Monthly Archives: April 2011

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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Bacon Pancake Cupcakes With Maple Buttercream Frosting

These might be some of the best tasting cupcakes I have made. Bacon (candied!), maple syrup, buttercream. Honestly, you cannot go wrong with ingredients like that. Let’s eat!! Bacon Pancake Cupcakes With Maple Buttercream Frosting Cupcake Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Get High On Willie Nelson’s Famous Banana Bread. It’s Smoking Hot.

I’ve seen this recipe for Willie Nelson’s┬áso called Famous Banana Bread around the internet. I can’t quite conjure up the image of Ole Braided Willie baking anything. Maybe Hash Brownies. I love chocolate chips in banana bread. This Bread/Cake has … Continue reading

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Florentine Mac And Cheese With Roasted Chicken Meatballs

I love Mac And Cheese. I particularly liked this recipe since it was so different than my usual mac n’ cheese dinners. The meatballs were really easy to make, too. The addition of fennel gives them a sausage like flavor. … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Strawberry Cream Mess.

More Oreos. I can’t help myself. The strawberries pair perfectly in each creamy, chocolatey bite. Strawberry Cream Mess Ingredients: 4 cups strawberries, divided 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 8 oz Cool Whip 16 Oreos, … Continue reading

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