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Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote

Heavenly French Toast

When I was recently in Chicago, my family took me to Heaven on Seven for a holiday get together with some friends.  I’d heard about this restaurant for years – especially from my son Dirk – who loves it.  In fact, I was given their cookbook as a gift.   As we approached an office building, I . . . → Read More: Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote

Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup

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Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup is a thick, robust soup perfect for a winter’s evening.  I don’t think I could ever have enough recipes for soup.  There’s something soothing about putting a bunch of ingredients in a pot and watch as it turns into a meal.  Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup is a . . . → Read More: Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup

American Pie Crust

When was the last time you made a pie?  Never or I can’t remember is your answer?  It was the pie crust wasn’t it?  Don’t feel alone. Many a great cook or baker is still intimidated by a pie crust.  Trying to wrangle a few ingredients into a flaky crust that will bake beautifully without . . . → Read More: American Pie Crust

Berries with an Orange Cream Sauce

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This is a delightfully easy dessert sauce to prepare and can be done ahead if you desire. It is perfect for fresh summer fruit and makes a great end to a barbecue or an elegant celebration.

 

 

 

 

3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 cup . . . → Read More: Berries with an Orange Cream Sauce