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An Exceptional Red Velvet Cake…

I’ve made many a red velvet cake recipe in my day.  The cakes varied in the shade– more or less food coloring and cocoa, and in the type of frosting– boiled vanilla or cream cheese.  However, when I tried this recipe, I stopped searching: I found THE ONE.  Continue reading



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A laid-back Thanksgiving with Grace

Our Turkey Day menu for FIVE:

Something for everyone

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Mushrooms and Mascarpone!

Last night, I knew I wanted to make a pasta dish and was leaning towards Giada’s orecchiette with cannellini beans and sausage, which is one of Kurt’s favorites.  Grace calls it “the dish Kurt can eat out of the pan.”  The sauce is made from mascarpone mixed in with a little pasta water.  Yes, pasta water.  Continue reading

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