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Manresa- Culinary Masterpiece

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

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Manresa 320 Village Ln, Los Gatos, CA Exceptional, exquisite, artful, and posh only begin to describe my experience at Manresa. Manresa is a fine dining extravaganza designed to delight all your senses.  Plan to arrive and spend your entire evening here. Complete with attentive servers, sommelier, amazing chefs, and a planned 14 course meal, yes …

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

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If the only thing you’ve done with chia seeds is grow a pet then you’re in for a treat. Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse.   They not only contain omega-3 fatty acids but are an abundant source of fiber 10 grams per ounce, that is 1/3 of your daily value.  Although flax seeds have …

Warm Baked Apple and Cranberry Crisp

Chia Seed Pudding with Fresh Berries

Warm Baked Apple and Cranberry Crisp

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I do get a lot of inspiration from my CSA box.   If not only from the fact of me thinking hmmm…. what to do with this?  This past week I got a berry size container of fresh cranberries.   Honestly, the only time I’ve used fresh cranberries in cooking is at Thanksgiving for the …

Silky Pumpkin Pie

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

Warm Baked Apple and Cranberry Crisp

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Pumpkin Pie is a classic.  I absolutely love the taste of a made from scratch pumpkin pie warm from the oven with fresh whipped cream.  Over the years my mom and I have perfected the recipe.  The spices are now in a perfect balance to offset the raw pumpkin flavor.  And now I share with …

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

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I love to take cooking classes at Sur La Table in Los Gatos.  This past year I took a holiday candy class and learned how to make chocolate bark.  This year for Thanksgiving we have a big group coming over so I thought it would be the perfect time to try out my recipe. Dark …

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

Dark Chocolate Bing Cherry and Almond Bark

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I had an extra can of pumpkin laying around the house. I’m saving the fresh pumpkin in the freezer to make my special homemade pumpkin pie. The family had an early Sunday night dinner so I thought it would be the perfect time to make some cookies, a healthier version with pumpkin, oatmeal and dried …