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    Creamy Shrimp Bisque

    Classic and elegant Shrimp Bisque ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Creamy Shrimp Bisque ~ it’s a little bit retro, a little bit ‘ladies who lunch’, but this delicious shrimp chowder is ready for a comeback! Enjoy it as an appetizer in small bowls, or as a light meal with a chunk of bread and a salad.…

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    Homemade Coffee Pudding

    This homemade coffee pudding is a home run. If you love coffee desserts you’re in luck because this easy recipe delivers tummy warming comfort with a jolt of caffeine. And it’s…

  • Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives is a quick and healthy 30-minute meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

    Head to the Greek Isles this week with my Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this quick healthy meal has it all: juicy shrimp, a silky lemon sauce, and rich, briny…

  • orange tofu with rice, in a bowl

    Baked Orange Tofu

    Baked Orange Tofu ~ who can resist crispy, golden cubes of tofu coated in a glossy, sweet-savory orange sauce? This is the gluten-free, vegan, and EASY weeknight dinner you need right…

  • a glazed old fashioned buttermilk doughnut on a cooling rack

    Doughnut Bundt Cakes

    Doughnut Bundt Cakes are a specialty of the house here at the Great Island kitchen, I’ve got one of these irresistible breakfast cakes to fit every doughnut fantasy……

  • Sour Cherry Almond Bars

    Sour Cherry Almond Bars ~ these brown sugar and oatmeal cherry almond bars are officially my new favorite sweet snack.  The cherries are nice and tart, the almond scented crumble dough…

  • scooping up broccoli cheese dip with a piece of toast

    Irresistible Broccoli Cheese Dip!

    Baked Broccoli Cheese Dip is for broccoli cheese casserole lovers who can’t wait for dinner to enjoy their favorite food ever. You’ve got permission to spoil your appetite with this ultimate…

  • Easy Miso Soup Recipe

    Miso Soup is the original health food, it’s an easy, umami rich soup recipe made with fermented bean paste that has been nourishing the Japanese for centuries ~ and you can…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    My quick and easy paleo fruit and nut bread recipe is grain free and dairy free, with no added sugar.  This delicious quick bread is loaded with dried fruits, nuts, and…

  • Eating a bowl of Japanese chicken katsu curry

    Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry Bowl

    Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry is a golden coconut vegetable curry paired with crispy fried chicken cutlets, all in a fluffy rice bowl.  This is pure comfort food, Japanese style.…

  • a slice of lemon layer cake with lemon poppy seed frosting

    Why we love lemon poppy seed everything!

    My favorite lemon poppy seed recipes ~ from muffins to layer cakes, salad dressings, pancakes, and more. We can’t resist this classic combination!…

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    Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara

    Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara is my latest 5-ingredient, 30 minute meal obsession and gives spaghetti and meatballs a whole new meaning.  Yes it’s simple enough to memorize, but don’t worry,…

  • a mug of broccoli Stilton soup on a board

    Broccoli Stilton Soup

    Broccoli Stilton Soup is a luxurious but easy classic British soup, traditionally made with leftover holiday Stilton. It’s a comforting weeknight meal ready in about 30 minutes ~ pair it with some crusty…

  • honey Meyer lemon curd in a jar with spoon and lemons

    Honey Meyer Lemon Curd

    Honey Meyer Lemon Curd is like a burst of mid winter sunshine! This easy recipe is made with vibrant Meyer lemons and wildflower honey for a mellow flavor and cheering color. …

  • A glass of lemon water with sliced lemons

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water ~ I’ve been doing this for a couple of years now and love it, but there’s a lot of misinformation swirling around out…

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    21 Fun Recipes for Bored Cooks

    21 fun recipes for bored cooks ~ get creative in the kitchen with recipes for homemade mayonnaise, cough syrup, chocolate liqueur, and more!…

  • 15 Noodle Bowl Recipes for the New Year

    15 Noodle Bowl Recipes inspired by iconic bowls from Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Rich flavorful broth, amazing noodles, and piles of colorful, healthy toppings make these the 15…

  • raspberry and champagne sorbet

    Raspberry Champagne Sorbet

    Raspberry Champagne Sorbet is the celebratory dessert to end all celebratory desserts. Think New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, graduations, showers, weddings ~ all of life’s big moments should end…

  • sweet and spicy bar mix on a baking sheet

    Sweet and Spicy Bar Mix

    Try my Sweet and Spicy Bar Mix whether you’re celebrating the beginning of a New Year or the end of a busy week, this snack mix recipe will be your best…

  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzels with sprinkles

    Last Minute No Bake Holiday Treats

    These lightning fast no bake holiday treats are the best last minute gifts for family, friends, and Santa. And I’ll tell you what, these 11th hour wonders turn out to be…

  • tangerine scones on a table with fresh tangerines

    Make-Ahead Recipes for Christmas Morning Preppers!

    Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Recipes ~ because Christmas calls for something special on the breakfast table, but nobody wants to be stuck in the kitchen when there’s presents to be opened and…

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    One Classic Cookie Dough – 12 Ways!

    One Cookie Dough – 12 Ways! My signature shortbread cookie dough has been my holiday go-to forever, no wonder I’ve come up with so many variations. This classic cookie recipe is…

  • 3 show stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes ~ want to win Christmas this year? Make one of these fun holiday layer cakes that are specially formulated for maximum impact with minimum fuss. …

  • Best Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

    Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are an enduring classic for a reason ~ the combination of a rich, buttery shortbread cookie filled with silky chocolate ganache just can’t be beat!…

  • gingerbread spritz cookies in a bowl

    Glazed Gingerbread Spritz Cookies

    Glazed Gingerbread Spritz Cookies are fun to make and have a lovely old world flavor. They may be tiny in size, but they’re bursting with Christmas spirit!…

  • Finnish Salmon Soup – Lohikeitto ~ this simple salmon and potato soup is the ultimate 30 minute spring meal, with a light cream broth, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of salmon, and tons of fresh dill!

    Finnish Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto)

    Finnish Salmon Soup, or Lohikeitto, is a simple Nordic salmon chowder and a comforting 30 minute meal made with a light cream broth, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of salmon, and tons of fresh…

  • cardamom buns on a baking tray with cup of coffee

    Swedish Cardamom Buns (kardemummabullar)

    Swedish Cardamom Buns are soft, plush sweet rolls with a fragrant cardamom sugar filling. This easy knotted pastry is beyond delicious and so easy to make, I’ll hold your hand through…