Savory Salami, Cheese & Herb Waffles


Savory Salami, Cheese & Herb Waffles |

A few years ago around the holidays, I was at my in-law’s house when my brother-in-law busted out a recipe he had found for waffles made with salami and cheese. We were all intrigued, and in the blink of an eye, my father-in-law took out the waffle maker and the batter was in the works. You’d be hard-pressed to find a group of people who grew up with a pot of spaghetti sauce simmering away on the stove every Sunday to NOT like something with salami and Italian cheese, so it goes without saying that we were all huge fans.

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Mixed Berry Ginger Crumb Cake


Mixed Berry Ginger Crumb Cake - So much flavor! A perfect cake for late summer or early fall. |

When it comes to berries, I have always been partial to strawberries and blueberries – I’ll eat them in cereal, in yogurt, by the handful and baked into desserts. I don’t buy a lot of raspberries and blackberries during the summer, but I’ve been craving a triple berry dessert recently.

I bought the book Vintage Cakes a few years ago, and the very first recipe in the book is for this “Long Berry Cake with Ginger Crumb” – a recipe that first appeared in a Betty Crocker ad in 1945. I am totally an old baking soul at heart, which is probably why this recipe grabbed my attention.

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The BEST Italian Meatballs

Last year, I shared with you my father-in-law’s amazing meat sauce recipe, which is absolutely, positively my favorite meat sauce. Ever. If you haven’t tried it yet, grab a...

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Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart

This tart… oh my gosh. Chocolate shortbread crust + homemade salted caramel + chocolate ganache + fleur de sel. That all adds up to one heck of a dessert!

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The Weekend Dish: 8/22/2015

Happy weekend to you! I hope you’re enjoying these waning days of summer… I find it so hard to believe that kids are already back to school in many...

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Joseph David - 7 months old! |

Friday Things

1. Joseph turned 7 months old this week! Taking his monthly pictures are getting more difficult… he’s always moving and they’re coming out more and more blurry  Here are some...

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No-Bake Coconut-Mango Cheesecake

My sister’s birthday is at the end of April, and I normally do birthday baking for everyone in our family. However, this year it fell during the week that...

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