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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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WHITE PEACH CRISP

Hi there! Thanks for stopping in today. You may remember I mentioned recently that I had a little dinner party for a friend visiting from New Zealand. I served a delicious White Peach Crisp for dessert that night and I promised to share the recipe with you. Well today I’m doing just that. I love […]

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KIWI MINT SORBET

Happy Mother’s Day! As you may recall if you follow along here regularly, I participate in a Healthy Cooking Group, It’s just 6 girlfriends who enjoy eating in a healthy fashion, and we use our monthly dinners to teach each other new recipes and things about health as it relates to food. This month our […]

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VALENTINE MARSHMALLOW TREAT RECIPE

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately you know that my cousin and her family recently joined us at Stone Hill Cottage. We celebrated an early Valentine’s Day with them and I made my Valentine Marshmallow Treat recipe for the kids. It’s my take on traditional Rice Krispie Treats with a twist. I add […]

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ITALIAN EASTER PIE

CIAO.  Buona Pasqua! |Happy Easter| Today, as I look forward to making my traditional Italian Easter Pie again this year, and to sharing the recipe with you…… I find myself taking a little sentimental journey to Florence, Italy.  That is because ever since I stayed at the world renowned Villa San Michele in Florence…… I […]

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