Burnt Almond Torte Cake

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Thank you Huffington Post for declaring the Burnt Almond Torte Cake “The best cake America has made”. And it’s so true! I first had a taste of almond torte at my friends wedding last year in Pittsburgh. For weeks she was raving about how amazing almond torte is..how decadent and full of almond flavor it […]

Farmers Market Baked Ziti with Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Just one more heirloom tomato recipe before we dip into soups and pumpkin. As soon as September 1st hit, the web was saturated with all things pumpkin. Which I love because that just means it’s closer to my birthday (Halloween if you’re wondering) and don’t ask me how old I’m turning. I stopped counting last […]

Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms

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It took not 1, not 2, but 3 different stores to find squash blossoms! I have been obsessed with making stuffed squash blossoms ever since I did it for the 1st time last year. But it was a total flop! I followed someone else’s instructions of boiling them for a few seconds. Which makes sense, […]

Spring Leek and Pea Risotto #HealthySpring @KitchenIQ

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Oh it has only been several months since I crossed off another dish from my Culinary Bucket List. I have made risotto only once before but never blogged about it. I did, however, take detailed notes and took my time this time. See the first time I made risotto I was bustling over the stove […]