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Bacon Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich with Smoked Bacon Ranch Spread

Bacon Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

I can’t deny that I like a sandwich, it’s definitely high up on my list of favorite eats. But it has to built with an engineers mind. The bread shouldn’t be too soft and the fillings should be able to stand up to a good savage bite without squishing out the other side and landing on your lap. Sometimes more is not always better.

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Prosciutto and Burrata Pizza with Pistachios

Burrata and Prosciutto Pizza with Pistachios


When the Noshers over at Nosh On It asked me to be part of their pizza party, I started looking for a flight to Boston. Whoa…slow down Gerry, this is a virtual pizza party. Shaking my head. That’s right, Vijay and his team are hosting an all week (pretend) pizza party with a bunch of pizza loving bloggers showing up with their favorite gourmet pizzas!

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Easy Easter Hot Cross Buns

Traditional Easter Hot Cross Buns


Of all the Easter recipes I see every year, hot cross buns are probably my favorite. The sweet and spicy taste always takes me back to when I was a kid. I’d eat them in the weeks leading up to Easter and then be bummed to have to wait another year to see them again.

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Roasted Orange and Lavender Buttermilk Ice Cream

Roasted Orange and Lavender Buttermilk Ice Cream


It only took me three months to make my first ice cream of 2014. There’s no excuse with a climate like Southern California, we’re lucky here and could be eating ice cream any day of the year. 

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