Tag Archives: special occasions

Balsamic Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

By Katherine Strawberries may only be in season in California or Florida right now, but this is still a great Valentine’s Day dessert. It’s simple and can be made in advance. Also, it won’t weigh you down and goes great … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Birthday Meals

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always involves steak and potatoes. While it’s best to find crab only in Maryland and only in the summer, one year we splurged and found some packaged lump blue crab meat for a crab dip appetizer. … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Christmas Eve Dinner

You can always tell who grew up in an Italian-American family. They’re the ones at the fish counter on Christmas Eve. Here’s what my family has each year. Follow it up with a nice slice of ricotta cheesecake, if you … Continue reading

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