Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Double lemon cheesecake bars

lemon cheesecake bars recipe

Smooth, creamy and full of citrus flavor, these lemon cheesecake bars are topped with a thin layer of lemon glaze and prepared on a simple graham cracker crust There’s no secret I love cheesecake, and have made and eaten it many times, but I had never tried a lemon cheesecake before. It hasn’t occurred to be that… 

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Make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet

vegetable bacon egg bake recipe

Whether you’re serving 2 people or a crowd, it can’t get easier than this make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet! 15 minutes of prep time tops! Monday to friday I’m an oatmeal, banana and peanut butter kind of breakfast girl. It fuels me enough to get through the morning craziness. Although, on rare occasions… 

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Rosemary, potato and bacon biscuits

rosemary potato bacon biscuits recipe

Quick and easy flaky bacon biscuits made with leftover mashed potatoes and fresh rosemary. It will take less than 30 minutes to make them! Serve the biscuits with eggs in the morning, soup or a salad for lunch, or with a bowl of chili for dinner. Whatever’s on the menu, you must make a batch of these… 

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Frosted sugar cookies

frosted sugar cookies recipe

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth amazingness, these frosted sugar cookies are the made-from-scratch version of the store bought ones. Love at first bite! Since I started this blog, little over 3 years ago (how times flies!!!) I have made thousands hundreds of cookies but what makes my husband’s heart skip a beat are the soft, cakey sugar cookies… 

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Pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust

pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust recipe

Soft pears, perfectly smooth and rich filling and a crust made from gingersnap cookies, this pear cheesecake is a fabulous dessert to enjoy year round! Do you know what day is today? It’s National Cheesecake Day!! One of my favorite days of the year! I’ve mentioned lots of times chocolate cheesecake is my favorite dessert… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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Black and red raspberry vanilla scones

raspberry vanilla scones recipe

Delicate and sweet, these vanilla scones with lots of black and red specks from the fresh raspberries are a great treat for breakfast or with a cup of tea in the afternoon. Scones are one of my favorite weekend morning treat. Although I do love a good donut or a muffin with my cup of… 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Lemon bars

lemon bars recipe

So light and refreshing, these lemon bars make a great dessert all summer long or anytime you crave a buttery cookie crust topped with a luscious lemon cream filling  I’ve never been a lemon bars kind of girl. A look at my recipe index and you can easily guess I’m the girl who reaches for… 

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Chocolate caramel cake

chocolate caramel cake recipe

Light and airy, with a decadent crumb and a hint or caramel, this chocolate caramel cake makes a great accompaniment to a cup of coffee in the afternoon or after dinner.  I rely on a few cups of coffee most of the days. Although there are days I get so busy I simply don’t get… 

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Strawberry shortcake cake

strawberry shortcake cake recipe

This strawberry shortcake cake is a lovely change from the traditional strawberry shortcake. Layers of rich buttery cake filled with smooth cheesecake and chopped fresh strawberries. I’ve had strawberries on my mind lately. This time of the year the local farms open their gates for everyone to pick their own berries, the stores have the strawberries… 

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Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet

Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet recipe

There’s something magical about one pot pasta dinners and this creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet is the ultimate combination of weeknight convenience and homey comfort food. I can’t say enough about this cheese tortellini and chicken skillet. It’s by far my favorite way to enjoy tortellini. It’s easy to make, 15 minutes max of… 

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German chocolate cupcakes

german chocolate cupcakes imperial sugar 2

A secret ingredient makes these german chocolate cupcakes so unbelievable light, moist and tender. Topped with a generous amount of sticky sweet coconut pecan frosting, these are the best german chocolate cupcakes I’ve tried! German chocolate deserts have a special place in my heart. They are the foundation of this blog, so to speak. If… 

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The best flourless hazelnut chocolate chip brownies

flourless brownies recipe

So rich and fudgy, these hazelnut chocolate chip brownies have an intensely chocolate interior and cracked tops. One bite and you’ll fall in love with these flourless brownies over and over again. I was a little skeptical when I was first offered a piece of  brownie with a cracked top. There was nothing appealing about… 

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Loaded chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

oatmeal cookies recipe 1

Melting chocolate, creamy peanut butter, flavorful shredded coconut, crunchy pecans and chewy oats – all combined in these irresistible chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. My favorite season is fall. That might have something to do with my birthday, but mostly it has to do with my allergies. Me, spring and pollen are not good friends. Not at… 

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