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Mini Chocolate Mousse Pies

A couple weeks ago, while browsing some recipe blogs and cookbooks, I felt the urge to make something sweet. In the mood to try a new technique, and feeling rather festive, baking mini pies seemed perfectly appropriate. As some of … Continue reading

29. March 2012 by Nina
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Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins

For years, I have been following my mom’s lead by using sour cream and yogurt to moisten muffins, breads and cakes. My mom adds these ingredients to recipes that don’t even call for them, just sensing it might be too … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Nina
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Roasted Garlic Yogurt Cheese Crostini

Last month, I searched through my cookbooks for a new party appetizer with a unique flair. While flipping the pages of “The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook” by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell with Sandy Gluck, I came across an intriguing recipe … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by Nina
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Stuffed Artichokes

Raw artichokes are intimidating. Stuffed artichokes look nearly as complex. This classic preparation is how my mom has made artichokes since I was a kid and it has been enjoyed this way since well before I was around. My mom … Continue reading

06. February 2012 by Nina
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Chicken Stock

I love making homemade chicken soup, especially at this time of year. I always find myself wishing I’d made extra soup just for the stock though, which brought me to this post. In honor of attending Buffalo Soup Fest today, … Continue reading

29. January 2012 by Nina
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Tandoori-Style Roasted Chicken

I’m really enjoying a cookbook I got this fall — “All About Roasting: A New Approach to a Classic Art” by Buffalo native, Chef Molly Stevens. If you haven’t checked it out, I assure you it’s a keeper of a … Continue reading

16. January 2012 by Nina
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Everything But the Kitchen Sink Cranberry Sauce

Up until last year, the one Thanksgiving necessity I never considered making from scratch was cranberry sauce. It finally occurred to me last year that I could — and should — make it myself. Shortly after I decided this, I … Continue reading

22. November 2011 by Nina
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