Monthly Archives: May 2011

17 Pygmies. One Flourless Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Glaze.

I keep asking myself “How did I not know about 17 Pygmies?”. Concept albums. Experimental space rock. Haunting music filled with drama. This stuff has my name written all over it. Somehow I missed the album ‘Celestina’ when it came … Continue reading

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Ottmar Liebert. Crispy Tofu With Soba, Garlic And Broccoli.

Best Mother’s Day ever this year! This past Sunday I got to see one of my all time favorite guitar heroes in concert. That hero would be Ottmar Liebert. I have loved Ottmar Liebert ever since I stumbled upon his … Continue reading

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Baseball Cupcakes

These cupcakes are the other baseball themed items I made for last Saturday’s baseball game bake sale. They looked awfully cute. The cookie recipe is the one I used for the Baseball Cookie Pops. The cupcakes start with a mix … Continue reading

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Baseball Cookie Pops

I made these Baseball Cookie Pops for a bake sale this weekend and they were very popular. I’m always on the lookout for rolled cookie dough recipes that are not only easy to work with, but also taste really good. … Continue reading

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Maple Candied Bacon And Robot Eggs In Toast

I was going to share the fun baseball goodies I prepared the other day, but then I made breakfast today. Oh, was it good. My kids have not stopped raving about the maple candied bacon. I loved how easy it … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. The Most Delicious Lemon Possety Kind Of Dessert.

When I was in Scotland visiting relatives last summer, my husband’s cousin whipped together this lemon dessert for us. It is fascinating that lemon juice, sweetened condensed milk and heavy cream react together and thicken into this lovely, pudding-like consistency. … Continue reading

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Blond Brownie Caramel Cups

I’ve got bake sales on the brain. For tomorrow I’m making a whole bunch of baseball themed treats to sell at a fundraiser during my son’s baseball game. As soon as I post this I’ll be hitting the batter. Ha! … Continue reading

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Margarita Cupcakes

Eat your tequila. Not something that you heard your mother say much when you were growing up. These margarita cupcakes taste like the cocktail, but are alcohol free so even the little ones can indulge. Margarita Cupcakes Ingredients: 2 cups … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas. Ole!

Almost Cinco de Mayo time. Here is a good recipe for chicken enchiladas. I’ve tried all sorts of variations, but this is the first I’d seen with refried beans in the sauce. Nice. Alton Brown’s Cheese Soup is delicious, but … Continue reading

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Piñata Cake. Fun. Fun. Fun.

Cake and candy hidden under a chocolate dome. How fun is that? Grab a hammer and take a swing. Piñata Cake Ingredients: 1 baked 8 inch cake Icing of your choice to frost the cake 1000g chocolate to melt for the … Continue reading

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