Monthly Archives: March 2016

Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes With The Best Vanilla Buttercream Icing

A few weeks ago I organized a dessert buffet for a friend’s birthday party. I thought a bunch of mini cupcakes would be the perfect addition and I had my heart set on finding a new recipe for vanilla ones. … Continue reading

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Creamy Zucchini And Polenta Tart. New Music From Gideon’s Army.

I used to be addicted to soap, but I’m clean now. Punny. Looking for some light spring fare? This Creamy Zucchini And Polenta Tart is a simple and lovely supper that is packed with flavor. The polenta crust (gluten-free, by … Continue reading

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Parmesan Crusted Fondue Grilled Cheese With Pepper Jelly. New Music From Torches.

I’m pretty sure that little guy was not the muse for the Torches tune. The retro flavors of cheese fondue get a modern blast from pepper jelly in this fun rip on grilled cheese. The bread is brushed with garlic … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Cookies. New Music From Delilah Rose and the Gunslingers.

I looked around the internet to see if I could find out the origin of the name Cowgirl Cookies, but was unsuccessful. Cowboy cookies are a thing, too, but no origins found there either. Possibly the addition of oats makes … Continue reading

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Scallops With Lemon Sorbet-Butter Sauce. New Music From Rosie Bans.

Seen recently through my lens. I saw Neko Case in concert (I wrote about it here). She doesn’t allow photos while performing so I just got a shot of her set up. Jennifer O’Connor opened up for Neko Case. She … Continue reading

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Pizza Rolls. Listening To Emilio Pinchi.

Pizza all wrapped up in a roll. That’s what you get with these cheesy Pizza Rolls. Easy and very delicious. Pizza Rolls Ingredients: 1 lb pizza dough 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 1/3 cups marinara sauce 1 1/8 … Continue reading

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Caramel Pecan Carrot Cake. New Music From White Peaks.

I’ve made plenty of carrot cakes in my time but today’s recipe is really different than the usual. The layers are subtly flavored with apple butter and sandwiched with layers of apple butter-cream cheese icing. The cake is drizzled with … Continue reading

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Taco Pie. New Music From Whitecliff.

Eat your taco in pie form with this quick and easy recipe. Pile on the toppings and dig in. Taco Pie Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds ground beef 1 (1 oz) envelope taco seasoning 1/2 cup water 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns. New Music From Wylder.

Good Friday is this week so it is Hot Cross Bun time. This is a really good version with a good balance of spice flavoring the dough. Another delicious recipe that has only currants and a sweet glaze can be … Continue reading

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Chickie Cheese Sandwiches. New Music From New York Tourists.

Oh cuteness! These open-faced Chickie Cheese Sandwiches are perfect for Easter or anytime you want to make someone smile at their ham and cheese. Chickie Cheese Sandwiches Ingredients: 8 slices deli ham 4 tsp mustard 4 black olives, pitted 8 … Continue reading

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