My favorites

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My favorites

White Chocolate Caramel Bars

 That’s close to all myfavorites in one treat. This was an immediate hit with my family, therefore … next time, I’m making a double batch
Mini Mac ‘N Cheese Bites

Mini Mac ‘N Cheese Bites

deluxe macaroni and cheddar dinner with creamy cheddar cheese sauce. deluxe macaroni and cheddar dinner with creamy cheddar cheese sauce
Corn and Zucchini Quiche

Corn and Zucchini Quiche

 A yummy quiche made with very thinly sliced zucchini and fresh summer corn.  I saw this recipe at My I Have That Recipe
Apple Galette with Caramel Sauce

Apple Galette with Caramel Sauce

I have a love affair with anything caramel. caramel candy, caramel apples, caramel ice cream. Homemade caramel sauce, though, has to top it all
Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

I'm always amazed when this dessert comes out of the oven. The batter is bathed in boiling water before baking but results in a very cake-like-looking product
Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

One of my favorite restaurants in town is India Palace. In an effort to save my knees (ha. I love their samosas, their naan, their lassis
French Bread

French Bread

The feel of the dough in my hands, magically expanding in just a couple of hours, then transformed into the perfect loaf
Flan

Flan

To go with my Tex-Mex dinner, I made flan for dessert. It was rich and creamy and oh so good. I've never made flan before - the caramel part kind of intimidated me
Scallops

Scallops

I love scallops. Their texture is tender, their taste is so sweet, they're easy to cook, and they adapt well to all kinds of flavors
Crab Wontons

Crab Wontons

The Crab Wontons struck my fancy, and I couldn't wait to try them for myself. My friend, Donna, loves Crab Rangoons, an alias of this delectable little bite
Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

My aunt had given me a fajita marinade many years ago. I like fajitas, but I usually only make chicken fajitas

Fruit Tart

My favorite brother (okay, my only brother. but he would be my favorite anyway. With berry season in full swing, I turned to JoyofBaking
Pancakes

Pancakes

Fluffy, light-as-a-feather pancakes and applewood-smoked bacon (my favorite kind of bacon) was a perfect breakfast
Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Giving my ice cream maker another workout. My frozen treat menu is growing. We won't mention my hips. Watermelon season is in full-swing, and I was wanting to give a watermelon sorbet a try
Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Knowing I'm always on the lookout for quick and delicious dinners, my mom called me about a month or so ago with a recipe for lemon sauce she'd tried and fell in love with
Butter Tarts

Butter Tarts

With so many recipes available for them, my favorite has turned out to be the one I use for pecan pie
Vanilla Yogurt Cake with Orange Glaze

Vanilla Yogurt Cake with Orange Glaze

  I saw this on one of the food photo sites, and my mouth immediately started watering.   It's moist and perfect with a cup of tea or, like today, with my morning coffee
Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

This is another one of those favorite family recipes I remember my grandmother and my mom making.   It's one of my all-time favorite desserts, partly because of the caramel sauce since I'm one of the world's biggest fans of caramel
Butter Bits

Butter Bits

This recipe came from a wonderful friend of my family who passed away several years ago.   She gave my mother this recipe when I was a little girl, and they were my favorite cookie for a long time
Gnocchi with Sage Butter

Gnocchi with Sage Butter

I've had my share of bad gnocchi.   Well, I finally decided I wanted to try my hand at making them about a year or so ago

German Beef Stew

  My mother makes a wonderful traditional beef stew, with potatoes and peas, etc.   It doesn't replace the traditional, but it's a nice addition to my stew repertoire
Toffee Crunch Muffins

Toffee Crunch Muffins

  They're so easy to mix together and bake without much clean-up, it's a great answer to my everyday question of  "What shall I make today