Peanut Butter Brownies

It’s been a little while since I threw chocolate and peanut butter together in a sweet concoction. In fact, it’s been nearly a month since I made the Chocolate...

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Top 10 List: Favorite Cupcake Recipes

Cupcakes have taken on a life of their own over the last five years or so. Chic little shops have popped up everywhere, there are numerous TV shows based...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 5/21/2011

This week it rained and stormed for seven straight days here. Blueprints for an ark were starting to take shape in my mind. Talk about gloomy weather! I was...

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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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