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Winter Recipes

Pomegranate Vanilla Pot-de-Creme

Pomegranate Vanilla Pot-de-Creme

  I can’t resist pomegranates.  Although I’ve never owned a tree, I can remember knowing where at least one was growing when I was young — no matter where I lived — and kept an eye on it to see if it mattered to whomever […]

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon and Pomegranate

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon and Pomegranate

Does anyone remember eating warm spinach and bacon salad?  I think the first time I tried it was at my aunt's house when I was in junior high.  There was something fascinating about the sweet and tangy taste of it…and the bacon?  Right. I'd love […]

Pot Roast with Winter Root Vegetables

Pot Roast with Winter Root Vegetables

   Pot Roast with Winter Root Vegetables

Apple Cranberry Walnut Tart in Phyllo

Apple Cranberry Walnut Tart in Phyllo

What do you do when you have a partial bag of cranberries left in the freezer from Thanksgiving, green apples the men in your house conveniently forget to eat, and a box of phyllo that needs to be used?  You can either do a Google […]

Simply Gorgeous Caramelized Apple Spice Cake

Simply Gorgeous Caramelized Apple Spice Cake

Although chocolate cake may always be my favorite cake, there is something about a cake that is rich with spice and topped with a creamy frosting — especially if nuts and apples are included.  The heavenly scent that fills my house when it bakes — […]