Crazy Bread Cheater – Crazy Good Breadsticks
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Crazy Bread Cheater – Crazy Good Breadsticks

Ok – this isn’t an exact replica of Little Caesars Crazy Bread, only a close cheat, I admit that willingly. I’ll also readily admit that I am reposting a recipe which I made minor edits to, and found at http://tasteandseegodsgoodness.blogspot.com/2013/05/little-caesars-crazy-bread-at-home.html?m=1 . But it is crazy-good, keeps for days, and is a very simple yeast bread. … Continue reading

Ham & Cheese Soup with Broccoli – Holiday Leftover Soup
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Ham & Cheese Soup with Broccoli – Holiday Leftover Soup

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Anyone who has recently hosted a holiday party probably has an abundance of leftovers in their refrigerator. The tastiest was to burn through those leftovers? Make soup! This recipe uses up leftover ham, leftovers from your vegetable tray, leftover cheese from your cheese tray, any leftover stock, … Continue reading

Baked Crab Cakes
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Baked Crab Cakes

It’s crab season here in Northern California and that means beautiful, rich Dungeness Crab!  Crab cakes have to be one of my favorite dishes, but when you can eat them without also consuming the guilt of having them fried, it makes them all the better!  The inspiration for this dish comes from Ferry Plaza Seafood … Continue reading

Smoky Pumpkin Soup
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Smoky Pumpkin Soup

This past weekend, my friend Reggie invited me over to share her Smoky Pumpkin Soup recipe.  This delicious recipe comes courtesy of the care2.com website and, judging by the date on the web print out, she’s been using this recipe the better part of 10 years!  What an awesome, flavorful, satisfying soup.  I couldn’t get … Continue reading

Mixed Greens Salad With Summer Berries
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Mixed Greens Salad With Summer Berries

This beautiful, colorful, summer salad is rich in proteins and antioxidants as well as super satisfying in flavor and texture. I love salads and, in Northern California, we are blessed with such an abundance of produce, wild and cultivated alike that, often times, we see other dishes somehow being transformed into a really awesome, satisfying … Continue reading