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Stuffed Squash Blossoms with Ricotta and Chèvre

These Stuffed Squash Blossoms or "fritters" are filled with a light creamy herb and ricotta cheese based stuffing and fried...

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My Favorite Fourth of July Recipes

The temperatures are soaring and it is sizzling hot. I’m sharing my favorite Fourth of July recipes. What do you think of cooking at this time of the year to spice up your Fourth of July? I certainly do not want to turn on the oven or heat up the kitchen. Here are some of […]

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Moroccan Fish Stew

This Moroccan Fish Stew is Light and Full of Flavor. Whenever and wherever I travel, my favorite souvenirs are spices...

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Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

We are never too old for cookies and milk! These Oatmeal Cranberry cookies are satisfying as a breakfast snack or...

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Cauliflower Pie

Molly Katzen's Moosewood cauliflower pie is a cheesy cauliflower quiche like mixture baked in a crust of crunchy, crisp, grated...

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Summer Slaw with Sweet Peaches and Candied Cashews

This recipe for summer slaw is a take on Ottolenghi’s  Winter Slaw recipe in his cookbook, “Plenty.” I have kept...

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Panna Cotta with Blueberry Compote

Panna cotta, Italian for "cooked cream" is an easy "do ahead" foolproof dessert. This one is served with a fresh...

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Pad Thai

Pad Thai, a perfect balance of sweet, salty, and sour. Pad Thai quickly became popular street food described as "the...

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Spicy Thai Cucumbers

I love these crispy, crunchy, spicy thai cucumbers with almost anything. The contrast of the spicy and sweet with the...

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Seafood Paella

My introduction to paella was on the eastern coast of Spain. The fragrant smell of a fresh seafood paella being...

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“L’apero,” Aperitifs, an Old New Cocktail Experience

Happy hour in France and in other countries in Europe is a tradition that is a time honored ritual. Affectionately called “l’apero,” it is a shortened term for aperitifs, or as we know it, happy hour. L’apero is a sacred time of the day. It is a time to gather with friends as the sunlight […]

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American in Paris, a low alcohol cocktail

This low alcohol cocktail, American in Paris is cool and refreshing and perfect for day drinking. The aperol is a...

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