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Crostini with fresh kale and lemon

In Italian, the word crostini means “little toasts,” which is an accurate description. Crostini are made by thinly slicing bread, typically plain white bread, and toasting or grilling it so that it becomes crispy. The slices can be drizzled with … Continue reading

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Potato-filled Empanadas (baked – not fried)

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I’ll bet you think crepes originated in France. Being of Scottish and Irish descent, I must tell you that crepes first originated in Brittany, a former Celtic kingdom, which is now a northwest region of France. Today, crepes are considered … Continue reading

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Flower Pot Bread

Robin and I recently took a short retreat to Cambria. During our retreat, we ate at the Sow’s Ear on Main Street, just down from our B&B. The food was good, and their bread was amazing.

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Super Bowl Nacho Dip

This is a hot, tasty dip that I make for Super Bowl Sunday and the first time I am sharing it.

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Spanakopita Bread

Spanakopita literally means “spinach pie” in Greek. So why do I call this “bread”?

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  While enjoying breakfast one morning at one of my favorite restaurants, Bonnie Lu’s Country Café in Ojai, I wondered about the difference between a restaurant and a diner. So, when I got home, I asked a couple of friends … Continue reading

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