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Asian Pear with Gorgonzola, Ricotta & Mint

Asian pears are a delightful addition to the pear family. They are crisp and slightly sweet but not too juicy which makes them a wonderful component to any savory recipe. Their taste is not overpowering and compliments stronger flavors such … Continue reading

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English Scones

When I think of scones, I get an urge to bake them. I often give in to my temptation because they don’t take very long to make. In 20 minutes you can have these amazing little clouds of baked goodness … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Basil

Eggplants (also known as aubergines) are wonderful whether grilled, baked, fried, or sautéed and can be served diced, sliced, puréed, or halved. I simply adore eggplants. Their earthy almost naturally smoky flavor compliments beef, lamb, and chicken; yet also make … Continue reading

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Ravioli di Ricotta

Ricotta ravioli takes me back to Milan. It’s a wonderful primo piatto (first course) or a meal on its own. It’s a simple yet elegant dish with great balance of delicate flavors. The creamy ricotta filling combined with the rich … Continue reading

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