For This Child I Prayed

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Lauren’s Story: My husband and I married 8 years ago, and at the altar I joked that kids would come 2 to 3 years down the line. That would be time…

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Pork Tacos for a Crowd

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

She Braise I used to not think of myself as a performance oriented person. I used to think of myself as having a laid back nature and not…

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The Power of Risotto: Easy as 4 to 1

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Risotto is one of those rich side or main course dishes found usually at special occasion Italian restaurants, but likely not on your menu at home. Am I…

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Chocolate Ice Box Pie

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.                        1 Thessalonians…

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Chocolate Ganache

Monday, August 31, 2015

Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And…

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Roasted Fennel for the Fans – and the Explorers!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Growing up, our mothers used to say, “Eat your vegetables!” As adults, we can thank them because they were right. Countless research studies report increased vegetable consumption as…

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Chocolate Shot Cookies

Thursday, February 26, 2015

“But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. …

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Cannellini Bean and Tuna Salad

Monday, January 26, 2015

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.”   – 1 Peter 5: 6 After I graduated from The Culinary Institute…

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Festive Winter Salad

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Southern Italian and Italian American ritual of celebrating the “Feast of the Seven Fishes” evolved from the Catholic practice of abstaining from eating meat on Christmas Eve. …

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Pomegranate Pavlova – En Pointe!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Anna Pavlova was a famous Russian ballerina in the late 19th and early 20th century. Her frame was smaller than the typical ballerina, including her feet. Standing “en…

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