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Prosciutto, Apple, and Brie Monte Cristos

April 2, 2012 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich

This is a great sandwich! The combination of pungent Dijon, salty prosciutto, sweet apple and creamy brie is delicious! The recipe calls for adding honey to the Dijon but I liked it better without the honey because the apple brings enough sweetness to the sandwich (adding honey to the mustard makes it too sweet, in […]

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Winter Chopped Salad

December 11, 2010 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Chicken, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Salad, Vegetable

Here’s a great salad that is perfect for the holidays and winter months: mixed greens tossed with chicken, candied pecans, dried cranberries, crisp apple, tangy blue cheese and a honey-dijon vinaigrette. It’s beautiful, festive and delicious! For the greens, I used a bag of mixed baby spring greens that included romaine, oak leaf, chard, arugula, frisee […]

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Flavorful Grilling

July 19, 2010 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Entertaining Tip, Grilling/BBQ, Handy Hints, Recipes

Since we’re smack dab in the middle of Grilling Season, I thought I’d post a tip I found on the Williams-Sonoma website for using certain types of wood chips and/or herbs to add a nice smokey flavor to grilled foods. Many grocery stores, cooking  supply stores and hardware stores sell different types of wood chips […]

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French Apple Turnovers

March 14, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on French Apple Turnovers | Filed in Baking, Dessert, French, Quick Cooking, Recipes

This is a simple dessert that anyone can make. Basically, it’s flaky puff pastry squares filled with homemade applesauce. The applesauce is good as is but I wanted to bump up the flavor a bit so I added about 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla, adding it to the applesauce after it was finished […]

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