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It’s a Wrap, 2022!

By On December 29, 2022

As I write the words, “It’s a Wrap” to name this last blog post of the year, it is a reminder of how quickly time flies. 2022 was a good year.  We… Read More

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Pomegranate Cosmopolitans

By On December 22, 2022

Because it’s always 5:00 somewhere, this week’s recipe is Ina’s Pomegranate Cosmopolitans that I have been making for quite some time.  She first published the recipe in 2006 and demonstrated in this… Read More

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Ginger Molasses Blondies

By On December 1, 2022

Chocolate has always received a lot of attention on the blog.  I can’t help it – I adore it as I’ve mentioned so many times before. Have I ever mentioned, though that… Read More

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Parmesan Sponge Cake

By On October 6, 2022

We returned from our trip to Sicily last week and I can’t wait to share some of the details with you in a future post.  I have so many photos to go… Read More

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Buttery Shrimp with Peas and Potatoes

By On September 22, 2022

Since it’s that time of year when we are looking for quick and easy but still delicious recipes, I wanted to tell you about this one pan shrimp dish I made a… Read More

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Individual Baked Oatmeal Cups

By On September 8, 2022

Oh how I just love the Fall.  The onset of cool mornings and evenings makes me energized, especially after the humidity of this past summer.  Yes, I was that kid who was… Read More

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Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms

By On August 25, 2022

Last evening, I was driving into Boston to meet up with my family for dinner.  The traffic was maddening.  And as I accepted the fact that this drive, on top of another… Read More

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Carlota di Limon

By On August 4, 2022

I have the easiest dessert ever to share with you today and all you need are 3 store-bought items and a lot of fresh lime juice. When I am invited to a… Read More

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Paella Salad

By On July 21, 2022

I am a true Pisces, born swimming in two directions.  Maybe we all have an inner Pisces at times. The most recent example of why I feel this way is the pace… Read More

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Wilted Radicchio, Endive and Asparagus Salad

By On June 9, 2022

I know what you are probably thinking right now.  Good God lady, another salad? Well, think of the recipe I am sharing this week more as either a salad OR a side… Read More

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Coronation Cauliflower Salad

By On June 2, 2022

Yesterday kicked off Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and to mark the occasion, I am sharing a recipe that Ottolenghi put on his Instagram last week.  I was inspired. Coronation Chicken Salad… Read More

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Wolfgang Puck’s Chinois Chicken Salad

By On May 12, 2022

When someone offers to bring a salad to a pot luck, or even better a dinner that you are hosting at your home, do you do a little happy dance?  Sometimes, preparing… Read More