Monthly Archives: April 2013

Champagne Deviled Egg Tea Sandwiches

These are light and elegant and perfect for a Mother’s Day tea party or luncheon.  I wanted to make egg salad sandwiches that tasted like a deviled egg- if you don’t want to puree, feel free to just mash with … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Pea Salad with Fried Shallots

This is a welcome departure from your every day greens and dressing. I was inspired by a fava bean/asparagus salad recipe in Bon Appetit.  The salad is served cold, but be sure to save the frying of the shallots for … Continue reading

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Chicken and Apricot Tagine

I adapted this recipe from a book I read recently called The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz.  It’s one of the few recipes in the book that’s not a dessert(which all looked fabulous too).  The book is a funny … Continue reading

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Special Dark Chocolate Pudding

I recently read an article in Saveur about the best types of chocolate for making homemade chocolate pudding.  Surprisingly there were a few supermarket brands of chocolate that were clear winners in the experiment.  One of them being Hershey’s Special … Continue reading


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Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Fresh Mango Salsa

Turn on the slow cooker on your way out the door.  Come home and spend 5 minutes throwing together this simple salsa, and you’ve got a healthy and flavorful meal in no time.  Taco night is all about the toppings… … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

This recipe comes from my friend Joelle.  She inspires me to create really great tasting vegan dishes.  When she brought these cupcakes to work one day I honestly couldn’t believe they were vegan.  Don’t make these because they’re vegan, make … Continue reading

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