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Mushroom Barley Risottos

I love risotto. Like, love risotto. The sausage and mushroom risotto that I have been making for years is one of my very favorite splurges. I love how tender...

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Ears, Books & Ginger Ale

The bulk of my week so far has consisted of the following: - My ears being poked and proded at the doctor’s… - Multiple trips to the pharmacy… -...

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Soba Noodle Stir-Fry with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce

Alternate title for this post: “Me, trying really hard to eat healthier”. Over the past six months or so I have been trying to make small, incremental changes to...

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Top 10 List: Favorite Ice Cream Recipes

Ahh, ice cream. One of my very favorite comfort foods. In the summer, nothing beats a trip to the local ice cream stand for my standard order – a...

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The Weekend Dish: 5/14/2011

Do you feel summer creeping into your neck of the woods yet? A string of days in the 70′s here definitely has me feeling it. I’m loving the warm...

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Raspberry Streusel Bars

Crumb bars. Pie bars. Crumble bars. Streusel bars. God I love summer. All of the fruit. And pies. And tarts. And buttery, flaky, streusel-y bars like these. It’s my...

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Gazpacho

We all know that I am most definitely not the queen of vegetables. I’m barely the princess of semi-healthy. But I’ve been trying. Really, I have. I’m making a...

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