Archive | September, 2013

Iced Italian Wedding Cookies

27 Sep

Eat My Shortbread

Some treats are traditionally reserved for holidays and special occasions — sometimes I love this, because there’s nothing like that once or twice a year pecan pan; but sometimes, you really just need to have a good batch of casual Italian wedding cookies. This recipe yields some of the most wonderful little cookies, a little ball of vanilla perfection, rolled in a sweet icing and topped with rainbow sprinkles 🙂

Cookies
2 sticks butter, room temperature
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 cups all purpose flour
2 tbsp baking powder
2 tbsp vanilla

Icing
1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp vanilla (or anise, if you prefer that flavor)
And sprinkles, if you want them!

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Pre-heat your oven to 350. Combine your butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Mix up the flour and baking powder, then blend into the butter…

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Busy, Busy, Busy Bees!

17 Sep

Long Cliff Vineyard & Winery, Inc.

With Autumn upon us (Pinot Noir Grapes are being harvested today!) we’re now at the beginning of our busiest time of year, and we have LOTS of exciting events going on in the tasting room the next few months! Pull out your day planners, you’re going to want to mark down these dates!

Monday, September 16th: Back to School Bash! Did you save your child’s school supply list? We’re offering FREE WINE TASTING when you bring it into the winery! But WAIT, it just got better! 9/16 you will ALSO be able to get free tasting at Black Willow Winery, Midnight Run Wine Cellars, The Winery at Marjim Manor, and Spring Lake Winery! That’s a FULL day of free tasting! Drop the kids off at school and stop out to see us! But Remember: the School Supply list is the Golden Ticket!

Thursday, September 19th: Danielle…

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Seared Pork Tenderloin with Kale and Apple Salad

6 Sep

Erica De Mane

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Here’s my September recipe for Curves magazine. It’s a pork tenderloin seasoned with rosemary and fennel, paired with kale and apples tossed with a bit of Parmigiano, olive oil, and lemon. And it’s only 400 calories a serving. Have a nice, slimming early fall.

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