Category Archives: Recipes

Happy National Eggs Bennie Day

Oh how I love a good eggs bennie, a purely American dish becuase it so incredibly delicious and astonishingly bad for you. I keep it as a once in a very long while treat. The combo of hollandaise sauce and … Continue reading

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Chicken Tamale Casserole

Last Saturday was crazy, busy. I was doing demonstrations of the Wolf Convection Steam Oven out at Pacific Sales in Roseville, making all of the shoppers yummy treats. When I got home, I had about 30 minutes to feed Maddie … Continue reading

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Happy National Sourdough Day

It just so happens that I made sourdough English muffins to coincide with National Sourdough Day. Truth be told, it was a total coincidence. I try to make one sourdough thing a week to keep my sourdough starter happy and … Continue reading

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Sourdough Coffee Cake

I love that tangy taste of sourdough. In fact, bread is probably my favorite food, followed closely by the peanut butter/chocolate combination. I made this coffee cake last weekend and it was so yummy. Eating it straight out of the … Continue reading

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Balsamic-Berry Glazed Pork Chops

I grabbed some pork chops from Trader Joe’s the other night and had no idea what I would do with them during the week. I found a recipe for balsamic-plum pork chops, which required having plum preserves. Who has plum … Continue reading

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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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