• classic beef bourguignon in a stockpot
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    Classic Beef Bourguignon

    Classic Beef Bourguignon makes a rich velvety French stew from beef cooked in wine. Beef Bourguignon, pronounced “Beouff Bourguignon” in the region of its origins, Burgundy France. This rich stew has all the humble elements of a traditional American stew but…

  • delicious baked apples in a baking dish
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    Delicious Baked Apples

    Delicious Baked Apples are whole apples baked with brown sugar and spices for the perfect fall treat. Fall is back and it is a completely welcomed sight. I am entranced by all the magic this season has to offer. The crisp…

  • baked lemon basil tilapia in a baking dish
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    Baked Lemon Basil Tilapia

    Baked Lemon Basil Tilapia is a delicious flakey tilapia dish made with butter, basil, and lemon. There’s something very satisfying about a flakey piece of fish for us. Each time I serve it, I tend to dress the table up a…

  • easy roasted vegetable gazpacho
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    Easy Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho

    This Easy Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho is a delicious mix of fresh garden veggies enhanced by roasting and then blended together for an easy restaurant-quality gazpacho at home. It was a warm summer day in Barcelona. We dressed quickly and headed out…

  • a stockpot of vegetable stock from scraps
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    Vegetable Stock From Scraps

    Vegetable Stock From Scraps makes a rich delicious versatile stock made from vegetable scraps. With so many things at an all-time high in the grocery store, I thought it might be good to share this lovely trick for making delicious vegetable…

  • Homemade Lemon Ricotta Cake being cut
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    Homemade Lemon Ricotta Cake

    This Homemade Lemon Ricotta Cake is a simple Italian cake made with whole milk ricotta cheese and fresh lemons. Of all the cakes in all the world. Lemon is by far my favorite to eat. For me, it is absolutely sublime.…

  • easy sun-dried tomato pizza on a baking sheet
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    Easy Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza

    Easy Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza is a fresh summer-style pizza made with fresh basil, mozzarella, and plenty of rich sun-dried tomatoes. Each summer I try my best to grow as many tomatoes as I can. In all varieties really. I don’t distinguish…

  • rustic french apple tart
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    Rustic French Apple Tart

    This Rustic French Apple Tart is a classic French pastry recipe made with cinnamon and brown sugared apples baked into a buttery tart crust. A few years back my mother decided to plant a small orchard alongside the back portion of…

  • cheesy squash casserole in a baking dish
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    Cheesy Squash Casserole

    This Cheesy Squash Casserole is made with sliced squash in a creamy white sauce with cheese baked on top. We are in the midst of summer and that means the squash plants are giving off their bounty full throttle. Squash plants…