Monthly Archives: August 2012

Venetian Cake

     Venetian Cake 8 Ounces Almond Paste 2 Sticks Butter- 2 Tablespoons Reserved 1 Cup Sugar 5 Eggs- Separated Whites and Yolks 1 Tablespoon Almond Extract 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce 3 Cups Cake Flour 1 1/2 Tablespoon Baking … Continue reading

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Bella’s Gazpacho Soup

I have never tried, made or ordered Gazpacho soup…EVER!  The question is why o why didn’t I! The bigger question is why didn’t someone tell me it was so darn good! WHY!???  (Yes I am yelling)  What a great way to utilize your fresh veggies … Continue reading

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Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad

I went on a picnic and I brought the most amazing Cranberry, Nut and Jalapeno Chicken Salad, very yummy Home Made Garlic, Sea Salt Bagel Chips with cheese, and a, oh so good Whipped Cream Raspberry Fizz!  It has been a long time since … Continue reading

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Banana Nut Bars

These bars are so easy to make and they don’t have a long list of preservatives and additives.  I feel much better knowing that I am eating and serving my family healthy ingredients and nothing more.  They are a big … Continue reading

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Italian Tomato Grilled Cheese Panini

Summer panini nights is one of my favorite dinners.  Sitting outside with family or friends, hopefully in my swimsuit and a glass of wine in hand.  This panini  hit the spot, packed full of flavor and some heat!  This one will be on the top … Continue reading

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Bella’s Blueberry Tart

Have you noticed the fruit this year is just so good!?  Everything I have bought this summer has been sweet and wonderful, and I am not talking about a farmers market shopping either, I mean in the regular grocery store. … Continue reading

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Sweet & Sour Mix

Drinking a margarita is how The Hubby and I celebrate the start of  summer.  When we have time to sit by the pool and enjoy our backyard, a margarita  is our drink of choice. Our first drink of the year, … Continue reading

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