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White Sangria

After what seemed like two solid weeks of nothing but grey skies and a pounding rain, the clouds have lifted and we are looking at a stretch of days...

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Favorite cakes

Top 10 List: Favorite Cake Recipes

A couple of weeks ago I decided to put together a series of posts highlighting my favorite recipes from some categories where I have dozens to choose from. I...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 5/7/2011

This past week was mightily consumed with all sorts of Mexican food and drink goodies leading up to Cinco de Mayo on Thursday. I love Mexican food, so I...

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Kentucky Derby Chocolate Bourbon Walnut Pie

Ahh, the Kentucky Derby. The gorgeous horses. The big, elaborate hats. The mint juleps. It’s an American (albeit a bit southern) tradition. Me? I of course will go straight...

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Margarita Cupcakes

Happy Cinco de Mayo! The one day a year when we can stuff ourselves full of chips, salsa, guacamole and margaritas. It’s a little bit of a foodie nirvana....

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{book} Food Matters by Mark Bittman: Readalong?

One of my goals for this year is to read at least one book a month, and in an effort to do so I have been selecting books at...

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Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa

The first time I went to a truly authentic Mexican restaurant, I got my socks knocked off when the customary bowl of chips and salsa arrived at the table....

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