Monthly Archives: December 2015

Short And Sweet. Chocolate Walnut Brownies.

Ugh. Those light strands drive me crazy. I tried valiantly to resurrect 2 old sets of Christmas lights this past weekend, but they were the one bulb out, all out kind. So, when my husband phoned while he was out … Continue reading

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Tofu Yum-Yum Rice Bowl. New Music From Choir of Young Believers.

How can you not want to make a recipe that has Yum-Yum in the title? Tofu Yum-Yum Rice Bowl was a recipe request in an issue of Bon Appétit earlier this year. A Minneapolis restaurant, World Street Kitchen, evidently kills … Continue reading

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Zucchini Mac ‘N’ Cheese With Garlic Sourdough Crumbs. New Music From Chrystyna Marie.

This is one mighty fine version of Mac ‘N’ Cheese. A surprise layer of shredded zucchini nestles between pasta in a rich, three cheese sauce. The crunchy bread crumb topping is a dreamy contrast to the creamy macaroni. Zucchini Mac … Continue reading

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Laurie Colwin’s Black Cake. New Music From The Missendens.

I have already gushed about my love for Christmas Cake (here) and how it is a completely different animal than the much maligned fruitcakes of the season. Laurie Colwin’s Black Cake was one of the first fruitcakes I made for … Continue reading

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Pita Triangles With Olive Relish. Listening to Makeunder.

For a quick starter with a Mediterranean slant, try this easy recipe for Pita Triangles With Olive Relish. The flavors of lemon, garlic and onion are delicious with the meaty olives. Pita Triangles With Olive Relish Ingredients for relish: 2 … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pancakes. New Music From Sam Means.

I was talking to a friend yesterday who asked if I was excited about the new Star Wars movie. No. Not really a fan. This surprised her since I am really into pop culture. I could take or leave the Star … Continue reading

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Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie. New Music From Nada Surf.

100% Awesome. Yes, that is what this pie is. Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie is one of the best pies I have EVER eaten. It’s a bit like a cake within a pie. The apples are absolutely wonderful tucked between … Continue reading

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Crispy Hot Chicken Salad. Hot New Music From Mleo.

Nah. I’m not sorry. I 💙 punny stuff. I also ❤️ today’s recipe for Crispy Hot Chicken Salad. It has plenty of crunch from celery, water chestnuts, almonds and potato chips. Swiss cheese and mayo lend a nutty creaminess to … Continue reading

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Beef And Broccoli Bowl. New Music From Sugarmen.

This is a terrific and super easy version of beef and broccoli stir fry. The sweet-salty sauce is delicious paired with the tender beef and colorful vegetables. Beef And Broccoli Bowl Ingredients: 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Marshmallow Pops.

What is really great about these fun Marshmallow Pops, other than being really easy and transportable, is that you can customize them for any occasion. Just choose your sprinkle of choice. Team colors, maybe a sparkly blue for Hanukkah, green … Continue reading

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