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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!
Shredded barbecued beef brisket. Perfect for these cooler days!
Pipérade Tart with a Savory Cheese Crust
Blueberry and Pecan Granola. A great way to start the day!
Recipe for Vanilla Loaf Cake and photos of my kitchen renovation.
Radiatori with Roasted Peppers and Eggplant - a great way to use my fresh garden produce!
Galettes, or free-form tarts, filled with sweet summer fruits and berries.
Tilapia with Tarragon Pistou; a recipe from Serious Eat's French in a Flash.
Grilled Pork Chops with Peach-Blue Cheese Salad and Pine Nuts
Fresh Cherry Salsa with Balsamic Vinegar and Basil - a great accompaniment to pork, fish, and chicken.
Grilled, sweet peaches, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and filled with Prosciutto and basil.
Black Bean Salad with corn, sweet bell peppers and avocados.
A cocoa tart crust filled with mascarpone cheese, white chocolate and heavy cream, and topped with fresh raspberries.
My favorite POTATO CAKES filled with mashed potatoes, Parmesan and chives.
A beautiful Pistachio Yeast Bread that's also delicious. Recipe from James Beard.
My favorite tuna salad recipe.
A French Rhubarb Tart recipe with ground almonds.
Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella made on the outdoor grill.
Buttery, thinly rolled, vanilla bean cookies.
Delicious, salty Olive Butter to spread on warm-from-the-oven baguettes
A great way to start the morning... Apple-Buttermilk Muffins with Walnuts
Lentil soup with red peppers, tomatoes and arborio rice
Pear Tarts with Caramel Sauce - make these and dream of Paris.
Pear Tarts with Caramel Sauce - bake these and dream of Paris
An Orange Cake layered with a fresh orange filling and iced with a white, fluffy meringue. A cake worthy of a celebration.
Spicy chicken salad to eat along with warmed tortillas