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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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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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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 Fluffernutter Day

Today is National Fluffernutter Day! My heart is all-a-fluffer-nutter.  A Fluffernutter is a yummy sandwich made with bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow fluff. It is now a classic American treat enjoyed in school cafeterias, college dorms, and local diners nationwide … Continue reading

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Happy Creme Brulee

I’m well known for making an excellent creme brulee, be it vanilla bean, grand marnier or lavender. Today is National Creme Brulee Day, so it is the perfect opportunity to grab one for dessert. Mr. Food, Alton Brown, has a great … Continue reading

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Happy National French Fry Day

I’ve told you in a previous post that The Yardhouse has, in my opinion, the best burgers around. I went there a few weeks ago and had their turkey burger for the first time, also very yummy. But what was … Continue reading

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Transform Your Summer Tomatoes

Everyone (except me because I seem incapable of growing tomatoes) has beautiful tomatoes in their gardens. I made this salad last week with lovely heirloom tomatoes so the  colors were stunning. It is simple, tasty and a perfect side dish … Continue reading

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Happy National Gingersnap Day

I’ve been accused of making The Best ginger cookies. I swear my next-door-neighbor Tiffany can smell them when they’re in my oven and meanders over. I got this recipe from A Midsummer’s Dream Bed & Breakfast in Ashland, Oregon, which … Continue reading

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Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes aren’t just for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not only are they delicious and readily available, often already cubed, but they offer many health benefits, including: 1. They are high in vitamin B6, which helps prevent heart attacks. 2. They … Continue reading

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Tabouleh with Grilled Vegetables

I’ve been cooking weekly for a pescatarian couple, meaning they’re mainly vegetarians but they do eat fish. I’ve been discovering a lot of great vegetarian dishes that I’ve been able to share with my family. This one is easy and … Continue reading

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