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Published on May 25th, 2022
Biscuit bliss delivered with sun-dried tomato and goat cheese combination
These savory, buttermilk biscuits, full of flaky layers and loaded with sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese, are rich, delicious, and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In my opinion, goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are the perfect match and always taste so ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on May 11th, 2022
This light and airy dessert highlights seasonal fruit freshness
The first time I ever had pavlova was when a friend and her Australian husband brought it to a dinner party at our house for dessert. I was blown away by how beautiful it was, with a fluffy cloud-like meringue shell, a layer of custard, and then filled to the brim with ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on April 27th, 2022
A delicious air-fried option for Buffalo chicken egg rolls
Melted cheddar, tender shredded chicken, cilantro, and blue cheese crumbles all tossed in your favorite Buffalo wing sauce, then wrapped in an egg roll and air-fried to the perfect crispiness is what I'm talking about! Of course you can fry your egg rolls in oil, but ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on April 13th, 2022
Blissful buttermilk carrot cake bursts with flavor
I just adore carrot cake. In fact, I've almost never met a carrot cake that I didn't love, but some are still better than others. It's really just a matter of degrees for me. But this one is my favorite and the best I've tasted yet! I found this one in my old recipe ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 30th, 2022
Pickled onions and feta perfectly complement pulled lamb ragu
One Sunday last year, I was taking a stroll and came across a new restaurant near our house. After perusing the menu, I immediately ordered the pulled lamb sandwich that caught my eye. I'd never really had "pulled" lamb, although I've tried plenty of pulled pork and ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 16th, 2022
Stuffed Baked Eggplant features a bounty of vegetables, perfect for spring
The other day I found a beautiful eggplant at the store and immediately knew how I would prepare it. This recipe is based upon one we've been making for decades from the original "The Vegetarian Epicure" by Anna Thomas, first published in 1972. I am sure many of you ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on March 2nd, 2022
Take a chocolaty dive into this dense and delicious dessert
This cake is rich, dense, and definitely very chocolaty. Made with a full pound of bittersweet chocolate, eggs, a little sugar and Amaretto, it is decadent and delicious. We love to serve it with raspberry coulis and a dollop of vanilla whipped cream. The original cake ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on February 16th, 2022
Gluten-free arepas offer rich corn flavor as counterpoint to gooey mozzarella filling
When I saw these enticing corn-based snacks at a street fair in New York City last fall, I just couldn't pass them up! Anything made with corn has my number, but these also had a delicious, gooey mozzarella filling and the combination was delicious. They were like two ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on February 2nd, 2022
Cream cheese-filled chocolate cupcakes make a delectable duo dessert
I used to make black bottom cupcakes with my grandmother when I was a kid, and remember loving them so much. Being both a chocolate and cheesecake lover, I guess that's not such a huge surprise. But I recently learned that I'd never made these delicious treats for my ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on January 19th, 2022
Super healthy Mediterranean charcuterie board just in time for the Super Bowl
Charcuterie boards are all the rage lately, and with good reason . they are beautiful, festive and delicious, with an assortment to please anyone's palate! I recently saw a board that was the size of a six-foot-long banquet table. That one was amazing and so i ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on January 5th, 2022
Crispy, fluffy air-fried falafel perfect for New Year's resolutions
We love falafel, but since most falafel is fried in oil, we have rarely eaten it . until now! That's where the magic of the air fryer comes in. It's a game changer in my opinion, because it doesn't need all of that extra oil to make the falafel crispy. We are so happy, ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on December 22nd, 2021
The perfect pastry pairing for a morning coffee pick-me-up
I love it when cafes offer rugelach among their pastry selection, because they are the perfect sweet bite to pair with coffee. They've always reminded me of the cinnamon roll-ups my mom used to make with leftover pie dough, but rugelach dough is made with cream cheese ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on December 8th, 2021
This delicious delicacy helps folks dive into decadent sauces
We love a good naan and it's hard to beat when you go to a restaurant that has this delicious item on the menu. Hot out of the skillet, naan is the perfect implement for scooping up sauces - especially curry sauces, but really any good sauce that's worth savoring ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on November 24th, 2021
Simple way to bring delicious vitamin-packed winter squash to the table
Maybe we should first start by explaining what the heck is a carnival squash? It's a relative newcomer in the squash world, developed in 1991. Although not as commonly seen in the markets as its cousins, acorn, delicata, butternut, or other more familiar squashes, it ...By Susie Iventosch

Published on November 10th, 2021
Strawberry fans will fall in love with this luscious layer cake
I recently had a visit with one of my friends, who had just come from a bicycle tour in Natchez, Mississippi. She asked me if I'd ever had strawberry layer cake. Apparently it is a famous dessert in Mississippi (I've yet to visit Mississippi), and she couldn't get ...By Susie Iventosch

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