Danish Apple Cake

Danish Apple Cake - A tender yellow cake with not only a delicious cinnamon apples apple topping but they're also scattered all through the cake!

I couldn’t do it, I just couldn’t.

Till now…. 

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Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad - Fresh, healthy and CRAZY-delicious!

Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad

I have to admit, when this Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad is on the dinner menu, I’m excited all day, just thinking about it. It’s got all the flavors and textures that I love; sweet, salty, spicy, crunchy, fresh, crisp and just plain old crazy-delicious! I used butter lettuce this time but I’ve also made it… 

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Healthy Banana Bran Muffins - A perfect breakfast or snack, these muffins are super delicious, no-sugar, high fiber and loaded with great ingredients.

Healthy Banana Bran Muffins

My long-time, go-to banana muffin recipe has always been a favorite here at The Café. Everyone I’ve ever shared them with seems to love them too. I’ve actually never found a recipe I like better. The only problem with them is that, I have to admit, if I’m honest, that they’re much more suitable for a dessert than… 

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Watermelon Slushie - only three ingredients. The most refreshing drink you'll have all summer.

Watermelon Slushies

I taught a recipe development class this past week and was it ever fun! The best part of the class, for sure, was the students. They were smart, cooperative and a barrel of laughs. Our granddaughters, who are visiting the States from London, were having an overnight at Grammy and Papa’s house. It was a hot, North… 

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Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing - Incredibly delicious, this dressing goes so well with a myriad of salad ingredients. It's not only a salad dressing but this also makes an amazing drizzling sauce for grilled chicken, shrimp, pork or beef.

Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing

Obsessed. Do you ever have this problem? I suffer from it quite often and it usually has to do with some new recipe I’m developing and can’t get my mind off of. And so my poor husband, Scott will have to endure whatever it is again and again ………. and again! Till I get it just… 

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Preserving Avocados - Pickling and other tips on extending the shelf life of the wonderful avocado.

How to Preserve Avocados: Pickling and Other Tips

Hello ……….? Anyone out there as crazy about avocados as we are here at The Café? I thought so! I know there may be some folks who aren’t avocado fans, but it certainly seems they’re in the minority. To me, avocados transform an ordinary salad or sandwich into something  special and crazy-delicious. Every time I create a new avocado recipe, it’s extremely well… 

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Molasses-Ginger Grilled Flat Iron Steak - Super easy and make ahead the fabulous marinade, grilling sauce and drizzling sauce are one in the same!

Molasses-Ginger Grilled Flat Iron Steak

I love a dinner that requires very little hands-on time after guests arrive. This Molasses-Ginger Grilled Flat Iron Steak is a favorite of ours, not just because it’s super delicious, but most of the work can be done early in the day or even the day before. Since there’s a marinade sauce, a grilling glaze and a drizzling sauce… 

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