Author Archives: Mary Moccia

About Mary Moccia

Mother, wife, friend, but most of all Gram! Love learning the craft of cooking and food preparation and expanding my knowledge by using my palate and creativity!

TRADITIONAL KEY LIME PIE WITH WHIPPED CREAM AND RASPBERRY SAUCE

Nothing taste as good as a good Key Lime Pie, and I have to tell you, this is the best my friends! Smooth and silky with a tart, yet sweet taste will bring you back to the Florida Keys! A … Continue reading

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BEEF STEW WITH GUINNESS STOUT BEER

Homemade beef stew is jam-packed with flavor. The Guinness Stout Beer gives it a complexity of flavor and the broth is delicious! Good anytime of the year and is truly comfort food! INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons & 1/4 cup olive oil … Continue reading

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EASY PEACH CAKE (OR APPLE)

This is a delicious cake that can be made with fresh peaches or fresh apples, whatever is in season. Easy to put together and bakes up to the most delicious cake! It resembles a peach cobbler! Serve with ice cream … Continue reading

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CHICKEN MARBELLA

This is a classic dish and has a complexity of flavor.  The marinade is the key to the flavorful taste of the chicken.  The sweetness of the prunes mixed with the saltiness of the olives and capers combine to send … Continue reading

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SPICED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH APRICOTS AND RAISINS

A one-pan dinner that hits all the right notes. Fruity and peppery, this dish will lighten up your tastebuds. Dried apricots and golden raisins enrich the flavor n the sauce and this dish comes together great with the chicken! Serve … Continue reading

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