Zucchini Ribbon Ravioli Rolls

Sometimes you want something a little bit lighter on your plate. While we all love and adore pasta and ravioli, the beauty in life often comes from making choices, and the beauty in food choices is that they are endless…and truly glorious. Vibrant green ribbons rolled into ravioli… Sensually savory and sensationally scrumptious. Zucchini Ribbon…

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Fresh Lemon Pâte à Choux

Pâte à choux, or choux paste, is a paste made of flour, water, butter, and eggs — it’s slightly thicker than a batter, but not quite as thick as a dough. It’s pronounced “pat a shoe,” although neither patting or shoes has anything to do with it. “Pâte” means paste and “choux” means cabbage —…

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Coconut Almond Coffee Romesco Sauce

Gifted with a Balinese spiced coffee blend direct from the source, I toiled over how to use this gem. I decided I wanted to create a multi-functional sauce, of sorts – something I could serve over this, with that, alongside this, and underneath that. I knew I wanted to use something hearty and nutty –…

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Special Sweet Potato Lemon Thyme Tart

As the holidays came and went, I dreamt about a new and different version of my Sweet and Savory Havarti Cheesecake Bars. I still have the idea reeling about in my imagination – something sweet and something wintery – perhaps it will come to fruition in the coming months of cold. However, I also CRAVE…

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Lemon Lace Snowflake Cookies

So I had this really great idea to create some beautifully laced and delicately lemoned snowflake sugar cookies. My intent was to create this gorgeousness through the use of a lace doily, rolled atop my lemony sugar cookie dough. All intentions aside, the taste of the tea cookies is phenomenal – let’s face it, we…

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Sautéed Grape Spinach Sausage

Blessed AGAIN with a bounty of beautiful, homegrown items…this time I was presented with homemade grape juice – from her own vine. Sweet and spicy, and even succulent, the beautiful bulbous red grapes rose to the top of the jar, just begging to be used and consumed alongside the sticky tang of the squeeze. I decided…

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Vanilla Caraway Braised Cabbage

I am a list-maker, believe it or not. Yes, it’s true. (Do you catch the sarcasm). Most of the time I’m able to file away all the details of just about everything in this little brain of mine. But, just to be sure, I make myself lists ~ lots and lots of them. We have…

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Chocolate Ravioli

She gifts me with unconditional love each and every day. She’s my bestie through and though. She’d do anything for me and I for her. And last week, she gifted me with homemade CHOCOLATE ravioli. Can you believe it? Filled to the brim with delicacies such as: ~ Lavender White Chocolate ~ White Chocolate Lavender…

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Apple Cinnamon Pecan Cream Tart

Remember that amazing Flaky Apple Pecan Tart from a few weeks ago? Oh, and remember those gorgeous Apple Rosettes from a few months ago? Well, both have been requested as “gifts” a few times over since posting the recipes. Oh, and both were originally gifts as well. This warms my heart… (gifting and food requests)…

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