Monthly Archives: April 2014

Butterscotch Pecan Scones

I recently went to Robinson’s Tea Room in Stony Brook and ordered their famous butterscotch pecan scone. I loved it so much I had to recreate it at home. I looked for a recipe that did not use shortening or sour

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Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

My husband loves sun-dried tomatoes.  After I made this, he felt no other sun-dried tomato recipes could compare and requested it again and again (and this is from the guy who rarely has a dinner preference).  I’m not a huge

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Sweet Restaurant Slaw

If you like a good coleslaw, this is probably the best one out there. We are not coleslaw fans but every time my husband makes this, he receives rave reviews about it. It is so easy to make and it

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Mom’s Zucchini Bread

This is an extra special bread in our family because it was one of the key elements in my sister and her fiancé’s dating story. Instead of grating the zucchini, I like to divide it into six long parts and

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Chicken, Cheese Tortellini, and Lentil Soup

My friend made this for lunch one day. I loved it so much I (embarrassingly) had three bowls of it! I’ve made it a few times since and I especially like how it freezes well for future meals. It is

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Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

These are my husband’s favorite cookies. They are soft, slightly chewy, and perfect for oatmeal cookie lovers.  While the original recipe called for raisins, I used Craisins (dried cranberries) instead and it turned out even better! This recipe (the raisin

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I have never liked brussels sprouts until a friend served this for dinner at her home. It was so simple and yet so delicious. The brussels sprouts had a beautiful nutty and caramelized taste. We loved this dish so much,

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