Category Archives: Special Occasion Recipes

Toasted Coconut and Almond Cream Cheese Cake

Toasted Coconut & Almond Cream Cheese Cake is a cake so special and rich it is outside the realm of an ordinary, everyday dessert.  Of course, it is your call. It is the kind of cake you make for an occasion: a … Continue reading

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Sarriette Pain Perdu Pouding (Savory Bread Pudding)

Using the best ingredients in this recipe yields a magnificent result.  It is a great entrée served with a side salad for a special supper or a terrific side dish for a company dinner.  We have dubbed it the healthier … Continue reading

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Grilled Nectarine and Green Grape Compote

  Before summer has gone completely, this is a recipe you want to try.  It is ideal for the dog days of summer, and perfect because all those nectarines at the market are finally superbly ripe and delicious.  The seedless green grapes … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Pork Tenderloin Roll-ups

                                          While the bit of fussing it takes to accomplish this dish is maybe too much for a busy week … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake for 18

Strawberry Shortcake for a Crowd Remember the original premise of this website?  Use what your have in your pantry and adapt when you can to make your cuisine yummy and easy without sacrificing nutrition, quality or integrity. This is a good … Continue reading

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Avocado Lime and Chili Cole Slaw

This is the perfect rich and crunchy cole slaw to serve alongside  burritos and quesadilla and calamari appetizers  for a late weekend afternoon luncheon in your own back yard.  Add a platter of thick sliced  ham and watermelon, and tall cold drinks (Mango … Continue reading

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Chicken Medallions

Chicken Medallions Served on the buffet with an assortment of dipping sauces together with slices of homemade or purchased pizza , a platter of crudités, chips and salsa, sliced meat balls in sweet pepper sauce (polpette in salsa di peperone dolce) … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free ~ Pound Cake Style Yellow Cake

Talking to a friend recently about the need for gluten-free recipes I was surprised to hear her relate that she’d not enjoyed a single gluten-free food that she’d tried.  I found that totally disappointing in that many of us share … Continue reading

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Ultimate Mimosa Cocktail

Ultimate Mimosa Cocktail   1-750 ml bottle of good brut champagne 16 oz. blood orange juice 4 oz.Grand Marnier (or triple sec) Fill Champagne Flutes or other tall slender glass 1/2 full of blood orange juice Add Grand Marnier and … Continue reading

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Cinnaberry Crepes

I.  Cinnaberry Crepes  Filling 1 c. sliced strawberries 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 c. cinnamon heart candies 1 c. whipped cream 1/4 c. frosting sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon Dark Chocolate Syrup for drizzle* optional Stir cinnamon … Continue reading

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