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Almond Ricotta Cake

I made the best cake this week, an Almond Ricotta Cake. I took creative license from another blogger recommended by Chez Bonne Femme. 

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Shrimp Riviera with Pico de Gallo

I have been watching Jacques Pépin every time I can catch him on PBS. He has started taking shortcuts and I think if it is good enough for Jacques it is good enough for me. I made his corn soufflé … Continue reading

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Cherry Clafoutis

It is cherry season – please make a Cherry Clafoutis. You can make a Cherry Clafoutis in a non-metal pan, or like I did in individual ovenproof ramekins. Butter, then sugar pan/ramekins, line the bottom with cherries, pour the batter … Continue reading

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Salmon Cake Lunch

I really like salmon and I am always looking for a way to make it new. I have had Salmon and Zucchini and cooked Salmon en Papillote (in parchment). Both are so good so please don’t make me choose which is best.

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Chicken Pomodoro

While standing at the chicken section of the meat department trying to decide what to make the butcher approached. My pensive look must be the same look as my confused look.

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Fish With Roasted Tomatillos and Potatoes

At work on a cold wet winter day we used to order in Mexican chicken soup for lunch. Everyone agreed it could cure what ever ailed you. I always asked that they hold the cilantro for mine. I am in … Continue reading

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Pork Medallions Sauté with Figs

I am always conflicted about how much non-food related matters to share with all of you. I wanted to explain my absence, but I don’t want to depress you. I want my blog to be all about the fun things; … Continue reading

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Tuscan Tuna and Bean Salad

I have made Tuscan Tuna and Bean Salad many times, but I found this new-to-me delicious tuna and for me it just took this salad over the top. If you think you don’t like tuna it is probably because you … Continue reading

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Pear Tart

The first thing I am going to do when I get to heaven is bake my Grandmother this Pear Tart.

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Chocolate Cake Cup Shells

I am not the chocolate girl some are. I think I mentioned that before. However, when things get stressful, or sometimes when I am ill I always need a little chocolate. Last week when I was on call for jury … Continue reading

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