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Deviled eggs

Four ways to peel a hard boiled egg. Cooling the eggs completely before attempting to peel them, Using the curvature of a spoon to peel the eggs with ease, Gently rolling and smashing the egg shell completely before peeling it…

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Summer Gazpacho

Gazpacho was one of the things I fell in love with while working at a restaurant in Santa Monica California. Gazpacho is best when the vegetables are at their best, summer, and the soup is best after it refrigerates for…

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Popovers

A Popover is an easy recipe and they are made from very simple ingredients- eggs, flour, butter and salt. However, when they are beaten together and added to an extremely hot oven- magic happens.

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Goat cheese and tomato sauce

This delicious goat cheese and tomato sauce recipe was from the restaurant I helped open with Jay Fignano. This was his favorite dish and the second we made it together I was hooked. The creamy goat cheese is a perfect…

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Asparagus soup

Everyone needs a good Asparagus soup recipe. This recipe I created for Traditional Home Magazine is delicious with it’s hint of pistachio and cream. This Asparagus soup tastes like asparagus, but it’s softer and milder than plain asparagus, because it has…

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Pasta salad

Pasta salad will help you get that carbs that you love without the heat (in temperature not flavor) this hot summer. This pasta salad combines similar flavors of a greek salad with the classic penne pasta. Directions In a large…

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Banana bread

This delicious banana bread recipe makes extremely moist bread and has tons of banana flavor. It’s best served after it has cooled so the interior of the bread isn’t too gooey, as there is so much yummy banana. Preheat the oven to…

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Beet, green bean and spinach salad

Spring means fresh greens, heirloom beets and green beans and this salad recipe is a great way to combine all three. Good fresh beets are simply delicious and for those of you who have never had one or are turned off by their pungent…

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Home made ricotta with cinnamon bread

Delicious warm cinnamon bread topped with homemade ricotta. It’s creamy, sweet, earthy and delicious. I created this recipe for Traditional Home magazine in the fall of 2015 when I was working with the team to create something AMAZING and slightly…

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