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Laura’s Recipe of The Week is Back!

For the Love of FOOD! I realize that it has been two years since I started “Laura’s recipe of the week” and a year since my last post… BUT I am back for the LOVE OF FOOD! I immerse myself in food blogs whenever I can, cook for all occasions big and small, and bake [...]

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Pantone tarts

Happy Friday!! Check out this amazing Pantone tarts with color coded fruits. Designed by Emilie de Griottes

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YUMMY Power Food Granola

Power Food | Granola Makes 12 cups This recipe is full of grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and natural sweeteners. It is very easy to prepare and can also be easily adapted to include your own choice of nuts and dried fruits and made dairy free by omitting the eggs.         6          [...]

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Makes One 8-inch Layer Cake I originally made this Carrot Cake to celebrate my Dad’s birthday in 1996. The recipe was found out of a benefit cookbook Feast for Life. While most of the recipes overwhelmed me with the amount of time and skill level required to end up with something edible, this [...]

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Chocolate – Pecan Cookies

Chocolate – Pecan Cookies Makes about 2 Dozen I have to say that this may be the best cookie I have ever made. Another hit from a Martha Stewart Holiday issue a couple of years ago. Not only is it gluten free, but dairy free as well. The key to this cookie turning out perfect [...]

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Flourless Peanut-Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Flourless Peanut-Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes 18 Cookies What could be better than peanut butter and chocolate put together, a cookie that does not contain flour or butter! Leave it to Martha Stewart to come up with a delicious gluten-free cookie. Last year Martha issued a “holiday cookie” magazine and dedicated an entire section to [...]

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Stilton & Walnut Crackers

Stilton & Walnut Crackers Makes 24 crackers My sister, Annie, originally introduced me to this recipe last year during our Spring break trip to Palm Springs. We used our quality time together to review the latest Barefoot Contessa, how easy is that? cookbook. This recipe stood out as the perfect H’orderves. I have now made [...]

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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins Makes 1 dozen I have made it a habit over the last year to bring baked goods to my school meetings, in particular to my AAU Online group. It seems to be the best way I can show my appreciation for all of their support and hard work throughout the year.  Given that [...]

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Walnut-Thyme Honey

Walnut-Thyme Honey Makes about 2 Cups Several years ago my Sister and a couple of her friends Robert and MyKhanh started a “craft” club and whenever I am in Los Angeles visiting I am lucky enough to be included in these events.  While the crafts vary depending on the season, the food served is always [...]

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Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons makes about 20 cookies Four simple ingredients lead to one amazing cookie. The original recipe comes from the Silver Palate Cookbook.  After making the cookie the first time there was a unanimous decision that the macaroon was too sweet. So I made some adjustments and ended up doubling all of the ingredients except [...]

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