Monthly Archive: March 2010

Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Cake

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An incredible dark chocolate cake that combines toasted walnuts and sweet dried cranberries. The result is a moist cake, not too heavy, rich with dark chocolate flavor.   Chocolate-Walnut-Cranberry Cake Make-ahead tip: Bake and completely cool the cake. Wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for up to two days, or wrap in plastic wrap and …

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Pan Glazed Chicken with Basil

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A simple recipe using a few pantry staples makes for a quick and easy gourmet tasting meal. Pan Glazed Chicken with Basil 4 – 4 ounce Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Pepper 2 tsp Olive oil 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp Honey 2 tsp Dried basil Preparation Sprinkle both …

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Pan Glazed Chicken with Basil & Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Cake

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I am getting back into the swing of things after being gone for three weeks. Yesterday was filled with unpacking, laundry and figuring out what was left in the pantry, refrigerator and freezer. I thought I was going to resume my exercise routine today but I have come down with a terrible cough and have …

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Home Sweet Home

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I am back home after spending the past three weeks in NE caring for my mom and dad after mom had a knee replacement. Mom is doing awesome and getting stronger every day. It was a privilege to be there and care for her and dad. The laid back slow pace of recovery allowed the three of us to enjoy quality …

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Individual Chocolate Souffle Cakes

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These taste like they came from a fine restaurant.  Warm chocolate is so comforting.   Individual Chocolate Soufflé Cakes To serve four, use five teaspoons flour and double the remaining ingredients. Doubling the flour would make the base too heavy. Cooking spray 4 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons …

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