My Dad’s Favorite Chocolate Birthday Cake

My Dad’s Favorite Chocolate Birthday Cake

Today is my dad’s birthday. He would have turned 59 today, and I’m sure the day would have been filled with all sorts of jokes about how he was...

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Jalapeno Cheddar Bagels

Jalapeño Cheddar Bagels

Cheddar cheese and jalapeño peppers are one of those savory matches made in heaven. The savory equivalent of peanut butter and chocolate, in my book. Sharp, creamy cheese is...

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Cinnamon-Sugar Rice Pudding with Bourbon-Soaked Raisins

I was always that person that gave rice pudding the side eye. You know, the skeptical sideways glance that said, “Maybe, but deep down, I know I won’t like...

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Most Popular Cookbooks and Kitchen Equipment

I started doing seasonal roundups of popular cookbooks and kitchen equipment awhile back, but haven’t done one in quite some time. Since we just reached the one-quarter mark of...

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The Weekend Dish: 11/15/2014

The Weekend Dish: 4/7/2012

Happy holiday weekend to all of you celebrating Easter and Passover! Do you have any special plans for the weekend? I will be taking in the Penguins game this...

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Strawberries and Cream Angel Food Cake Roll

Strawberries and Cream Angel Food Cake Roll

One last recipe before Easter, and I felt like a light, fresh, spring-themed dessert was in order. The strawberries here have been gorgeous the last week or so; they’re...

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Bacon and Cheese Easter Bread

Bacon and Cheese Easter Bread

Yesterday I shared with you a traditional Italian Easter Bread recipe from my Chief Culinary Consultant’s family; today I share with you my grandma’s famous bacon and cheese Easter...

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