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Peppery Bacon and Cheddar Scones

Peppery Bacon and Cheddar Scones

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Posted: February 25, 2010

This recipe was adapted from Rebecca Rather’s “The Pastry Queen” cookbook.  Her cookbook is amazing and chock full of wonderful recipes.  In this recipe it is crucial to use a good quality applewood smoked bacon, […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes and A Happy Birthday!

Red Velvet Cupcakes and A Happy Birthday!

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Posted: February 24, 2010

What’s a mother to do with two teenagers in the house?  I say just enjoy the ride…Happy 13th Birthday CC!  I Love You!! The red velvet cupcakes were a big hit!  However, I was sweeping up […]

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Strawberry Bruschetta

Strawberry Bruschetta

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Posted: February 24, 2010

  Strawberry season is here, well almost here.  Our little local stand on the corner hasn’t opened yet, but they are selling these luscious berries in the store right now.  Okay, so I know what […]

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Capo’s Chicken Diablo

Capo’s Chicken Diablo

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Posted: February 23, 2010

  Usually diablo chicken is spicy, this should be called angelic chicken, as it is nothing but sweet and delicious.  This recipe was a beloved and often requested dish that came from Capo’s Cafe, a […]

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Italian Minestrone Soup

Italian Minestrone Soup

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Posted: February 23, 2010

Here is my version of Italian Minestrone Soup.  I think most minestrone soups are all vegetable, but I’m a meat lover and this is my recipe so meat we shall have!  Actually the Italian sausage […]

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One Pan Chocolate Cake or aka Texas Sheetcake

One Pan Chocolate Cake or aka Texas Sheetcake

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Posted: February 22, 2010

This little Texas sheet cake has been a long time favorite in my family.  I can remember, as a little girl, licking the bowl after my mom whipped up one of these magical cakes.  I […]

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Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

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Posted: February 22, 2010

These cookies bring back so many fond memories of my childhood.  There wasn’t a camping or skiing trip that our family would take without them!  My dad was a BIG cookie fan, and these were […]

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Spicy Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Spicy Buttermilk Coffee Cake

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Posted: February 21, 2010

This moist and luscious cake came from a cookbook that I bought in 1992 when I was living in San Jose, California.  I have made this cake about 500 times, if not more.  It reminds […]

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Shells with Chicken Stuffing

Shells with Chicken Stuffing

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Posted: February 21, 2010

  These are neither beautiful nor are they even remotely considered gourmet, but they are surprisingly tasty.  I do, however, feel a great compulsion to keep my blog real.  It is a very real situation […]

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Greens and Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Greens and Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

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Posted: February 19, 2010

When putting a brunch together I always have a hard time coming up with a vegetable to serve.  These beautiful bites fit the bill perfectly.  The asparagus is blanched, and the baby greens have been […]

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