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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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French Apple Tart

A few years ago, I came across an episode of Barefoot Contessa where Ina Garten made a heavenly looking French apple tart. The simplicity and sophistication of the dessert tempted me so much, I looked up this recipe and made … Continue reading

07. November 2011 by Nina
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Apple Crisp

At this time of year, I crave the smell and taste of apples. To me, there isn’t another fruit worth eating during October. Local apples — sweet, tart, crunchy, juicy — are the best. I love baking with this versatile … Continue reading

16. October 2011 by Nina
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Rustic Apple Tart with Honey, Nuts and Dates

For Sunday family dinner last weekend, I made a Rustic Apple Tart with Honey, Nuts and Dates from “Bon Appetit” Magazine. This tart smells like Indian cuisine and tastes like apple pie gone wild. The warm and tangy cardamom — … Continue reading

21. May 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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