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Breakfast, Pastry

Cinnamon Rolls


 These are amazingly delicious cinnamon rolls that can be made in less than three hours on a Sunday morning for brunch or they can be made the night before, put in the fridge, and baked in the morning. Hope you enjoy!

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Appetizer, Vegetarian

Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms


 I first became aware of making stuffed mushrooms at home in the late 1990’s. I had eaten them at restaurants and receptions, etc. But I had never considered making them at home. A friend of my mother-in-law’s brought them to a party once and I loved them. I never had […]

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Seafood, Vegetarian

Killer Shrimp


 There is a restaurant in Santa Monica called Killer Shrimp that Rob talked about for years. He always went there when he had a business trip to Los Angeles. He raved about it! He described the concept of their signature dish and after searching the internet, I found a close […]

shrimp scampi sauteed in butter and garlic

Shrimp Scampi


 We love this classic Shrimp Scampi. My family loves lots of sauce and lots of lemon, so I have increased the lemon juice and the wine from the original recipe.

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Beef, Pasta



 We never had spaghetti and meatballs at my house growing up. My Mom had a meat sauce recipe from her Grandmother and that was the staple in our house. Rob grew up with spaghetti and meatballs. I’m pretty sure spaghetti and meatballs is the first meal I ever ate that […]


Milk and Honey Bread


 We do love our bread. This is a softer and sweeter bread than my other recipe. These directions use a stand mixer, but you can also make this bread without a mixer. Just bring the dough together in a large bowl until it forms a rough ball. Then you will […]

Barbecue dry aged wagyu flank steak sliced as top view on a burn

Marinated Flank Steak


 This is a wonderful way to cook flank steak and it is extremely versatile. You can slice the steak and serve it with a side dish or two. You can also put the sliced steak on top of a salad, make a steak sandwich, or put it on nachos. Absolutely […]