. Wilson.

Meet Tabi @ Busy Bee and follow her through all her cute things and DIY and Lifestyle blog.

Meet Dolly @ koolkosherkitchen and you will be able to enjoy with her all her interesting stories and lovely dishes prepared in her own kitchen 

Meet Linda @ kelleysdiy and follow her bogging on her love for everything DIY, creating wonderful ideas for your home and garden.

Meet Michael @ OIKOS™-Redaktion  as they provide a lot of information, most of them we reblog because there is not too much information for our newspaper here in the village. 😉 So we love to promote all the others. 

Meet The Things I learnt from India who wishes to connect with lot of people and help each other growing as a human being..!.

Meet Pooja @ lifesfinewhine and read about her blog with inspirational posts, poetry and random other posts once in a while.

Meet Manuel @  emotionsoflife2016 and read his stories about emotions of life, poetry of every single emotion that comes to me: sadness, love, sorrow, joy and many more.

Meet Kathy from Michigan, in the US @ COMBING THE CATACOMBS  and read her blog consisting mostly of poetry, some of it personal, and some dealing with social issues which I feel are important.

Meet christcraftsandcuisine and her passions for God, crafting, and food!! .

Meet Francesca and Marinella, two Italian women from mad & delicacy sharing their traditional and innovative dishes with fresh, seasonal and easily sourced raw ingredients.

Meet Emily @ emilyshomecookedkitchen and enjoy her passion for food and making recipes

Meet Kukis_culinary and her love for cooking & sharing.. !.

Meet Dewey Hop working and reading through the library of Fulton County Public Library .

Meet inspirabake and read all about this new blog on recipes that are slightly different and they do not like the boring same-olds!!!.

Meet Gary @ Just A Blog about Food and read all about “Food is the soul of our being”.

Meet Pryia @ Indian kitchen and check out all her blog with tried and tested recipes from her Indian kitchen.

Meet Carolanne @ THE 20-SOMETHING EXISTENTIAL CRISIS.  and read all about her blog: The Crazy Cat Lady Business Idea Mental Exercise Thingy…

Meet Annamaria @  GastroGranny kitchen. Check out one of her awesome recipes:  Perfect double chocolate heart cake

Meet Ruta @ ESTONIAN CUISINE. EESTI TOIT.  Please check out her post on Curd Casserole and many more.

Meet Eartha @ Eartha Cooks.
You can find her on: Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/earthacooks
Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/earthacooks
Pinterest – http://www.pinterest.com/earthacooks;
Facebook Page called Cooking Green Goodness – dedicated to green foods and cooking them delicious – http://www.facebook.com/cookingreengoodness.

Meet Anuradha @ Aromas of My Kitchen.

Meet H.V. Eager  @ Eagar Kitchen Concoctions

Meet Pure Glory @ read about God is crowning Alaska with his Glory!

Meet Nicholas @ Blogtastic Food

Meet Saumya Anandakrishnan Pamper ur taste buds

Meet Cmoas @ read all about “Navigating through time,  Searching for the perfect words that describes the being you are “.

Meet Gary @ Fiction is Food
Blog: https://fictionisfood.com/
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My blog is due to have a facelift in the next two weeks so please excuse teething problems
Anyone popping across or linking up will find themselves similarly STALKED

Meet our College Student Blogger @ The Catalysts for Change .  Her blog brings awareness to mental illness and sexual assault.
Twitter: @catalystchanges

Meet Jainey @ Harmonious Joy discussing with her two brothers a lot of things which can help better the citizens of Earth.

Meet “LITTLE MISS MENOPAUSE” AKA STEPHANIE DEBRA LEWIS Once Upon Your Prime

Meet Melanie @ INTENTERGY My positivity blog is called Intentergy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentergynow/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intentergy24_7
Instagram: Intentergy

Meet SickChristine @ imsickandsoareyou and read all about the lessons she learned after being diagnosed with a rare tumor in 2012.

Meet Diana @ Crone Confidence and read about her wisdom posts to inspire and empower the 50 plus group.

Meet the teacher @ prettyflyforawhitemom and check out her mommy blog
You can also follow her on her second blog: I Remember Committee where she promotes learning about the horrors that others have had to endure because of prejudice and injustice in this world.

Meet Traci @ Traci York, Writer and follow all her social media outlets
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Meet 3 Sisters Abroad and read about and their adventures in Europe, Australia and overseas.
Instagram – 3sistersabroad
Twitter – @BreeDixon3  
Pinterest – https://au.pinterest.com/breezer1955/

Meet Pooja @ CHUKKI’S KITCHEN and follow food blog. Creating recipes and my experiments in the kitchen.

