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At Tuscan Gardens®, we put great emphasis on food – the aromas, textures, and flavors. That’s why every day is complemented by exceptional food and signature dining experiences. From our Tuscan Kitchen to beautifully comfortable living spaces, every aspect of our community is designed to feel like home.

We understand how important the kitchen is to our residents, and we carry on the traditions they love. We entertain guests, cook, and bake for fun, visit with friends, share recipes, hold cooking classes and demonstrations – all here, in our Tuscan Kitchen.

Spiced Rum Fruitcake

Spiced rum fruitcake is a staple at Michael’s holiday party. Michael is the Culinary Services Director at Tuscan Gardens. Thank you for sharing this recipe […]

Sour Cream Salad

Gloria, a resident at Tuscan Gardens, made this salad for Thanksgiving and Christmas with her family. It was a yearly tradition. Thank you for sharing […]

Flounder Puttanesca

Flounder Puttanesca Print Ingredients Four 5 oz flounder fillets* Cooking spray 1 1/2 tsp Olive Oil 1 cup Yellow Onions, Thinly Sliced 1 tbs Garlic, [...]

Melon & Prosciutto Salad

Melon & Prosciutto Salad Print Ingredients 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 tbs balsamic vinegar 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp. 4 cup Arugula [...]

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi Print Ingredients 2 lbs Shrimp (12 to 15 per pound), peeled and deveined, tail on 3 tbs Olive Oil 2 tbs Dry [...]

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore Print Ingredients 4 Boneless Chicken Thighs 2 tsp Black Pepper 1 tsp Granulated Garlic 1/2 c All-Purpose Flour 3 tbs Olive Oil 3 [...]

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Yield: 3 dozen Print Ingredients ¼ cup light brown sugar ¾ cup white sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp almond extract [...]

Brown Sugar and Black Pepper Glazed Ham

Brown Sugar and Black Pepper Glazed Ham Yield: 12 servings Print Ingredients 7 lbs fully cooked bone-in ham 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tbs [...]

5 Ingredient Peppermint Bark

5 Ingredient Peppermint Bark Yield: 1¼ pounds Print Ingredients 8 oz semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces 2 tsp canola oil, divided ½ tsp peppermint extract, [...]

Brisket with Gravy

Brisket with Gravy Yield: 10 servings Print Ingredients 5 lbs beef brisket 1 tbs ground black pepper 1 tbs Kosher salt 3 cups water 1 [...]