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Category: Desserts

Oct 16
2017

Spicy Dinner Recipes

Want to add a little spice to dinner? Try this hearty, Tai inspired recipe: A spin on the old beans and rice theme. It’s a flash in the pan – Colorful and aromatic – Special enough for intimate dinners or casual affairs. habanero mounding the rice old beans rice saucepan with lid spicy dinner A […]

Oct 12
2017

Cooks Illustrated

Cooking makes all sorts of interesting transformations in raw foods to whet the appetite, delight the taste buds, and nourish the body. It softens some foods like the celery stalk, the potato, and the grain of rice. It makes others firm like the egg, the cake batter, and the meringue. It enlarges some things, such […]

Oct 12
2017

What To Eat For Breakfast

I’ve given you various options here, listed according to degree of involvement/difficulty. It helps if you read the whole recipe first before you start cooking so that you can gather any ingredients and equipment you may need. I’ve done my best to keep things simple and easy. If you’re really not the cooking type and […]

Oct 12
2017

Basic Chocolate Cake Recipe

This is a collection of the basic cake recipes we (with my husband) have developed very the last few years in various occasions and family party. Some are perfect for the non-cook in your relationship to make for your favorite loved one. Many of these recipes are also filled with what I consider to be […]

Oct 11
2017

Summer Fruit Desserts

The full bloom of summer brings an abundant variety of succulent fruit. Vines hang heavy with honey-sweet grapes, plump clusters of berries and fat, fuzzy kiwis. In the shimmering canopies of trees; apples, apricots, oranges, and figs ripen, their heady bouquet filling the warm afternoon air.

Apr 14
2015

Sweet cherries bring summer flavor to pork

Traverse City’s temperate climate allows cherry trees to thrive. We’ll learn how to prepare pork tenderloin with Michigan sweet cherries.