Meet Sian @ Hobbs & Co and follow his food blog. He posts original recipes from around the world.

Meet Sana @ FROM WORLD’S KITCHEN and follow her and her husband on the recipe blog and their cooking experimentations.

Meet Nisha @ InspiresN  Her blog is about recipes, photography and quotes
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/inspiresn

Meet Candacce @ Candace Brook – A Perth Mumma focusing on recipes and reviews.
She can also be found on Facebook and Pinterest

Meet Christina Nifong She is a writer, eater, grower, mother @ http://christinanifong.com
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/christinanifong
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/christinan2881/

Meet Donna  @ yadadarcyyada. She blogs about just about anything with a lot of humour
Drop by, stay a spell, you may never want to leave.
Where I’m a complete twit: https://twitter.com/yadadarcyyada
Where I’m endlessly baffled by humanity: https://www.facebook.com/yadadarcyyada
The desert where I wander: http://www.pinterest.com/dpark2/
I’ll Stumble For You: http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/yadadarcyyada
Where I google, not nearly as fun as it sounds: https://plus.google.com/112672588892199127381/posts

Meet Melissa @ Mint Tea and Elephants
Follow her Blog https://www.mintteaandelephants.com
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Meet Alice @ Lutheranliar  Connect with her and read her humor piece every Tuesday. Here’s a recent story to whet your whistle (it’s about sexual confusion among bird-watchers): GENDER IDENTITY IS FOR THE BIRDS

Meet Harjeet @ Fire, Water, Food & Travel / anecdotesofmylife from India.  Please visit and share some love.

Meet Emily @ The Perks of Being an Artist and read about her art, dementia, and all the idiotic thoughts that run through her brain.
I quote Emily:  Really, there’s not a “theme” except that I’m a creative nincompoop.

Meet hotmessmemoir and hop over to her blog and read all the funnies that occur in her life. Social media links: Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: @hotmessmemoir. Stop by some time! Have a great day!

Meet prettylittlepastel I’m a girl with a passion for pastels. I recently started blogging. I’d be honoured if you checked out my site!

Meet Megan @ theavocadobabyyy   I am a beginner food blogger on a path to make healthy and wholesome recipes!
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Meet Thelma @ Thellys Cucina International (Food/cooking blog) and also check out her main writing site  Thelma Alberts Looking forward to connect with you and the other bloggers. Have a great week!

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March 2017 Share and Inspire Others! -Chocolate – Anything Chocolate

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Yes, I am early again in releasing this month’s entries, but I just cannot wait for 3 more days before sharing this with you all.

BLOG thank you to all participants who shared their most delectable and wonderful Chocolate – Anything Chocolate recipes with us.

Bloggers and friends, I present you with our March 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Chocolate – Anything Chocolate Recipe Exchange

Remember to check out my blog as the new theme for April will be released on the 1st of each month.  Please spread the word to your followers and their followers and so forth and so forth, have them follow The Recipe Hunter and then join in these fun and exciting monthly Share and Inspire Others! Recipe Exchange events.  I ♥ it, as I learn so much from you all.

I would also like to take this opportunity to invite one and all of my followers and also new followers to check out the following link: An open invitation to all Bloggers and please comment on that post and then I can share your blog on  “Social Media” Participants and then we can all benefit from meeting more fellow bloggers.  Sharing is Caring!

All participants, have time from now up untill midnight March 20th, to Promote and do a post/reblog on your own blog, linking back to this post.

Posted in order of emails received:

Our very first video entry: Easy Microwavable Chocolate Mug Cake  courtesy of Lin’s Recipes

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Eggless Whole wheat Ragi Chocolate cake courtesy of cookwithsmileblog
When I was looking for a cake to try my hands on first time, I stumbled upon this Whole wheat Ragi chocolate cake. I decided to give a try as it is super healthy. I did adjusted a little with the ingredients. It turned to be super good. Kids loved it. You can have it as dessert or pack in snack box for kids.trh-eggless-whole-wheat-ragi-chocolate-cake

Home made dry fruits chocolate courtesy of cookwithsmileblog
Craving for some chocolate…then try this easy home made dry fruits chocolate.
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Conversation Heart Brownies courtesy of No Plate Like Home
Cute looking homemade heart-shaped brownies will perk up anyone’s mood and make them feel a warm sentiment on Valentine’s Day!trh-conversation-heart-brownies

