Recipes

Morning Muffins Recipe

October 20, 2014 4 Comments
Morning Muffins Recipe

Incredible Muffins for the Morning My wife Meg decided to prepare these incredibly tasty muffins with lots of healthy ingredients like carrots, raisins, apple and parsnips after reading about them in the WSJ weekend edition. She did substitute unsweetened shredded coconut for sweetened because that’s what we had on hand and I don’t think it […]

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Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

October 16, 2014 2 Comments
Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Pecorino Cheese My daughters and I prepared spaghetti and meatballs one night a couple of weeks ago when my wife was out for a business dinner. Making both the meatballs and the sauce from scratch in under an hour was a challenge and I’m sure not […]

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Simple Fennel and Olive Salad Recipe

October 6, 2014 1 Comment
Simple Fennel and Olive Salad Recipe

Sliced Fennel Salad Is So Good & Good For You Fennel is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with and one of the most under-utilized vegetables around. See my post, Fennel & How to Use It to read more about fennel. We served this simple salad with pan-fried salmon last week and will prepare […]

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Roasted Rosemary Cashews Recipe

September 25, 2014 1 Comment
Roasted Rosemary Cashews Recipe

  Danger Alert. These Cashews Are Dangerously Addictive If you are looking for a little sumpin sumpin to serve to friends and family, don’t have much time and want it to taste so good no one will be able to stop eating, this is the snack for you. Think about it, cashews are difficult enough […]

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Spinach Balls Recipe

September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Spinach Balls Recipe

  A Good Old Fashioned Appetizer Recipe for Spinach Balls This recipe comes from my wife’s collection kept in a notebook filled with loose pieces of paper, some original, some copies but all containing some of my wife’s favorites.  This recipe has one of her mom’s friends name attached to it but who knows where […]

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Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Over Quinoa Recipe

September 18, 2014 1 Comment
Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Over Quinoa Recipe

 Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Served Over White Quinoa with Dried Cherries, Pistachios and Goat Cheese Last night we prepared pan seared chicken breasts and served them over a most delicious white quinoa salad prepared with dried cherries, toasted pistachios and fresh goat cheese. It’s the quinoa salad that makes this meal so special. Yes, you […]

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Apples Pecans and Craisins Salad Recipe

September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Apples Pecans and Craisins Salad Recipe

Apple, Pecan & Craisin Salad with a Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing My wife adapted this recipe from one we received with our weekly CSA package of local fruits and vegetables. She basically used “what’s on hand” in our pantry and refrigerator and you can do the same in your house. The dressing is a simple […]

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Gnocchi and Hen of the Woods Mushroom Recipe

August 21, 2014 2 Comments
Gnocchi and Hen of the Woods Mushroom Recipe

Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms, Sweet Corn and Thyme Brown Butter Sauce My wife and I were out for an event this weekend and my oldest daughter Nell prepared this Blue Apron recipe for gnocchi and maitake mushrooms for her sister and herself. When we came home from our event, I gave the gnocchi a try […]

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Caprese and Panzanella Salads Combined

August 18, 2014 4 Comments
Caprese and Panzanella Salads Combined

What Happens When You Combine A Panzanella Salad With A Caprese Salad? It’s August and the best time of the year for fresh local tomatoes in the Philadelphia area so we are always looking for great recipes featuring local produce. I will even go so far to say there are only a couple or three […]

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Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe On a recent trip to State College, PA, my wife stopped at Tait Farms to pick up some local products including a Strawberry Dark Chocolate Sauce that my daughter thought would be a great ingredient to try in a new gelato or ice cream. I also had some Dark […]

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