January 23, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Chocolate Pecan Cake: Queen of Hearts

  With Valentine’s Day coming up,  it’s time to follow through on my promise to share the recipe for this scrumptious chocolate pecan cake.  I found the recipe that inspired this cake in Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking by … Continue reading

Enchiladas cookbook

December 12, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Book Review: Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

  Ever since I moved to California in the late 1970’s,  I have been wanting a really good cookbook for Mexican food.  I don’t mean just a few recipes, but a reference book that explains all the key ingredients of Mexican … Continue reading

blood orange banana bread

November 23, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Blood Orange Banana Bread

This  Blood Orange Banana Bread smells divine!   Well, all banana bread smells great, but THIS banana bread has blood orange olive oil in it and the aroma of the citrus is heavenly!   I’m going to share the recipe for … Continue reading

Virtual Fried Rice

October 27, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Four Creative Potato Recipes for National Potato Day

Today is National Potato Day!  Baked or mashed, scalloped or french fried,  potatoes are family favorites.  It’s fun to try creative new potato recipes once in a while,  just to add a little spice to life! Here’s a dish that … Continue reading

Nutmeg Mushroom Quiche

October 25, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Nutmeg Mushrooms Baked Into Quiche and a Mushroom Farm Tour

Mushrooms are the perfect addition to a quiche. Today I made Nutmeg Mushrooms and layered them on top of a quiche with caramelized onions,  diced ham, and Cabot Alpine Cheddar Cheese.  I’ll be sharing the recipe for both the Nutmeg Mushrooms and … Continue reading

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