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Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread product that is similar in style and texture to pizza dough. Crispy on the bottom, thanks to the generous amount of olive oil it is baked in, and soft, almost pillowy on top. This tasty savory bread is fantastic served […]

Skillet Chicken With Orzo And Pesto

Skillet Chicken With Orzo And Pesto

Skillets are amazing things. Considered trendy now, they have been an intricate part of kitchens for many years. The first known use of cast iron cookware dates all the way back to the Han Dynasty in China, around 220 A.D.  By the 16th century, casting techniques […]

Irish Soda Bread With Golden Raisins

Irish Soda Bread With Golden Raisins

Irish soda bread is one of the most well-known and popular quick breads there are. Soda bread is a soft textured, cake-like bread that rises due to the reaction of the acid (buttermilk), and the base (baking soda). Although this simple classic is most often attributed […]

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Who does not love marshmallows?  My kids are huge fans for sure. Homemade artisanal marshmallows are now seen in gourmet stores everywhere, and they can often be rather pricy.  Classic flavors like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry are often available, but more adventurous ones like malted […]

Old Fashioned Cake Donuts With Chocolate Glaze

Old Fashioned Cake Donuts With Chocolate Glaze

The world is a better place because of donuts. Seriously, it’s true. Donuts make people happy, myself included. Birthdays mornings in my house are celebrated with donuts, it’s just something we’ve always done. At 13 and 11, we still have not stopped. I posted a […]

Mushroom Farro With Truffle Oil

Mushroom Farro With Truffle Oil

Mushroom farro is a hearty winter comfort food to me. The addition of black truffle oil makes this simple dish even more delicious.  Farro is an ancient grain from Mesopotamia that has been around forever. Considered a nutritious grain, farro is high in protein, fiber […]