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Easy Italian Pulled Pork

Nutella Bread for Dessert or for Breakfast!

 

Tips for Homemade Marinara Sauce

 

You Really Should Make This Cinnamon Bread

Breakfast Fruit Walkaway is a family favorite

Make Homemade Limoncello

 

Tuscan Pork in a Baguette

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

A Delicious Vegetarian Dish: Pasta alla Norma

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Eating Our Way Through the Amalfi Coast

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Make Whipped Cream That Lasts

My Favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Spicy Bucatini all'Amatriciana - a Roman Classic

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Beet Ravioli with Goat Cheese

Thoughts About Making Espresso

Tuesday
Nov052013

Tarragon Chicken

ceramic platter from Fifty One and a Half

 

Here is an oldie but a goodie.  I made this dish a lot when I was first married.  It was simple, lowfat and it felt like a fancy dish even if it wasn't.  Most of the items are things you already have on hand, so there isn't a lot of special items to get - maybe just the fresh tarragon.  It's quick to make, too.  You can have this dish on the table within 30 minutes.  

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Monday
Oct282013

Fall Pizza Classes

I am announcing two pizza classes for Fall.  If you live in the mid-Michigan area, this is your chance to learn how to make homemade pizza and have a lot of fun, too! 

The dates are Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 17th from 1:00 - 4:00 in my home.

For more details, click on the "Cooking Classes" tab on this site. Space is limited!

Tuesday
Oct222013

Amaretto and Vanilla Panna Cotta with Toasted Almonds

Panna Cotta is a popular Italian dessert that's very easy to make and is a great do-ahead dessert.  This version makes an elegant presentation because it uses two different flavors of panna cotta - Amaretto and vanilla.  The layering is very pretty and the flavors make a nice, lighter tasting dessert than my previous chocolate version. Although there is a time and place for chocolate, right?

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