Chris' Recipes

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Archive for the 'Cake' Category

Baked Apple & Pear Strudel

So you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as many recipes lately.  Trust me, I’ve still been cooking, but have had to reallocate some of my extra time to be the winemakers assistant!  Bill and I have been very busy with the progression of Wandering Cellars and have had a lot going on […]

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Crispy Potato Cakes

Many of you know I try to create dishes based on ingredients that I have on hand in my refrigerator and pantry.  I always try to use up left overs and mashed potatoes are one of those items that can easily be transformed!  I recently prepared these delicious, crunchy potato cakes as a side dish to […]

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Olive Oil Cake

Our friends joined us for a gathering recently at our home for food and wine.  Carrie and James brought an Olive Oil cake that was simply delicious to share for dessert.  After she shared her recipe that she had found on line, I tweaked it slightly using ingredients that I had on hand.  I’ve since learned […]

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Red Velvet Cake

So it’s been a long cold winter in Minnesota!  One of the highlights to break up our colorless season is Valentines Day.  Our friend Simon Hawksworth and his wife Avia who now live in beautiful Calistoga, CA lived in Minnesota a while back and best describes our winters as “like living in a black and […]

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