Calzones

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Homemade dough (find here: http://createtv.com/recipe/pizza+dough ) filled with meatballs and sausage.  Nothing fancy but definitely a crowd favorite.

Chicken Marsala w Salad

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Chicken Marsala is another household staple around here.  This is totally one of Pete’s mom’s go-to recipes and we love it just as much.  Here is a recipe that is pretty …

Macarons

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Redemption!  This is what a batch of macarons looks like.  They were still a little hollow inside (not a good sign) but it’s a start.  The filling is Nutella. Next …

Chocolate biscotti

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I love anything that goes with coffee or tea. Biscotti has to be in the top 5 and if it has chocolate then it could easily be number one. This …

Cheese puffs

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Cheese Puffs! Gougère if you want to be fancy (and I do!) It’s a good thing that this recipe makes so many because people eat them by the handful! I …

Baklava

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This can be a bit of a project but I’ve made it so many times now there are a few shortcuts I’ve picked up along the way. (Don’t butter every …