Lemon, Garlic and Rosemary Chicken Skewers

Lemon, Garlic and Rosemary Chicken Skewers - Kids, adults, teenagers... everyone loves these moist, super delicious grilled chicken skewers. They're great for entertaining as all of the prep can be done ahead!

A few weeks ago, I was asked to come up with a party menu that would be popular with both kids and adults alike. It didn’t take me long to come up with a decision for the main entree. … 

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Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cakes - got zucchini? These little cakes are so moist and delicious, you'd never know they're fairly low in fat and loaded with veggies!

Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cakes

Mama always said “eat your veggies”. And mama’s always right. Right? Okay granted, mama probably wasn’t talking about veggies combined with brown sugar, oil, buttermilk, cherries and chocolate. But then again, adding lots of freshly grated zucchini to brown sugar, oil, buttermilk, cherries and chocolate just might give this delicious dessert a wee bit of merit with good old mama…. 

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Ottolenghi's Tomato Party Couscous Salad - quintessentially summer, this fun pasta salad is delicious, healthy and make-ahead. It's perfect for pot lucks, parties and picnics.

Ottolenghi’s Tomato Party Couscous Salad

It seems like a zillion years ago, but in reality it was September 2011, about six months into this blogging adventure called The Café Sucre Farine. Scott and I had just arrived in London for a visit with our daughter, Cait and her family. We had a lot to learn about blogging back then, but just like these… 

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Fresh Peach and Sweet Cherry Crisp - a quintessentially summer. amazingly easy and super delicious dessert!

Fresh Peach and Sweet Cherry Crisp

Have you ever noticed that sometimes life doesn’t go as planned? We most definitely had that experience this past weekend. Big time. If you are a regular follower of The Café, you know from my post last Saturday, that our daughter and her family were arriving from London that afternoon, for a summer visit. And wow, were we… 

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Toffee Cowboy Cookies - an old classic treat with a few fun twists, these delicious cookies are loaded with chocolate chips, sweet toffee bits and crisp toasted pecans.

Toffee Cowboy Cookies

This one’s going to be short and sweet because I’ve got a hurricane “herd” headed my way! A British herd, to be precise. Yup, probably about the time you read this post, that little herd will be galloping through the custom/immigration gates straight into the arms of a very happy Papa and Grammy. It’s our daughter… 

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Roasted Ratatouille Quinoa - for this fabulous veggie laden dish makes a perfect side for any grilled or roasted entree. And there's a easy technique for cooking perfect quinoa, every time!

Roasted Ratatouille Quinoa Salad

I love to take classic dishes and reinvent them. Well to be fair, it’s not really reinventing, let’s just say it’s more like giving them a set of brand new clothes! This delicious and healthy ratatouille is a perfect example. Traditionally a rustic French vegetable stew originating in Provence, ratatouille calls for a combination of… 

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Farmer's Market Feta Bruschetta - a fresh, delicious appetizer that's always a hit and is super adaptable. Use whatever veggies you've got in the fridge!

Farmer’s Market Feta Bruschetta

Do you love a good appetizer? I do! Although I don’t like anything too heavy, especially when I’ve spent time making a nice dinner (or when I know someone else has). But something light, fresh and super delicious like this Farmer’s Market Feta Bruschetta is fun and a great way to say “welcome” to family and/or friends. I’ve… 

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