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The best of summer? Possibly... Peach and Berry Cobbler
Cool down with a refreshing glass of Watermelon Basil Water
Fig and Prosciutto Pizza made on the grill
Double crust pie filled with summer fruits and berries -- sweet cherries, raspberries and blueberries.
Penne pasta salad with poached chicken, green beans and a pesto dressing.
A much-needed "Paris Moment"... pain au cinnamon raisin for my breakfast.
Baked (not fried!) Salmon Croquettes
Carrot and Currant Cornmeal Muffins
Tortellini Salad with broccoli, carrots and a Dijon mustard vinaigrette; great side dish or on its own with a baguette!
Peanut Butter Cake with a Seven Minute Frosting that is swirled with more peanut butter.
The ultimate comfort food -- OLD-FASHIONED CUSTARD
Pain au Chocolat (a.k.a. chocolate rolls); a recipe from Patricia Wells in the New York Times magazine | September 1988
Asparagus and Potato Salad with Red Onion, Capers and Manchego Cheese; drizzled with a grainy Mustard Vinaigrette.
Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies, a.k.a. Chocolate Clouds
Chocolate and Pear Frangipane Tart with Amaretto Cream
Gorgonzola and Walnut Shortbread.
Light-as-a-feather chocolate sponge cake filled with Grand Marnier-flavored whipped cream.
Smoky Pork and Apple Soup with Mustard.
Dreaming of Paris? Make these butter Brioche Rolls.
Indulge yourself with these rich and creamy garlic smashed potatoes.
Apples, pears and dried cherries topped with an oatmeal-walnut crisp; under a billowy cloud of whipped heavy cream.
Penne pasta tossed with thin slices of New York Strip steak, arugula and a balsamic-olive oil vinaigrette.
Breakfast Strata of Italian Sausage, Apples and Cheddar Cheese.
An Apricot Tart with Honey Custard and an Almond Crust; made with canned apricots, it's a great addition to your Thanksgiving table!
A dark chocolate layer cake frosted with an addictive Mocha Buttercream; possibly the best EVER!
Chocolate bark filled with orange zest and peanuts, plus a big sprinkling of fleur de sel.
Simplicity at its best... Eggs in my Homemade Tomato Sauce; ready in a matter of minutes.
Dense, dark, chocolate fudge brownies with fleur de sel.
Apple Cake with Hot Caramel Sauce
Carrot and coconut drop cookies topped with a swirl of orange frosting.
Beef filet mignon coated in coarse black pepper and topped with Gorgonzola cheese and a balsamic reduction.
Apples and Cranberries are combined in muffins for breakfast or a snack!
Mexican Chocolate Shortbread Cookies; great with a cappuccino or a glass of ice cold milk!