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An Attempt at Chicken Carciofi

This dish was my attempt at making Vinny T’s Chicken Carciofi.  I’ve never actually had this dish at Vinny T’s so it was sort of a challenge, and I don’t know how close it was to the restaurant meal, but … Continue reading

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Mom’s Baklava

I know I already did a blog post about my mom’s baklava about a year ago, but at that time I did not have the recipe. The recipe is as follows: This was an exceptionally good batch!  Thanks, Mom!

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Homemade Cheesecake

I’ve always been a sucker for Cheesecake Factory cheesecake because of it’s soft texture as compared to some of the more dense varieties.  I found this recipe on AllRecipes.com, and I must say it is a keeper!

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Old Fashioned Sponge Candy

This is a family favorite around the holidays, and another of my grandmother’s specialties.  Aside from Mémère‘s house, I have only seen this candy in a few fancy candy stores.

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15 Bean Soup

I have purchased Hurst’s HamBeens 15 Bean Soup several times in the past for my science students to use for classification activities and making dichotomous keys, but have never actually made a batch of the soup with the mix until … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Hot Pot

A couple of weeks ago I bought some tofu and noodles without a plan.  Let’s just say the purchase was coupon-inspired.  I decided I wanted to try using both products in the same dish, so I checked out the Nasoya … Continue reading

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Mom’s Stroganoff Meatballs

I am not certain where my mother found this recipe, but it was a family favorite when I was growing up.  I still make a batch occasionally, and have given the recipe a few of my own twists:

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Chile Spiced Pineapple Granola Bars

This is yet another variation of the granola bar recipe I have been making every couple of weeks. This time I added an extra 1/2 c. of coconut, and substituted one bag of Trader Joe’s dried chile spiced pineapples for … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

This recipe was an experiment, and I have to say that we were very happy with the results.  We both had seconds, which isn’t something we tend to do…  I would highly recommend this recipe to anyone who likes Buffalo … Continue reading

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Memere’s Popover Recipe

This year for Christmas, my parents gave me a mini popover pan, knowing that I love popovers but have not had prior success in making them myself.  In an attempt to get it right this time around, I called my … Continue reading

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