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Category Archives: Lovin’ from the Oven
I always say, if you’re going to roast one chicken, you may as well roast two. That way, you can throw together a stir fry, enchiladas, or these chicken cakes on the fly. I made it even easier on myself … Continue reading
You gotta love a cake where you toss pears into a pan, and combine the remaining ingredients into a blender! So easy for such an elegant and delicious result.
Summer is coming to a close, and I needed to bake one last peach pie before my beloved peaches go out of season. The city pools are closed, we’re shopping for back to school supplies – is it me or … Continue reading
I’ve made lots of potato salad and coleslaw this summer – I needed to break out of my food rut. So here’s Italian Orzo Salad, pasta, greens, beans, and sun-dried tomatoes – a perfect partner to grilled chicken or fish.
This dish is a “what to do with leftover chicken” and a “what can I make ahead to throw in the oven after the pool” dish. It’s quick, it’s easy, and there were leftovers for lunch the following day. It was … Continue reading
These are the perfect cupcakes to take on a summer picnic or to the beach. They’re rich, soft, and full of chocolate chips – so good, you’ll want to eat two. So good, they don’t need frosting, and really, who … Continue reading
So Tuesday was my friend Dan’s birthday, and I know this because one of the Boy’s many talents is keeping track of everyone’s birthdays – friends, family, as well as celebrities.He’s been keeping us keenly aware that August 1st is … Continue reading
Yep, more of the “Fill and Fold Faux Pie”! What makes it even easier is my newly discovered method of dropping peaches in boiling water for 30 seconds, then an ice bath, which makes the skins slide off. Assembly time … Continue reading
This is the perfect Sunday morning breakfast cake – not too sweet, and loaded with New Jersey blueberries. It’s a quick cake to throw together, and feeds a crowd of 8 to 10.
It’s peach season, and this easy, single crust tart is the perfect way to showcase these beauties! Even easier, is a method of dropping ripe peaches in boiling water for a few seconds, then to an ice bath, and their … Continue reading
The Boy is all about eating meat off of bones – he is a true carnivore who loves chicken wings and turkey legs. So when I was planning my menu for the fourth, I decided on baby back ribs with … Continue reading
This is a nice, light salad for a hot summer night that goes well with burgers or grilled chicken. Just three ingredients tossed with oil and fresh lemon juice and seasoned with salt and pepper – this salad will be … Continue reading