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Citrus-Scented Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

this recipe is fantastic, really worth the time, and… any leftover will make the best french toast ever. 🙂 enjoy! Read the recipe all the way through so that you understand all the steps before starting. Putting this together was a bit more complicated than a simple monkey bread [ ... ]
Category: Cakes  One Comment


Graham Wafer Crust 18 single graham wafers (about 1 1/2 cup crumbs) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 tablespoons white or brown sugar (just buy a box of graham crumbs instead of messing up the food processor,) break wafers into chunks, Use a food processor, the steel blade until coarse crumbs [ ... ]
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Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

the scent of roasting garlic, butter, and cheese whats not to love. 7 medium-sized cloves of garlic, chopped 4 tablespoons olive oil with a pinch of salt and pepper, and a pinch of chili peppers for the spicy lovers 1 baguette 4 tablespoons butter 2 cups shredded mozzarella 4 teaspoons dried parsley Preheat [ ... ]
Category: Appetizers  One Comment

Broiled Chricken with Salsa Verde

1/4 cup salted capers, drained and rinced, 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian flat leaf parsley 1/3 cup chopped scallions 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice grated lemon peel from one lemon 1 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper flakes 3 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly [ ... ]

Maple and Chipotle Broiler-Barbecued Chicken Thighs

When it’s too cold to grill outside, you can mimic the flavor of barbecued chicken with your oven broiler. Between the smoky spice rub and the sweet-hot barbecue sauce, you’ll never miss the grill. Serves 4 For the sauce 1/2 cup ketchup 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbs. mild unsulfured molasses 2 [ ... ]
Category: Main Courses  8 Comments

Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

This soup is delicious, easy to make, and looks beautiful in the bowl. Doesn’t it? The grilled cheese croutons just make it even more delicious. Would genius be too strong a word for creating croutons out of a grilled cheese sandwich? Another winning recipe from The Barefoot Contessa. Tomato [ ... ]
Category: Soups  8 Comments

Lemon Garlic Chicken with Potatoes

This is one of the easiest recipes to make, and very good. Adjust the garlic down if it’s not a favorite, and the classic tastes of lemon and oregano will make this dish mouth watering Greek. 3 pounds chicken, cut into 6 or 8 pices 3 [ ... ]
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