Recipes

Gingerbread Cake with Brandied Apples

I jazzed up this gingerbread cake with a brandied apple topping. Baking gingerbread will fill your kitchen with enticing aromas!...

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Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are another family holiday tradition. It's just not Christmas without my raspberry filled thumbprint cookies.

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Maggie’s Birthday Carrot Cake

This carrot cake recipe is an honored tradition in our family. Carrot cake is my daughter Maggie's favorite cake!

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Moussaka

Moussaka, a Greek comfort food is traditionally made with beef or lamb, simmered in a tomato sauce and seasoned with...

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Hot Toddy

A hot toddy is typically made with whiskey, lemon, honey, and hot water. Simple, right? Sounds exactly like what my...

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Barbecue Shrimp

This traditional recipe for New Orleans style BBQ shrimp is simple and delectable. The shrimp can either be sautéed or...

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Cherry and Roasted Pecan Scones

Cool brisk fall mornings invite inspiration like these scones in the kitchen. I relish the luxury of joining friends after...

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Portobello Mousse, Dirt Candy

This is my rendition of a portobello mousse I tried at Dirt Candy by Chef Amanda Cohen on a trip...

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Black Pepper Tofu

I adapted this recipe for black pepper spicy tofu from Ottolenghi’s cookbook, “Plenty.”Even if you think that you don’t like...

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Kale Salad with Creamy Caesar Dressing

This kale salad has only a couple of simple ingredients. Chopped kale and shaved parmesan are the two essential ingredients....

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Tomato and Prosciutto Bruschetta

These tomato and prosciutto bruschetta with a touch of fresh basil and salty black olives are the perfect pairing with...

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Mom’s Meatballs

It had been many many years since I last made mom's unforgettable tender and juicy meatballs. The kids loved them...

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