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THE ABSOLUTE BEST EVER WEDDING DINNER MENU

Greetings! As you probably know if you’ve been following along here at After Orange County, in September my son married his longtime sweetheart in a beautiful ceremony that took place at out home in Lake Arrowhead, California. I’m finally getting around to blogging more about this wonderful event. We designed the absolute best ever wedding […]

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FREEZE DRIED SWEET CORN COOKIE RECIPE

Hi there! Today I’m really excited to be sharing a Freeze Dried Sweet Corn Cookie Recipe. It’s a really special and unique recipe that has been adapted from one developed by famed pastry chef, Christina Tosi of Milk Bar fame. You see, the last time I was visiting my DC dwelling son, we went to dinner […]

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EASY INDIVIDUAL MINI CHEESECAKE RECIPE

Greetings and thanks for stopping in. Today I’m sharing my Easy Individual Mini Cheesecake Recipe. It’s a recipe that makes a perfect dessert for a 4th of July party because it’s simple and quick to make, and it serves a crowd. It’s Red, White & Blue in color, and it comes in individual servings so […]

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THE MOST DIVINE CHERRY PIE RECIPE

Hi there! I can’t tell you how excited I am to have developed the most divine cherry pie recipe. I didn’t even know that I liked cherry pie. In fact, until this week I would have told you I disliked it, a lot. On the other hand I really like fresh cherries. But wouldn’t you […]

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SCRUMPTIOUS STRAWBERRY UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE

Welcome! Today I’m going to share with you my absolutely scrumptious Strawberry Upside-Down Cake recipe. I’ve made it twice lately, first for my Healthy Cooking Group who absolutely LOVED it. Our theme this month was healthy, fresh & summery. Well, I’ll admit this recipe might not have been the most healthy dessert I could have made, […]

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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 […]

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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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EASY ALMOND CAKE

Easy Almond Cake Recipe Almond extract is one of my favorite flavorings. I like to add it to whipped cream, to smoothies, to my Pavlova recipe, to Ambrosia, to my sugar cookie dough, etc. So, when I tasted a delicious Almond Cake at one of the homes I visited on the recent Lake Arrowhead Kitchen […]

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