Category Archives: Special Diets

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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Slow Roasted Tomato & Sunchoke Pasta

It is my favorite time of year. The air is crisp and fall flavors of apples, pumpkin and warm spices abound. Lately I have been taking advantage of the cooler weather by enjoying hikes in the woods with my beagle, Sawyer. I … Continue reading

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Basil Strawberry Lemonade

It is hard to believe that summer is almost over and the season of pumpkin spice everything is just around the corner. School started last week for our area and I think people are just now getting back in the … Continue reading

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Fajita Salad

Lately I have been craving fresh salads filled with tender greens and brightly colored vegetables. What is it about a colorful salad that is always so appealing? The bold colors of this salad invite you to dive right in and … Continue reading

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Big Daddy’s Bundt Cake

It is that time again when I share this month’s choice for the Cake Slice Bakers group. This month we had four options to choose from: Big Daddy’s Bundt Cake (no, I didn’t name it!), Dione’s Chocolate Roll, Aunt Leah’s Raspberry Bars … Continue reading

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Simple Meringue 101

I have always loved the simplicity of meringue. With four ingredients you are able to make light as air cookies or bowls that melt in your mouth. They are dangerously addictive. Making bowls and filling them with your favorite curd, preserve … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chicken with Yogurt Sauce

One of my favorite things to do is experiment in the kitchen. Spices are so complex and to be honest I typically stick with handful of tried and true combinations I love when I cook. I wanted to make something … Continue reading

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