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FRESH FRUIT PAVLOVA

Fresh Fruit Pavlova, the most iconic Australian dessert is my go-to summertime confection. It was named after Anna Pavlova, the Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries, and was reportedly created by an Australian Chef to resemble the lightness of the ballerina herself. And light it is, as the meringue […]

FRESH FRUIT PAVLOVA | Recipe @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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ROASTED VEGETABLE TRICOLORE PASTA SALAD

Continuing my week of yummy summer recipes, today I bring you my recipe for Roasted Vegetable Tricolore Pasta Salad. I serve this as a main dish over a bed of salad greens that have been tossed in a light vinaigrette dressing. It makes for a cool, delicious & nutritious meal, perfect for a summer picnic or […]

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LUSCIOUS APRICOT CRUMBLE

Hello! Today I’m going to share with you my recipe for a Luscious Apricot Crumble. I prepared this delicious, summery dessert last weekend to take to a friend’s house where we enjoyed a wonderful summer supper on his terrace overlooking the Lake Arrowhead golf course. There is a small window when apricots (one of my […]

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HALIBUT EN PAPILLOTE

I love to eat fish but I’ll admit it, cooking fish is not my forté. That’s why I often order it when dining out. I particularly love halibut and knew that my girlfriend Cindy, the guest of honor at the birthday dinner party I recently hosted, loved halibut too. So I decided to serve Halibut […]

HALIBUT EN PAPILLOTE | Recipe by Celia Becker @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL

Greetings! Today I’m sharing my delicious recipe for Golden Bell Pepper Soup With Basil Oil. I made this warm and comforting soup for the birthday dinner party I recently hosted. I’m a soup lover and will make it any time of year. But since we are still experiencing some cold weather here in Lake Arrowhead, […]

GOLDEN BELL PEPPER SOUP WITH BASIL OIL | Recipe @ www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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BRAZILIAN CHEESE BREAD (Pão de Queijo)

Hi there. Last week I took you to the birthday dinner party I hosted. On the menu was Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo) and I promised to give you the recipe. Ever since I first tasted them at the Brazilian BBQ restaurant, Fogo de Chao, I have been trying to perfect the art of making Brazilian […]

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DELICIOUS INDIVIDUAL TIRAMISU

Buonjiorno! As I’ve mentioned on several occasions, Brad & I have a small group of good friends that get together about once a month for what we call our Comfort Food Dinners. Each month the host couple picks a theme and provides the main course. Everyone else contributes to the dinner in keeping with the […]

DELICIOUS INDIVIDUAL TIRAMISU | Recipe | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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PEPPERMINT HOT COCOA GIFTS FROM THE KITCHEN

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Gifts From The Kitchen This week I will be attending my annual Holiday Book Club meeting. This month we read a book that I really enjoyed called Orphan Train. Christina Baker Kline’s smash bestseller is a lovely novel about the search for family that also happens to illuminate a fascinating and forgotten […]

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