Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cherry Raspberry Streusel Lattice Pie

Ever heard of the Trunk Monkey? No more monkeying around. It’s pie time. Cherry and raspberry are a surprisingly good combination. I love the pecan studded topping. You get sweet, tart and crunch in every bite. Cherry Raspberry Streusel Lattice … Continue reading

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Pear, Roquefort And Sun Dried Tomato Salad With Honey-Ginger Dressing

Moving right along. When I saw that sun dried tomatoes and roquefort were ingredients in this salad, I was immediately intrigued. Add to that the stem ginger, honey and pear and you have a unique and very vibrant tasting salad. … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese And Bacon Sandwiches With Cheese Curds

Have you tuned into Portlandia yet? This television show is insanely funny. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are so freakin’ talented. I love the city of Portland. I love music. I love quirky comedy. Portlandia has it all. Check out … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes With White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing For Your Valentine

These cupcakes are just the thing for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate cupcakes make a good stand in for a box of chocolates. The addition of the white chocolate in the icing makes it a breeze to pipe. I’m not a really … Continue reading

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Cilantro Hummus

Super Bowl Sunday. Any Seinfeld fans out there? This Super Bowl ad is pretty funny. If you are looking for a dip that is just a bit different, try this Cilantro Hummus. In less than 2 minutes you have a … Continue reading

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Beef Taco Ring

No truer words could be spoken. Now tomorrow is going to be split up between the Giants fans and the Patriots fans. I live in New England, so you might have an idea which team I’ll be cheering for in … Continue reading

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Lavash Pizzas with Arugula and Eggplant. Typhoon Is Storming The Kitchen.

One of the creepiest things I ever saw (not to mention the photo in yesterday’s post) was a snake cage at a zoo that had a chameleon inside to serve as the slitherer’s lunch. I’ll never forget the chameleon, perched … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Mini Cookies And Cream Puddings.

Have you seen this viral image? Nothing sweet about it at all. See if you can find the spooky thing in this picture. Ew! Nothing Ew about these sweet little Puddings. Quick and easy. The anti-Ew. The We. Oui. Mini … Continue reading

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Toffee Triple Chocolate Cupcakes With Salted Caramel Icing

E-flat walks into a bar. The bartender says “Sorry, we don’t serve minors”. I live for that kind of humor. (Thanks, Nat!) I live for over the top cupcakes, too. These are the best freakin’ cupcakes I have had in … Continue reading

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