Monthly Archives: February 2014

Quick and Easy Salad Dressings

There are occasions when your taste buds  just won’t settle for plain bottled dressing on that beautiful salad you put together from hand prepared or pre-washed and combined greens, nuts and fruits, no matter how much or how little time you have to “get … 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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Teriyaki Chicken Vegetables and Dumplings

Teriyaki Chicken Vegetables and Dumplings Teriyaki Sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 cup water 1/2 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp. fresh grated  ginger 1 large clove garlic, peeled , smashed and diced 5 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 -2 tablespoon … 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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Braciole for Two

Braciole for Two While this recipe seems difficult because it has more than a few steps, it is truly quite easy to perform and is so worth the extra effort.  Inspiring great memories of scrumptious meals enjoyed away is to … 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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Sweet Red Pepper and Sausage Eggs

Sweet Red Pepper and Sausage Eggs 3 tbsp. butter +1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 8  Jimmy Dean Microwaveable (fully cooked) Sausage Links, sliced in rings 3 scallions, chopped (whites and some of the green) 6  small red sweet peppers, sliced … Continue reading

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Polpette in salsa di peperone dolce (Meatballs/ Sweet Pepper Sauce )

Meat Balls in Sweet Pepper Sauce Once you try meatballs in sweet pepper sauce, you’ll never want any other kind. Easy to make and  quick to cook, these luscious meatballs are ideal for impromptu hot appetizers, but don’t be misled; … Continue reading

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Toasted Almond & Coconut Torte w/Chocolate Ganache Drizzle

ToastedAlmonds & Coconut Torte                                                    w / Chocolate Ganache Drizzle finished with Orange Zest This recipe … Continue reading

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