Chocolate salami courtesy of mad & delicacy
Are you looking for an idea to spend some fun time with your kids?  Make together this delicious, easy and quick chocolate cake that looks like a salami
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Dark Chocolate Almond Cake courtesy of The Not so Creative Cook
The cake was so soft (I bet it’s because of the egg whites) and so moist.
The icing was so good.
The ground almonds on top gave a light crunchy bite.
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FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRY TORTE courtesy of The Not so Creative Cook
A not-too-sweet flourless torte with intense chocolate flavor and amazing light, fudgy texture that will surely melt in your mouth. trh-flourless-chocolate-and-raspberry-torte

Filipino Hot Chocolate  courtesy of The Not so Creative Cook
Hot chocolate is one of my favorite drinks. trh-filipino-hot-chocolate

Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies  courtesy of The Not so Creative Cook
Cookies made from a cake mix – so rich in chocolate flavor and soft on the inside. So delicious that you can’t get enough of it. trh-double-chocolate-cake-mix-cookies

Julia Child’s Chocolate Almond Cake  courtesy of The Not so Creative Cook
I know you cannot love something on the same spot with the same level. But when I have tasted this, I already knew I was cheating on my favorite cake – Mocha Cake. From then on, I asked myself if Mocha Cake can share its place with this new-found love of mine. Believe me, it’s so heavenly!!!! Words are not enough to describe how much I love this cake.
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Cuba Libre or Morena Cake courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
As I was browsing through two-or-three-ingredient desserts – I love those! – I discovered a combination of cake mix and soda pop, with frosting on top.
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Fudge Frosting Brownies courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
The more chocolate, the better?
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Brownie on a Date courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
This cool brownie is on a sweet date. It’s so totally cool; it has spurned the heat of being baked but had a hot desire to be refrigerated instead. The date is delightfully sweet, as is proper for medjool dates, otherwise known as Judean dates.
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MONSTER ChoCo Squares courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
We don’t do Halloween, but we have our own monsters. One of them is world famous.
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Boozy Peppermint Hot Chocolate courtesy of Real Life of an MSW
Instead of an afternoon coffee, try a walking mediation: Just walk slightly slower than your normal pace but not so slow that anyone would notice. What makes it a meditation is that you’re paying attention to the experience. As you move along, really see what’s in front of you and notice the sensation of your feet against the ground. Whenever you realize that your mind has strayed, in a friendly but firm way, return it to the experience. Integrating mind and body with a conscious walk lets you cultivate concentration, engage your muscles, bring fresh air into your lungs, and take your mind off your worries. Remember you don’t have to walk super-slow, like a zombie. But take your time. You’re not trying to go anywhere but inward – Cindy Leeboozy-peppermint-hot-chocolate

The Ultimate “melt-in-the-mouth” Fudgy Chocolate Brownies! courtesy of Afoodiehousewife
This recipe is so simple yet makes an amazing brownie. Pair it with chilled vanilla ice-cream and oodles of chocolate sauce, and you have a very fancy-looking, delicious dessert on your hands. It’s a perfect recipe for the dinner parties and extremely easy to make at a short notice.
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Anniversary special: Romantic Chocolate and Strawberry “Hidden-Hearts” cake courtesy of Afoodiehousewife
I came across a picture of this cake many months ago on the internet and had decided there and then, that I would try this on our anniversary. The recipe seemed simple but loooong, still it seemed worth the effort for this particular occasion.
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My sinful Orange and Dark chocolate Halloween cake! courtesy of Afoodiehousewife
I planned this cake for weeks before the Halloween day and I was so glad when it turned out exactly as I had envisioned it as! In my mind’s eye, I saw a vibrant orange and brown cake with some fun decorations and garnish.
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Classic chocolate cake with strawberry syrup glaze courtesy of Afoodiehousewife
I enjoy baking cakes more than eating them. My hubby finds that hard to believe because I am a huge foodie and crazy for sweets but there is something about baking that definitely soothes me. It may be due to the fact that I whip my batter by hand instead of using the electric beater and it can be a good activity to channelize all your stress into the vigorous whipping hand exercise 😉
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CHOCOLATE KULFI WITH JAGGERY AS SWEETENER courtesy of PriyaPandian
Shall we celebrate this occasion with our authentic Indian dessert Kulfi ? Here is the recipe of  Chocolate Kulfi which is a rich frozen dessert. Everyone loves this dessert for sure. Kulfi is little denser than the usual icecreams and can be easily made in home.TRH CHOCOLATE KULFI WITH JAGGERY AS SWEETENER

