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Spanakopita

Spanakopita

Spanakopita

Farm fresh spinach is combined with garlic, onions and feta cheese then baked in thin flaky layers of phyllo dough until golden brown.  Our version of this classic Greek Spanakopita adds a bit of a twist to the traditional recipe adding a blend of feta and ricotta cheeses and a hand full of fresh dill.  Formed in a slightly different manner, this recipe offers the perfect ratio of filling to crisp flaky layers of pastry. (more…)

Franzbrötchen mit Apfel

Franzbrötchen mit Apfel

Franzbrötchen mit Apfel

I must confess, I really enjoy a good pastry with my coffee.  Flaky layers, crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, with a bit of sweet but not overly sugary.  Now it is not very often that I actually act on this love affair with breakfast baked goods, but every once in a while there is no fighting the urge.  I first learned of this pastry on a trip to Munich a few years ago.  The hotel had these wonders nestled in with other delightful breads on a breakfast buffet, and the interesting shape of the croissant-like cinnamon roll caught my attention. (more…)

Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille

Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille

Napoleon, also known as Mille-feuille or thousand-leaf is a classic French dessert comprised of almond flavored pastry cream sandwiched between flaky layers of pastry crust.  Topped with an iconic white and black fondant icing this dessert is a show-stopper.  Our version of this amazing dessert […]

Steak Chili Con Carne

Steak Chili Con Carne

Chili Con Carne

Chunks of tender steak bring beefy goodness to this hearty Chili Con Carne with beans.  Loaded with onions, garlic, tomato and mix of spices this soup has a big bold flavor that is sure to please the most discriminating chili lover.  Topped with some shredded cheese and diced onion and served with a side of corn bread or a flour tortilla, this is one meal that everyone is sure to enjoy.  Oh and don’t forget the icy cold beer! (more…)

Make-ahead Breakfast Burritos

Make-ahead Breakfast Burritos

Make-ahead Breakfast Burritos

Getting a good breakfast on the go can be a challenge, but not with these make-ahead sausage and hash brown burritos.  Spiced with diced green chilies these easy-to-prepare burritos will have you and your family starting the day on the right foot.  Perfect for a busy lifestyle these burritos make a delicious grab-and-go morning meal for work or school, or take some along on your weekend camping adventure.  Make a large batch and enjoy some now and freeze the rest for later, either way you will be sure to enjoy! (more…)


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Rhubarb and Berry Crisp

Rhubarb and Berry Crisp

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Rhubarb is usually thought of as an old-fashioned garden staple and with good reason. Rhubarb is in fact a very old plant. Its medicinal uses and horticulture have been recorded in history since ancient China with records dating back to 2700 BC. The roots of the Chinese variety are still used in medicine today. Marco Polo was very familiar with the Chinese rhizome, and talked about it in accounts of his travels to Asia, helping to establish the importance for trade.

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