Chris' Recipes

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Fig Jam

So Bill and I are in California for the 2019 harvest. We rented a house in Yountville and we were elated to discover a healthy and prosperous fig tree in the back yard! California has the perfect climate for growing figs and to our advantage, fresh figs are in peak season mid to late summer […]

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Raspberry Pretzel Dessert, low sugar

During the Holidays there are a lot of tempting treats and desserts around.  I was inspired to make this lower sugar, less “Weight Watcher point” dessert recently so that I had a healthier option at Thanksgiving.  I’ve made layered desserts similarly with full sugar and fat that included strawberries, but this year is different.  I […]

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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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“Lighter” Orange Cupcakes

I was hosting a couple of gatherings last weekend and wanted to serve dessert.  Since we’re trying to cut back a bit, getting ready for swimsuit season I had to put some thought into this!  It was our daughter in law Bri’s birthday – so we had to have cake!  I went with cupcakes because […]

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limoncello Recipe

Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. It is also produced in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Apulia, Sicily, Sardinia, Menton in France, and the Maltese island of Gozo. Although […]

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