Rocky road courtesy of JO’S FOOD BITES
Decadent treat to have with a cup of coffee or tea. Really quick and easy to make. I love a recipe that doesn’t need scales. I always use the same basic ingredients – plain and milk chocolate,  marshmallows  and digestive biscuits ( gluten-free or wheat). To these I vary what I add. For this post I used dried apricots and cranberries. Sometimes I use pistachios and other dried fruits.

Of Hats, Pockets, Ears, and Hidden Messages courtesy of koolkosherkitchen
These pastries are called Hamantaschen. We can no more imagine the holiday of Purim without them than without the graggers – noisemakers gleefully shaken by children and adults alike to drown the name of the evil villain Haman.SONY DSC

My New Chocolate Cake Creation courtesy of My Favorite Recipes
It was a fun creation
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Red Velvet Chocolate Sprinklers Crinkled Cookies courtesy of ANN GRUBBSNCRITTERS
There’s something about Red Velvet that I like. Perhaps it’s the intriguing dark, red colour. Perhaps it’s the subtle chocolatey taste, perhaps it’s that tinge of sourness. Heck! It’s everything about Red Velvet that I like. It’s hard not to like them and I find myself not being able to say no whenever I am offered with one.
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Soft, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cornflakes Cookies courtesy of ANN GRUBBSNCRITTERS
There is no greater joy than spending a Sunday afternoon baking with the kids to:
– Keep the little imps occupied to minimise the damage they could do in tearing the house down
– Mesmerize them with the magic of butter, eggs, flour and licking up the resulting cookie dough
– Fill the house with the aroma of freshly baked cookiestrh Soft, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cornflakes Cookies

Vegan Brownie with Coconut Whipped Cream courtesy of Spoon of Happiness
I recently had to make a vegan desert and I was actually very surprised of the outcome. This vegan brownie will surely win your attention (and heart) 🙂

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Lastly, I give you a chocolate cupcake recipe I use frequently.
Es’s Vegan chocolate cupcakes courtesy of The Recipe Hunter
I do not use any other recipe when I need a VEGAN CHOCOLATE CAKE. This one is moist and incredibly easy and above all mega yummy!
I made the this recipe x3 and had 6 dozen cupcakes, which I made for our granddaughter’s 1st birthday party. 👶
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Es’s Triple Chocolate Mini Fillo Cups courtesy of The Recipe Hunter
This one happened by accident.  I needed a treat to take to a get together, and then hunted in the baking cabinet and found these ingredients, so this was what happened.  It was well received, and I also made it more than once thereafter.  I winner and keeper.
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Happy blogging my dear friends, keep up the good work.

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5 More days to submit your March 2017 Share and Inspire Others! Entries

Just a reminder:  You have 5 More days to email me your March 2017 Share and Inspire Others! Entries

Our theme for March  2017

Chocolate – Anything Chocolate

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Please check out the How to Participate  in our Share and Inspire Others! Monthly Exchange, but please  trh-comeback

Timeframe:

March 1stTheme will be announced and published on The Recipe Hunter blog.

March 10thSubmissions need to be received via email @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca

March 15th – Release of all entries from participants on The Recipe Hunter blog.

March 20thPromote and do a post/reblog on your own blog, linking back to the original post.

Remember, the subject line of your email, should be marked as follows:

March 2017 – Chocolate – Anything Chocolate

The TRIED AND TESTED recipe/s (maximum of 5 per blogger) you wish to  submit, can be a previously prepared recipe you already have on your blog.  No need to have made it yesterday, or last week.  As long as it fits the theme Chocolate – Anything Chocolateplease email me @ cookandenjoy@shaw.ca

Please TRH message.jpg on THIS POST, to let me know to check my email inbox email-me for your MARCH entry.

I am looking forward to each and every Chocolate – Anything Chocolate entry at your earliest convenience, but by the very latest clock March 10th, 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada time.

Hope you will enjoy the below Chocolate – Anything Chocolate recipes, here on our Blog: The Recipe Hunter

Es’s Oh Henry! Valentine Krispies

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Es’s Chocolate and Mixed Fruit Triangleschocolate-and-mixed-fruit-triangles

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Get ready …………………..

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