Cristina Ferrare

BREW AN AMAZING CUP OF ESPRESSO COFFEE

 

 

I’m obsessed with my Bialetti Italian coffee maker to make espresso coffee. As a child, I can remember my grandfather brewing his coffee in the one he brought with him from Italy. That coffee brewing and the aroma woke up all my senses! I was too young to have coffee but the memories live on. He would sneak a little into my milk when my mom wasn’t looking! 🙂 Read more »

PEACH CAESAR SALAD

Summer Peach Caesar Salad

Another perfect way to enjoy fresh juicy summer peaches!

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR DOG COOL AND OTHER SUMMER SAFETY TIPS

 

 I’m concerned about pets who suffer and die from the heat during the hot summer.

The temperature gauge outside my home here in California says 112 F. It’s been that high for two days now with no end in sight.

I want to share an article from, “Dogs Naturally Magazine”, on how to keep your pets safe during hot summer months. I love this magazine, my favorite for the most up to date research, articles, and information regarding your pets. Read more »

4th Of July

Happy Independence Day! Freedom isn’t free, it cost many the ultimate sacrifice. Our family is deeply grateful to all our military men and women, past, present and future and their families for the freedoms we have.  We celebrate our freedom and you! Thank you!

God Bless America!  

BAKED BEANS

BAKED BEANS

8 SERVINGS

Here is a healthier version of everyone’s favorite side, baked beans. The beans are baked for a full 6 hours in the oven at 225 F to bring out all the natural juices and flavor of slow-cooked beans. Read more »

Curry Carrot Soup

Curry Carrot Soup

CURRY CARROT SOUP

This is one of my favorite “go to” recipes when I want something comforting with tons of flavor. It’s super easy to prepare and I usually have everything I need right in my pantry and fridge to make it whenever the urge strikes. It makes an elegant looking dish with great eye appeal especially after it’s been garnished with the toasted coconut, apples and, walnuts. I’ve served this at dinner parties as a first course and it’s always a big hit. Most important my family loves it so I’m a happy girl.

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