Monthly Archives: September 2011

Grilled Portobello Cheddar Burgers

I cannot watch Rachel Ray for longer than two minutes because her voice grinds a hole in my head. I like her quick recipes, though. This one is no exception. No meat either, just a beefy mushroom coated in cheese. … Continue reading

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Cupcakes! Dark Chocolate Ganache. Caramel Apple.

I haven’t made cupcakes in ages. What’s wrong with me? Here are two recipes that you are going to want to try. The Caramel Apple Cupcakes are just right for this time of year. Vanilla cupcakes filled with cinnamon apple … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls With Spinach Salad And Really Bad Songs

I may be the only person on the planet who likes this, er, um….song. Some people think that it is really bad. I’m sharing it with you because it reminds me that good friends can always make each other laugh. … Continue reading

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Pavlova Cake With Berries And Cream

A friend recently made her daughter a Pavolva Cake for her birthday. She shared the photo and I fell in love. Yesterday was my husband’s birthday so I thought it would be the perfect cake to celebrate his special day. … Continue reading

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Pasta With Corn, Tomatoes, Feta And Parmesan

Who knows what the deal is here? Alright, I need to stop being like Kevin and get on with the recipe. This is a really good pasta dish. I love the fresh corn with the tomatoes. The cool of the … Continue reading

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Your Abuelita Will Go Nuts Over This Mexican Chocolate Coffee Cake

Hey Grandma!!! I love this cartoon. At 3:24 it has my favorite cartoon sound effect ever. That eye/eye/eye noise. Cracks me up every time. You get it again at 4:06. Now, let’s dash off through the forest to grandmother’s house. … Continue reading

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Debut Album From The July 4th. Carrot Cilantro Fritters, Halloumi And Sweet Lemon Dressing.

The July 4th released its debut album, The Planets, earlier this week on September 11th. In ‘The Planets’, band members Brian Bradley & Nicholas Barr put their spin on a seven-movement orchestral suite by the English composer Gustav Holst, written … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Black Forest Icebox Cake.

I grew up eating Yodels. I did not Yodel. But this girl does. I loved Yodels. I’d put them in the freezer and when they were good and hard, I would chew off the chocolate coating. Then I would unravel … Continue reading

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The Clever Music Of Trips And Falls. Cleverly Roasted Crab, Asparagus And Chicken Confit.

I’m always on the lookout for clever music. Something a bit different that makes you think a little while listening. Trips and Falls do clever extremely well. Simple and edgy. Erratic and a little tense. Lyrics that leave you wanting … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

These are some of the best enchiladas I’ve made and I have tried a ton of recipes. The spice/chicken/cheese balance is just right. Chicken Enchiladas Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped fine 2 jalapeños, seeded and chopped fine 1 tsp oil … Continue reading

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