Articles by: melissa

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Zucchini and Caramelized Onion Gratin

I just can’t wait to bake this little side dish for my Thanksgiving dinner.  I made this ahead of time and popped it into the freezer.  I will take it out of the freezer two […]

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Country Apple Coffee Cake

Country Apple Coffee Cake

This is so easy and delicious.  Your family and friends will love it in the morning.  It is always such a hit I usually end up doubling this recipe and use a 9×13 pan.  Yummy, […]

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Pumpkin-Apple Streusel Cake

Pumpkin-Apple Streusel Cake

What a delicious little dessert this turned out to be.  The apple crumble on top is the star of the show.  This is perfect topped with vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whip cream.  […]

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Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Pumpkin & Mushroom Sauce

Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Pumpkin & Mushroom Sauce

OH MY GOSH!  This sauce is absolutely delicious.  I think next time I make this amazing sauce I will add a few more mushrooms.  The mascarpone cheese makes this sauce silky smooth and the mushrooms […]

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Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

This timeless and delicious appetizer is perfect for the holidays.  It can be made two days in advance which helps immensely when you have a mountain of cooking to do for your guests. Depending on […]

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Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins

Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins

I’ve got music on my brain today…..(Pretend you are listening to Carly Simon sing Jesse)……Oh mama, say a prayer for me, pumpkin and cream cheese muffins sure do go down easy……Oh mama, I sure do […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Corn and Spinach Enchiladas

Roasted Butternut Squash, Corn and Spinach Enchiladas

Oh my gosh!  These enchiladas were so dang good!  I loved the velvety smoothness of the butternut squash paired with the creamy Gruyere cheese.  To give this enchilada a little bit more “chunk” appeal I […]

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Mexican Vegetable and Turkey Soup

Mexican Vegetable and Turkey Soup

This Delicious soup is easy to make, full of fresh ingredients, and really hits the spot when you want something healthy.  You could also omit the turkey, use vegetable broth and make this a vegetarian dish.  […]

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Vegetarian Portobello Wellingtons

Vegetarian Portobello Wellingtons

Even if you aren’t a vegetarian you will love this dish.  Tender puff pastry encases a creamy vegetable saute with a beefy portobello mushroom.  This is perfect for your vegetarian guests at your next dinner […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Spiced Pumpkin Bread

With every new season comes amazing flavors with new foods from the bounty.  Pumpkin is one of my favorite foods to bake with during the fall months. I have to admit that I have never […]

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