Monthly Archives: January 2014

Curried Peanut Soup

I gave a party awhile ago where the guest of honor was vegetarian and I wanted to serve a soup that was vegetarian and that was outstanding.  So I asked my friend Eileen who loves good food and is also … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Cake

This Caramel Apple Cake is a rich, decadent bundt cake with a nice fruity tang that lightens it a bit.  I make this every fall when the apples are just harvested. Caramel Apple Cake Cake: 2 c. sugar 3 eggs … Continue reading

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Classic Potato Gratin

I wanted something to go with our ham for Christmas dinner and thought that a potato gratin would be good and something the kids would like.  I talked to a few people and looked at various recipes and this is … Continue reading

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Pazzelli

Every year we make Pazzelli cookies for Christmas.  They are light, crisp and slightly sweet.  You can add anise seed if you like but my kids like it without.  Both options are in the recipe. Pazzelli 6 eggs 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili

2 chicken breasts 2 T. olive oil 1/2 c chopped onion 32 oz. chicken stock 8 oz. chopped green chilis 2 cans white beans, undrained 1 1/2 t. garlic powder 1 1/2 t. cumin 1 t. oregano 1/2 t. cayenne … Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Root Vegetables

When I was at a benefit dinner the other night, one of the side dishes was a carrot puree with a distinctive cumin flavor.  It was delicious!  But when I tried to recreate it I realized it was more than … Continue reading

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