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Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Looking for a new holiday cookie to bake this weekend? If you’ve ever had a cake made with ricotta cheese, you can probably imagine what these fluffy cake-like cookies will taste like. I guarantee this Italian cookie staple will become … Continue reading

16. December 2011 by Nina
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Niagara Holiday Market

On Saturday afternoon, I met up with fellow Buffalo food bloggers to tour the Niagara Holiday Market and nibble our way through it. I received the kind invitation to participate from Christa Glennie Seychew, Food Editor for Buffalo Spree and … Continue reading

05. December 2011 by Nina
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Cook of the Month

I was honored and delighted to be featured as The Buffalo News’ “Cook of the Month” for November 2011. As part of the story, I prepared a few of my family’s traditional holiday staples: ravioli stuffed with my special blend … Continue reading

15. November 2011 by Nina
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Pull-Apart Cheesy Onion Bread Recipe

You tell someone you made homemade bread and you’re often met with a surprised expression. Why is that? It seems that people just don’t do it much anymore. If they think homemade bread, it’s usually more along the banana, dessert … Continue reading

09. December 2010 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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Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Lasagna

My husband follows the blog of Chris Sacca, “a venture investor, company advisor and adventure junkie” in California. He happened to tweet that he made some pumpkin lasagna for dinner and his friends requested the recipe, which prompted him to … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by Nina
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