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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

My friend and colleague, Stephanie, is one of my favorite people to talk food with. We cover our latest kitchen conquests, swap recipes, discuss celebrity chefs and TV shows, share articles and more. On her birthday, we got chatting about … Continue reading

10. April 2011 by Nina
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Raspberry Apple Pie Tarts

After serving up apple pie at a recent Sunday family dinner, I got to thinking about apple pie in tart form. Immediately, I had an intense desire to make raspberry apple pie tarts. I remembered making a pie tart years … Continue reading

07. December 2010 by Nina
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Almond Sugar Cookie Cut Outs

Who can refuse a sugar cookie cut out? I have always enjoyed the element of surprise when biting in to such a cookie. There is a hint of flavor that comes out strongest — some are very vanilla tasting; others … Continue reading

22. November 2010 by Nina
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Classic Apple Pie

As you may know by now, we are big pie people in my family. The other day, I made a classic apple pie. It makes the perfect dessert for any function or holiday. There are even a couple members of … Continue reading

06. November 2010 by Nina
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Spiced Applesauce Cake

There is something very special about baking and cooking with seasonal ingredients — and right now, my kitchen still has remnants of apples from apple picking weeks ago, so I am still feeling the apple recipes. Last week, I bookmarked a … Continue reading

31. October 2010 by Nina
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Zillycakes’ Pumpkin Cupcakes

If you haven’t yet visited Zillycakes on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, set a date to get there soon! In addition to creating edible works of art in the form of cake, Zilly Rosen is queen of cupcakes. (She made the … Continue reading

16. October 2010 by Nina
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The Foundation for Every Good Pie: Great Crust!

My grandma and mom are famous for their pies. I’ve been making pies with their help since age four. Everyone always asks us about our crusts, and we’re not shy about sharing our recipes, so we tell everyone – we … Continue reading

29. September 2010 by Nina
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