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Cantaloupe Italian Ice

One food my family always looks forward to eating in the summer is cantaloupe. Actually we love any kind of melon, but cantaloupe is probably our favorite. In fact as I write this we’ve got cantaloupes growing in our garden. I don’t mind buying cantaloupe because I know it will get eaten and it’s very […]

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Mango Italian Ice

Here is a refreshing dessert for this time of year when the temperature starts to really creep up and you want something that will cool you off. I’ve made Mango Italian Ice a few times for my family and even once for a summer barbecue. I love the sweet taste of mango and I really […]

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Homemade Ice Cream

I don’t know very many people that don’t like ice cream. I’ve made Italian ice and sorbet, but I never thought I would be making homemade ice cream because I don’t have a big fancy ice cream machine like I’ve seen on shows like Chopped and Iron Chef. Then I got this recipe from my […]

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Strawberry Crepes

Strawberry Crepes

Two weeks ago my youngest daughter Mackenzie had a request for breakfast, something with strawberries and whipped cream. Of course, that was easy enough. We haven’t had crepes for breakfast in a while so that’s what we made. I made a strawberry sauce while Mackenzie made the crepes and whipped cream. They were okay, but […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Picture this, you just finished dinner and you have the taste for something sweet, something rich and chocolaty. You only want one serving and you really didn’t want to spend the next forty minutes baking a cake. No problem, I’ve got just the dessert for you. The Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake is a rich […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

This is a recipe I made for my family’s Sunday breakfast last week. It was kind of an impromptu breakfast because my wife was supposed to be working all day, but at the last minute she was given the day off. Because this was last minute I only had the ingredients in my kitchen. Let’s […]

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Kitchen Tools I Love

When it comes to tools in the kitchen I’m kind of a minimalist. I’m not the type of person that needs a tool designed to cut every single piece of fruit perfectly or some gadget to make the perfect crepe or omelet. I do however want to highlight the kitchen tools I love. These are […]

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Pasta with Pesto

Pasta with Pesto Sauce

My darling wife Natalie is half Italian and she’s got a lot of recipes that have been passed down from her family over the years. This pesto recipe is one of them. Pesto sauce goes over really well in our home because we all like the taste of fresh basil. That along with the saltiness […]

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French Crepes

French Crepes

French Crepes are a thin, delicate pancake derived from France that I’ve made countless times. I have never served them with just a little bit of sugar and lemon which would let the flavor of the actual crepe shine through. It sounds pretty simple, and simple was what I was in the mood for last […]

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Heart Shaped Raspberry Pancakes

Heart Shaped Raspberry Pancakes are something I surprised my family with on Sweetest Day a few years ago. You’ve got two heart shaped pancakes that were obviously made with a lot of love sandwiched around a raspberry cream cheese filling, topped with a raspberry sauce and some chopped walnuts just to give it a little […]

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