Monthly Archives: August 2011

Funfetti Cupcakes

I was going through my food photo files (I now officially take more shots of food than of my children. Sad? I don’t know. Maybe I should take pictures of them eating to combine my love of the two.) and … Continue reading

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Black And White Rice Krispie Treats

Sometimes you just have to have a Rice Krispie Treat. These dual colored ones are fun to look at as well as eat. Black and White Rice Krispie Treats Ingredients: 4 Tbs butter, divided 1/3 cup bittersweet chocolate chips 1 … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi With Rosemary, Grape Tomatoes, Olives And Potatoes

I made this for dinner last night and it was insanely good. The salty play of the cheese against the sweetness of the tomatoes was especially nice. Grilled Halloumi With Rosemary, Grape Tomatoes, Olives And Potatoes Ingredients: 1kg baby new … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m always on the lookout for great chocolate chip cookie recipes. I think my favorite is this recipe, but sometimes I want a more basic chocolate chip cookie. I’m a butter person, but I know that shortening provides added texture … Continue reading

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Strawberry Streusel Muffins

Just the thing to start off the week. This silly video goes out to my kiddiewinks who absolutely love it. Alright, if that wasn’t just the thing to start your week, then how about this? Moist, berry filled muffins. I … Continue reading

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Tortellini With Roast Beef And Broccoli In Red Wine Vinaigrette

Who knew this recipe would be so delicious? I needed something fast for dinner and this is “Cookbook” month, where I try to make at least one recipe from every cookbook I own. Insane and impossible, but then that is … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Trifle With Stout Cake, Cream, Liqueur And Toffee.

At some point when you are making the Guinness Cupcakes or the Belhaven Cupcakes, you might wonder what to do with all of the cake scraps besides eating them on the spot. Well, have I got a solution for you! … Continue reading

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Texas Burgers With Cherry Tomato Salsa And Grilled Vegetables

I lived in Texas for three years and absolutely loved it. I grew up in the northeast, so it was a thrilling change. Texas is like its own little world. I miss the food. Tex-Mex and Cajun influences abounded. So … Continue reading

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Happy Red Velvet Cake Balls. Really Sad Songs.

Greetings and Salutations! Time to balance some happy baking with some sad music. Apron and tissues optional. You might remember that I posted about Cake Pops before. I included some photos and instructions on making cake balls in that Cake … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Quiche

This video has absolutely nothing to do with Cheeseburger Quiche, or anything at all for that matter. It’s just freakin’ hilarious. My daughter sent the video link to me in an email titled BUY THIS!!!! I don’t know…the fact that … Continue reading

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