Monthly Archives: December 2013

Veggie & Goat Cheese Tart

This Thanksgiving I wanted to try something new for my veggie side dish. While Isabella would’ve been evry happy with green beans and bacon, I was itching to try something new and a little more sophisticated. When I can across … Continue reading

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Ro’s Sausage Stuffing for the Holidays

This is a stuffing recipe that I’ve put together over the years. Make sure you plan to cut up the bread the day before to just let it get crunchy. I usually assemble this recipe early in the morning on … Continue reading

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Big, Brined Herby Turkey

This year for Thanksgiving I decided to make a brined turkey, which I’d never done before. I pulled a recipe from Food Network Magazine and it turned out fantastic. While this recipe is for a full turkey, I just made … Continue reading

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Bourbon Sweet Potato Brulee

Continuing with my posts to get you through Christmas, I’m moving from desserts and party food to dishes for your Christmas dinner. I ususally make a sweet potato brulee for Thanksgiving and Christmas. ┬áThis year I kicked it up a … Continue reading

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Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups

Day 3 in the 12 Days of Christmas food: Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups. This is an elegant hors d’oeuvres that you can whip out quickly for a party and look like the hostess with the mostess. No cooking required. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pops

Here’s another in what is going to turn into my 12 Days of Christmas posts for your holidays parties and dinners. Next on my list is super yummy Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pops that were also a big hit at … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Truffles

These little treats didn’t last long at the Merry Martini party. They combine my two favorite foods — peanut butter and chocolate — a heavenly combination. They’re pretty rich and I was thinking I made them a little too big, … Continue reading

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Happy National Cocoa Day

Seems I was a day early posting my Mexican Hot Chocolate recipe yesterday. If you didn’t read it yesterday, do so today and make yourself a piping hot cup of cocoa to celebrate National Cocoa Day. – Chef Ro

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Homemade Eggnog Marshmallows

I’ve been getting so many requests for lots of the food and drinks I had at my annual Merry Martini Party that I’ll be posting the msot requested recipes over the next few days so you all can make them … Continue reading

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Happy National Apple Pie Day

I would’ve thought that Naional Apple Pie Day would be in July, but then I don’t create these national days. In fact, I have no idea who does. This Thanksgiving I decided that I wanted little hand-held apple pies instead … Continue reading

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