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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

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Pickled Cranberries

Without a doubt, pickling is my favorite way to use November's seasonal cranberries. These little red pearls of pure spicy yum have...

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole is classic childhood comfort food. This is true even when I choose to forget that in my huge family of the...

Sage: Harvesting and Freezing

I make my Vegetarian Soup Stock from October through to summer food (June), so big sprigs of fresh sage are always just plain necessary....

Pear Custard Pie

Elegant, beautiful, delicious! And sooooo easy!!! The custard whirrs up in the blender and the entire confection comes together quickly...

Oven “Sun Dried” Tomatoes

After receiving a jar from a friend last week (they were delicious!!) I could not resist making these myself. Homemade and farm fresh...

Peach Salsa

My Lake Michigan resort town, before it was a tourist vacation destination, was a lumber and fruit center, shipping to ports everywhere...

White Bean, Spinach and Tomato Bake

This is adapted from a Pinterest recipe, with the amount of cheese reduced, the tomato and spinach quantity increased and the white beans...

Alfredo Kale and Shallot Pizza

Ripped from NYT Cooking, which hides behind a paywall so will not pin to Pinterest for ease of reference, therefore I am posting here....

Sweet and Sour Pickled Red Onions

Perfect for adding tang to hummus wraps, salads, charcuterie, grilled sandwiches and just snacking fingers to mouth ooo la la straight...

Elaine’s Perfect Every Time Hummus

Tried and true after decades of preparing in my inn's kitchen, stick with this recipe and you will never buy hummus pre-made again. Just...

Mushroom Puff Pizza

A delicious mix of savory flavors is addicting here, with the magic of balsamic vinegar, soy sauce and a bit of dark brown sugar in the...

Zucchini Salsa

Put up this smoky, sweet-peppery, slightly spicy, cilantro-infused chili style salsa when September overflows with zucchini, tomatoes and...

Cindy’s Potato Salad

My wondeful friend Cindy suggested that we make potato salad. This, of course, started a discussion (that included web scrolling) about...

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