Tag Archives: Seasonal

Just Four or Five Simple Ingredients!

Today marks the start of Homemade Kitchen Gift Season – one of my favorite times of the year, since I can make a ton of homemade goodies that are healthy, tasty, and well received by all of my victims friends. You … Continue reading

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Does Your Hardware Store Have A Tree Like This?…….

This time of year, the store windows seem to be decorated to entice us to wander in, explore, and make a purchase for those we love (and ourselves, of course!) BUT: only in Italy would the local hardware store in Lucca … Continue reading

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Delicata Squash Frittata

Seems like there are a LOT of talented bloggers out there, posting some really good-looking and tasty dishes. Every time I turn around, one of my blogger friends has a recipe that is a “must try” for us. In that … Continue reading

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Last Bit Of Summer – On A Plate

Now that the weather here is below 45 degrees every night, the basil has bid its farewell. Saying “good-bye” to us over brunch was this tiny bit of Basil that was so handily cut from the stem prior to said cold … Continue reading

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Roasted Pears with Ginger and Vanilla Bean

Thanks so much to Jen, over at Lattes and Leggings, for posting this fall dessert. Perfect timing, since our friends (Kelley and Marco) joined us at our house for Sunday Brunch last weekend. Like any good dish, this one cooks itself with a minimum … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Muffins (Oh, yeah…with chocolate…)

Craving muffins, and hungry for something a little sweet, I thought it was time to cave in and bake a seasonal treat. And we all know that chocolate pumpkin is seasonal, so take a look at these ‘beauts. This recipe, … Continue reading

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Double Apple Crumble

And just like that – autumn is here! As if overnight, the leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp, and apples are everywhere in the marketplace. With inspiration to use the best of the season’s fruits, a new recipe … Continue reading

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Pace Ristorante in Milan, Italy

Whenever our friend, Giovanni, suggests a restaurant in his home town, we are like little kids in a candy store – only this candy store has grown up treats! Recently we were on “Spring Break” in Milan, Italy, and got … Continue reading

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Dinner With A View

What a treat to be in a special place with the Hubby for a long weekend, make some new friends, listen to fabulous jazz artists, who we got to meet “up close” at the Artist’s Q & A session, AND, … Continue reading

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Alpharetta Community Garden “Opening Work Day”

Last Saturday brought beautiful (if not a bit chilly) weather for Saturday’s “Opening Work Day” at the Alpharetta Community Garden. These little ladies, dressed in pink, were there to jump right in! And much work was done by all who attended. … Continue reading

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