Author Archives: marykeys

CHRISTMAS TREE CHARCUTERIE

This is a show stopper for sure and takes a little planning, but the results are worth it!  There’s no one recipe for this appetizer, use what ever you like.  Study the picture to get an idea of how to … Continue reading

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LEMON ITALIAN RICOTTA COOKIES

We love these cookies at Christmas time, but they are delicious anytime of the year!  This makes enough to share (6 to 6 1/2 doz.), so go ahead, indulge and treat your friends!   Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1 cup … Continue reading

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CHICKEN FRANCAISE

This is a classic dish, but it’s also so delicious!  It goes great with mash potatoes or dressing!  The lemony taste with the flour and egg breading makes each bite a delight.  It’s pretty simple so give it a try, … Continue reading

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FILET OF BEEF TENDERLOIN–MAKE IT AHEAD with Creamy Horseradish Sauce

This is such a simple, yet elegant meal and it makes any occasion special.  When ordering a beef tenderloin from a butcher ask for the middle of the center cut of the tenderloin, have them trim and truss the tenderloin … Continue reading

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APPLE POUND CAKE

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups regular sugar 3/4 cup butter, soft 1/2 cup applesauce 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 eggs 3 cups cake flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. salt 2 apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped (such … Continue reading

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