Author Archives: Jolena @TheRubyKitchen

Ice Cream Cake

I made this ice cream cake for my friend’s grandmother who was turning 70. In the middle of summer a fun, refreshing cake seemed like the perfect way to celebrate!

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Wasabi Lime Salmon

This light and fresh dish is a quick weeknight dinner, but elegant enough to feel like you’re dining at a great restaurant. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for me. Between work, personal commitments, birthday celebrations and vacations … Continue reading

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Tropical Moonshine

I am excited to share this perfect summertime fun moonshine with you. I must give credit to my husband as well for helping me develop this recipe because once the alcohol went in I was out of the taste testing!

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Lime Poppy Seed Cake

  It’s time for another yummy cake choice from Cake Slice Bakers! This month I chose to make the Lime Poppy Seed Cake and did a little twist with it.

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Trail Mixes (and adjusting to a new lifestyle)

Wow, it has been too long friends! I’m sorry for my long absence but I have been navigating life differently since I had RNY Gastric Bypass in January. It was a decision I debated for over two years, and now … Continue reading

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Banana Loaf

  It is that time of month again when the Cake Slice Bakers bake up a storm from World Class Cakes and share the results. This month’s choices were Thierry Busset’s Ten Layer Coffee Chocolate Cake, Greek Coconut Cake, Banana … Continue reading

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Thai Red Curry Soup

This soup feeds the inner voice in my head that craves exotic, simple comfort food. It is the perfect weeknight meal when you’ve had a long day of work or playing in the snow.

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Gingerbread Cake with Maple Glaze

I am so excited to share this gorgeous cake with you! Decembers choices for the Cake Slice Bakers group were Coffee & Walnut Cake, Torta Gianduja, Caribbean Coconut Cake or Gingerbread Cake. I really wanted to do something festive for … Continue reading

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Rosemary & Garlic Ribeye Roast

Sharing this roast with you today has me feeling an array of emotions. I developed this recipe in early November because I wanted to do something different for Christmas dinner this year. I do not know about you, but by the … Continue reading

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Blood Orange & Pomegranate Sangria

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I have been wanted to make a fun and festive drink for Christmas and this sangria is the perfect thing. It is wonderful for parties and can be made a few days ahead … Continue reading

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