Monthly Archives: February 2011

Wherefore Art Thou Gnomeo Hi Hat Cupcakes

I brought my 7 year old son and a few of his friends to see ‘Gnomeo And Juliet’ this weekend. If you haven’t seen the film I highly recommend it. It is cute and clever. The movie was packed with … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet. Ice Cream Sundae Pizza.

Need a quick dessert that will make it feel like July in your kitchen? Try this one. Ice Cream Sundae Pizza: Ingredients: 1 pkg chewy fudge brownie mix 1/2 gallon ice cream (I used 1/2 vanilla and 1/2 chocolate chip), … Continue reading

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Quesadilla Pie

I’m gearing myself up for an afternoon at the movies with 9 children. I have nothing left to say. Oh, I do….this Quesadilla Pie is really good. Quesadilla Pie Ingredients: 10 oz can of red or green enchilada sauce (I … Continue reading

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Get The Fèver. Chocolate Chip Cookies With Fèves And Sea Salt.

I cannot believe that I have been writing this blog for a couple of weeks now and I have yet to include a chocolate chip cookie recipe. You see, I am pretty sure that I have a chocolate chip in … Continue reading

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Chicken With Goat Cheese And Basil

I love the Barefoot Contessa cookbooks. I own them all and have never been disappointed with a recipe. Ina Garten delivers straight forward, flavorful food that doesn’t take hours in the kitchen to make. I enjoy watching her on the … Continue reading

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Oreo Martian Cupcakes Are Out Of This World

Eye know….again with the cupcakes. But look at all of this eye candy! I could look at these guys all day long. If I was that French chick, Hélène Smith, I could even chat in Martian with them. These chocolate … Continue reading

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iSing As iMake iCarly Spaghetti Tacos

If you have a tween or two you have probably heard of the popular Nickelodeon show ‘iCarly’. Spencer, the brother of main character Carly, likes to make spaghetti tacos for dinner. The other day a good friend suggested I give … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Ice Cream Bread.

Can you believe it? Ice Cream Bread?? Two ingredients? I couldn’t wait to try this recipe. It worked and it was yummy. The bread is extra fun in that you can choose whatever flavor of ice cream that you like. … Continue reading

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The Winter Of Mixed Drinks.

On a cold winter’s night what can beat sipping some mixed drinks while listening to Frightened Rabbit on the stereo? For me, not much. So recently, I decided to try a bunch of new cocktail recipes. I even made some … Continue reading

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Warm Up With Asian Dumpling Soup And Hot Music

This is the quickest soup EVAH. (Not including opening a can of Campbells). Just add as much veg as you like, drop in the dumplings and presto…soup’s on. Asian Dumpling Soup Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 inch piece of … Continue reading

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