Monthly Archives: September 2014

Autumn Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting

When the weather cools down and there is a chill in the air I begin craving homemade spice cake. The house smells wonderful while this cake is baking. It is moist and flavorful and the caramel frosting is divinely creamy … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Chicken Cutlets

My son loves oven roasted chicken cutlets and he requests them often for dinner. He and I enjoy making them together. I like to use boneless skinless chicken thighs because they stay moist and are more flavorful than the breast … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Potato Garlic Dip and Toasted Herb Lavash

I have mentioned in a previous post that for dinner we will occasionally have Middle Eastern dips with fresh pita or this herb lavash. It is one of my children’s favorite meals, mostly because they love this garlicky potato dip. … Continue reading

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Spiced Peach Mousse

My daughter requests this spiced peach mousse often during the late summer season. I have been making it for some time but realized I had never posted the recipe. It takes about 10 minutes to put together and is a … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

We have an abundance of eggplant this year. It is one of my favorite vegetables and, even though we prepare it a number of ways, I am partial to breading and frying it. My Aunt Fran makes the best eggplant … Continue reading

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Potato and Green Bean Salad

The green beans in the garden are finished producing, but I found some lovely beans last week at our local farmer’s market and made this southern Italian potato and green bean salad. There are many recipes for this type of … Continue reading

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