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Affogato


  We have many coffee addicts in the family. Affagato appeals to everyone’s palette. The only thing I have to prepare is the chocolate sauce. Otherwise, it is really an assembly process to put the dessert together. Planning to serve this at the upcoming memorial day bbq. Hope our guests like it too. Ingredients Chocolate Sauce 3 oz dark chocolate chips 1 Read More

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Mother’s Day Brunch 2018


Mothers Day is one of those days in the year when I can wake up and wait for brunch to be served. I must say that over the years, the quality of the brunch has improved significantly. The three cooks split up the work and the meal gets put together and quickly and efficiently in an hour. I thoroughly enjoyed Read More

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Hanna’s Meat Loaf


I make home-cooked organic food for my pet dog Nike. Meatloaf is on the rotation every other week. Packed with ground turkey, brussel sprouts, carrots, kaiser rolls, eggs, and milk, it is in everyway much healthier than a lot of food we eat everyday. Many times, the girls will tell me they want to eat Nike’s meat loaf. This weekend, Read More

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Savory Bread Pudding


I am a fan of bread pudding. If it is on the menu, you can bet that I’ll be having pudding for dessert. My favorite is Baked French Toast for breakfast. The sweet, spongy, custard-like texture just appeals to my tastebuds. I bought two loaves of French Bread from Costco last week. I found another pudding recipe in my favorite Read More

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Cheese Blintzes


  The holidays and the unexpected stress fracture in my foot has put me out of action for almost two months. Although the doctor insists that I have stay in that bulky healing boot to stabilize the foot, I am determined  to cook and blog a recipe this week. I’ve chosen to try Tyler Florence Blueberry Blintzes on Food Network Read More

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Apple Crumble with Pumpkin Ice Cream


This Thanksgiving, I created the Apple Crumble and Pumpkin Ice Cream recipe to incorporate the best of apple and pumpkin pie into one dessert on our dinner menu. The pumpkin ice cream turned out to be the star of the dessert ensemble. In this recipe, I attempted to make the chocolate leaves and pumpkin puree from scratch. Making chocolate leaves Read More

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Pumpkin Apple Bread


Tis the season of apples and pumpkins. This moist pumpkin apple bread is a perfect blend of the two Fall favorite ingredients. The treat: savor the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg while it bakes in the oven. Its one of the signature in our home that Fall is here. Ingredients 16 oz fresh pumpkin puree 1 granny smith apple, chopped Read More

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Stuffed Turkey Burger


This recipe is created at Hanna’s request. I was never a fan of turkey till Hanna told me that her favorite is turkey burger. I stuffed the burger with caramelized onions, sauteed mushrooms, and Swiss cheese. I’d say the end result is oozing with juiciness… I am starting to like turkey. Ingredients Caramelized Onions 3 large onions, thinly sliced (trust Read More

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Strawberry & Blueberry Muffins


The summer fruit bakes and desserts seem to strike a chord with my mother-in-law. These strawberry and blueberry muffins are no exception. The moment they come out of the oven, I found one of them missing. It’s so good that she couldn’t wait for them to cool! Her favorite part of these fruit bakes are the crunchy strussel topping. She Read More

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草莓蓝莓松饼


配料 (A)松饼顶 1/2杯白糖 1/3杯麵粉 1/4杯非常冷的牛油,切小方块 1 1/2 小匙桂皮粉 1/2杯切碎的核桃 (B)松饼 1 1/2杯麵粉 3/4杯糖(如果需要,取一汤匙减轻甜度) 1/2茶匙盐 2茶匙发泡粉 1个鸡蛋 1/3杯植物油 1/3杯牛奶 1杯新鲜蓝莓 几粒草莓切片做点缀 做法 将松饼顶的用料用刀割法混合成面包屑状。搁置待用。 烤箱预热至华氏400度。把松饼纸杯放在松饼盘里。 将麵粉,糖,盐和发泡粉放在一个大碗中混合均匀。 将鸡蛋和植物油放入量杯中,加入足够的牛奶填满一杯, 調入麵粉混合体成麵糊。 将蓝莓和草莓翻叠入麵糊里,平均的分入松饼杯中。 撒上第一程续的松饼顶混合料。 在预热的烤箱中烘烤25分钟,直到顶部成为金黄色即可享用。

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