Maple Banana Creme Brulee: The Perfect Winter Dessert ~The Vogue Chef

Perfect for après ski, après fondue…or just about anything. Crème Brûlée is my favorite dessert because it is simple, elegant, and delicious. Furthermore, it gives you a leg up from all the other guys in the room…and you get to use a butane hand torch! This one is slightly different from the traditional vanilla […] via…

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Bacon, Beer & Pecan Toffee Sundaes ~CookingWithAuntJuju

Ice Cream in the winter? Sure if the toppings are bacon bits, toasted pecans and a smooth and delicious bacon infused toffee sauce. Oh, and then there is the stout beer infused with vanilla beans and a sprinkling of sea salt to finish. This is definitely not part of my New Year’s resolution diet but…

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer!! — Come Cook With Me

So are you one of those people that CANNOT wait till fall hits so you can get your Pumpkin Spice Latte on!!😛 As you know most of the coffee shops only have this Pumpkin Spice Syrup during the fall and maybe into the winter??? I don’t know because I am not one of those people😛 […]…

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Coconut Oatmeal Almond Cream Pizza

The Pie in its Entirety–Before the Cut Cookies & Cream…Mmmmm, they just communicate don’t they? They speak loudly of home and the comfort and love found there. This delicious sweet pizza combines all of the components of satisfying, salty, sugary, creamy, delectable crunchiness all in one big charming pie. Plus, it makes a luscious statement…

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Tuscana Quattro Formaggi Red Pepper & Olive Pasta with Basil Cream One Pot!

Tuscan food, by tradition, is light, appetizing and extremely colorful. Feel free to experiment with any foods that fit into the latter category. Not a fan of olives? Use roasted eggplant! Want more veggies? Add roasted asparagus, chopped cherry tomatoes, zucchini–the list is endless! Create, Create! Here’s my version of a lighter, but very satisfying…

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A Simple French Classic: Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin simply means; chicken with wine. The delectable delicate flavors of this classic French dish kisses your palate with essences of fresh herbs and subtle wine. Coq au Vin is really quite easy to put together, so there’s no need for any intimidation factors. I used Pinot noir in this recipe for the…

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Strawberry Creme Shortcake Cupcakes

  Strawberry season is on the horizon and these charming, petite, portable shortcakes are an ideal treat for family get-togethers, parties, BBQs, bridal showers or even an afternoon tea. They are very easy to put together and the secret is to place fresh sliced berries in between the frosting—the sweetness from the frosting serves as…

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Italia’s Easter Ricotta Rice Pie

  This Ricotta Rice pie recipe of my Mama Carmela’s and Grandma Lena’s is dedicated to the Camarata family and to the memories of Easter Sundays spent at our cottage by the lake. This is one of our family’s traditional Easter desserts and like many Italian dolces, it is simple and lightly sweet with just…

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Bailey’s Donegal Oatmeal Creme

I wish to thank all of my dear friends for seeing me through a recent, nasty bout of flu. I’m slowly emerging from the quagmire and I have much catch up to play. As the air continues to clear I will thank each and everyone of you for your support and lovely comments. You were…

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