Monthly Archives: April 2011

Slow Cooker Ravioli And Meatballs

Spring sports season has begun. Two of my boys are in baseball leagues and the other is in lacrosse. From now till the middle of June we won’t be getting home until after 7:30 most nights of the week. That’s … Continue reading

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Coconut Blondies With Toffee And Chocolate Chips

I’m on a chocolate chip roll. (Mmmm….chocolate chip rolls. Now there’s an idea.) Here’s another really good dessert that easily feeds a crowd. Coconut Blondies with Toffee and Chocolate Chips Ingredients: 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened 1 1/2 cups firmly … Continue reading

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One Bowl Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies

The Dude Abides. Yes, one bowl made me think almost immediately of bowling which made me think of The Big Lebowski. I love, love, love the scene where The Dude is relaxing by listening to recordings of bowling tournaments. I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Not only do these cupcakes look amazing, but they taste incredible. I have pretty good will power yet wouldn’t put it past me to devour the entire two dozen myself. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Ingredients for the cupcakes: 3 … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. M&M Ice Cream Sandwich Cake.

The kids are in school. Their Easter Baskets are unattended. Only one thing to do. Make some friends to keep me company. Mmmmm…..Cadbury Eggs and Peeps. Mmmmmm…..Cadbury Egg eating a Peep. Oooooh. Reese’s Cups are in those baskets, too. Okay … Continue reading

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Beef Fillet Provençale With Marinated Zucchini And Goat’s Cheese Salad

This is a simple menu that’s full of flavor. It takes no time at all to prepare, which makes it ideal for a quick, yet elegant dinner. The goat cheese is really delicious with the vegetables. I love the cheese … Continue reading

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Cake Pops And Indie Pop

I’m sure you have seen cake pops all over the place. They really are the cutest things. The best place to start for all things cake pop related is Bakerella. Her new book is really fantastic and offers tons of … Continue reading

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Victoria Sponge Cake

Did you know that there is a royal wedding coming up? Oh, I guess there is just a wee bit of media buzz going on to that effect. Personally, I could care less. I just don’t get the obsession with … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns. All Spiced Up Nigella Style.

I always make Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday. It’s about the holiest I am going to get today. This recipe for Hot Cross Buns comes from Nigella Lawson and has a nice balance of spices. It is not quite … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup With Crispy Capers And Oregano

When life brings you robins that fly incessantly into your windows (keeping you awake from the crack of dawn until you give up and get up), you will feel better if you make soup. And sing. Just not ANY of … Continue reading

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