Blueberry Lemon Dutch Baby with Fork vs Spoon

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Work is just about back in full swing.  I spent all week working around the kitchen, receiving stock and getting ready for our opening next week. I even made a few meals for the staff and faculty, only 100 for breakfast and lunch two days so it wasn't too bad.   It's not so much the prep and cooking that bothers me,  100 was a slow day in the … [Read more...]

Italian Strawberry Cake with Cream

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When I think of spring I think of  strawberries, full of flavor and juicy.  I know it's not the height of the season yet, and in fact it's a little early, but because of the warm spring we've had the berries are showing up everywhere!  I managed to get a huge container of organic strawberries for what I would have paid for Driscoll's just a  week … [Read more...]

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake with La Phemme Phoodie and it’s Gluten Free!

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When I first started blogging a few years ago, the friends that I made were from all over the world, it seemed like I knew bloggers on a first name basis in every part of our country, and across the globe.  But I never seemed to find any bloggers in Philadelphia, or at least any that would talk to me.  I use to envy other cites that had there … [Read more...]

Berry Citrus Bread with Eat. Drink. Love.

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It's hard to believe that I've been blogging for over two years,  my blogoversary is technically back in November, that's when More Than A Mount Full went live.   Well, Live might not be accurate, lets say it was up and running, because I don't think there was much life in it....sigh    It was just there, ugly as sin, almost no pictures and the … [Read more...]

Stuffed Chicken Breast In My Restaurant Kitchen

Chicken Stuffed with Crab Meat

Seven days down, five to go!  I'm just past the middle of my twelve day stretch, which includes two 16 hour days,  Ah, the joy of September!  But that's the way it is in schools, we start and end the year in a frenzy of functions.   I understand it, I accept it, but my body does occasionally remind me with aches and pains, that it's getting too old … [Read more...]

Blueberry Lemon Pistachio Scones and Ask Chef Dennis


The weather has been so nice lately (90's and no humidity), that I have been taking advantage of it and doing a little more baking.  I am constantly amazed by the creativity that abounds in our community, just when I think I have seen it all, someone post a new dessert, muffin or bread and the juices start flowing and the hunger sets … [Read more...]