Snickerdoodle Biscotti

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 12/12
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Lisa is a friend who happens to be an incredible baker.  Each year, in the beginning of December, she begins a nearly month-long process of baking every type… Read More »

Chicken Tortilla Soup

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Slow Cooker, Soups, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 10/12
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Last year, as I was pondering what to give to several of my friends for Christmas, I struggled to think of something they would really need or want.  … Read More »

Broccoli and Prosciutto Bake

In Casseroles, Easy Meals
by Ann on 05/12
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Years ago, when getting together in Stone Harbor, New Jersey for the weekend with my mom and aunt, my aunt brought this meal for an easy, at-the-ready dinner…. Read More »

2-Ingredient Crispy Coconut Macaroons

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts
by Ann on 03/12
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After making a couple of batches of these yummy macaroons, my husband and I took advantage of the sunny December afternoon and went for a walk.  While the… Read More »

Graham Cracker Houses

In Crafts
by Ann on 01/12
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Making gingerbread houses–well, actually, graham cracker houses–is an annual holiday event in our house.  The first year I thought of doing this, I offered to make enough “bases”… Read More »

Royal Icing

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 01/12
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Making gingerbread houses–well, actually, graham cracker houses–is an annual holiday event in our house.  The first year I thought of doing this, I offered to make enough “bases”… Read More »

Holiday Crafts

In Crafts, Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 28/11
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Growing up, my mom came up her fair share of clever craft ideas.  The projects alone were always fun, and when they resulted in a clever gift to… Read More »

Honey Orange Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

In Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 28/11
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The day before Thanksgiving, I saw A recipe for Hasselback Potatoes posted by my friend, Sonali, from The Foodie Physician. They looked completely delicious and I shared them… Read More »

Turkey (or Chicken) Tetrazzini with Mushrooms and Kale

In Casseroles, Chicken, Pasta, Turkey
by Ann on 26/11
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If you have leftover Thanksgiving turkey, tetrazzini is a perfect way to enjoy it in a whole new way.  If there are no leftovers to speak of, it… Read More »

Whole Wheat Cheddar Chicken (or Turkey) Quesadillas

In Chicken, Pizza & Sandwiches, Side Dishes, Snacks, Turkey
by Ann on 24/11
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It’s always fun to strike upon a new way of using something. In my kitchen, this often happens out of desperation, like when I lack the right ingredient… Read More »