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January 11, 2024
I’m part Italian and one of my favorite, easy, quick and delicious dinners is making a delicious pasta puttanesca for my family. This is one is so easy and so satisfying. It is salty and savory and perfect for a night when you want to make something quick and don’t quite feel like cooking. I …

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January 9, 2022
I love a good soup. There is nothing like enjoying a cup or bowl of soup on a cold wintry night. This lentil and kale soup is perfect after a day outside in the snow or coming in after shoveling the driveway. It is hearty, filling and has a lovely combination of spices that seem …

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February 26, 2019
One of my favorite things about social media is learning about new recipes. A couple of months ago, a recipe for something called a Tornado Cake, came across my feed. As I researched it further, I discovered that there are so many different versions and edits to this recipe. As I read over the recipes, …

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June 29, 2015
Summer time brings warm weather and that means eating plenty of cool foods in our household. One of my favorites is tabouli (or taboulli or taboulleh- depends who you talk to). This is my simple homemade tabouli recipe that is an easy salad and always a crowd pleaser.  I’m here to tell you that it …

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December 15, 2014
  Fudge is a holiday classic around here and we love to make during this time of year as gifts for friends and family treats. This recipe is easy and you can certainly substitute any type of chocolate chips. Try your own combinations including mint chips, butterscotch, semi-sweet chocolate and white chocolate. Our favorite is …

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August 13, 2014
Overnight, it seems we are pulling cucumbers out by the dozen these days. That can only mean one thing, it’s pickle making season here at Tilly’s Nest. I love to make these simple refrigerator dill  pickles. There is no canning or hot water bath to immerse these babies in. Simply wash your jars and lids …

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