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Stuffed Cabbage Soup

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I love stuffed cabbage like my mother used to make, but it can be a little time consuming.   This soup is so easy to make, and has all… Read More »

Apple Slaw

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This is just plain comfort food.  A great complement to any meal, especially pork. 1 large sweet apple (such as fuji or gala, peeled and thinly sliced ¼… Read More »

Cauliflower Gratin

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The gruyere is a little pricy, but is so worth it.  The contrast between the creamy cauliflower and the crunchy topping is a delight in your mouth. 1… Read More »

Roasted Cauliflower

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Roasted cauliflower is one of life’s simple pleasures.  It is so easy to prepare, and the taste is so delicious.  A little bit of kosher salt on top… Read More »

Oatmeal Cookies II (healthier version)

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This is an adaption of my original oatmeal cookie recipe.  My daughter is always looking for ways to make healthier food for her 2 young children, so I… Read More »

Oatmeal Cookies with Rum Soaked Raisins – Wow!

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One day my husband’s boss came to our house for dinner.  He brought the most amazing oatmeal cookies.  Would you believe he would NOT share his recipe with… Read More »

Key Lime Wafers

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This is one of my favorite cookies.  I love shortbread, and the lime icing makes them such a refreshing treat, especially in the summer.  You can make the… Read More »

Focaccia Bread

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This focaccia bread has the wow factor.  I love to see the look on my guests’ faces when they bite into it.  My favorite way to make it… Read More »

Banana Pancakes – Yum!

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My banana pancake recipe was adapted from the CIA Breakfast Book.  The book is fabulous, and so are these pancakes.  The flavor and texture are perfect! 2 c…. Read More »

Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream Frosting

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For the cupcakes: ½ cup brewed coffee, at room temperature 1½ teaspoons espresso powder ½ cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup… Read More »