Red Potato and Leek Soup

September 24, 2012
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An alternate title to this could be “The Post That Almost Wasn’t”. Man, did I have technical difficulties last week. I know many of my readers are also fellow bloggers so I have a little bit of advice for you guys. (The rest of you can feel free to skip ahead to the next section.) [...]

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Nutella Swirl Banana Muffins

September 14, 2012
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I love it when I have a stroke of genius. (FYI, deciding to add Nutella to make something ordinary extraordinary pretty much always counts as a stroke of genius.) The other day was just like any other in the fact that, surprise!, there we bananas rotting on my counter. Why doesn’t anyone ever bother to [...]

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Blueberry “Green” Smoothie

September 10, 2012
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I know what you’re thinking right now. You’re thinking, “She hasn’t posted anything in over a month and now that she has the house to herself again and plenty of free time, she gives us a green smoothie? Are we being punked?”. But let me assure you, this is no joke. I overindulged in way [...]

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Lightened-up Blueberry Crisp

August 8, 2012
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There are a few reason why I’m not fond of the first week of August. First, there’s the unavoidable realization that it’s going to be fall soon. And fall means rain and impending winter, both of which I loathe. Then, I realize that school starts soon (a very, VERY good thing) but I haven’t prepared [...]

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Chocolate Guinness Cake and the Dreaded Springform Pan

July 30, 2012
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Time for another episode of culinary confessions. I’ve never owned or used a springform pan. Basically because they have always terrified me. When it comes to things I’m afraid to do, baking in a springform pan ranks right up there with canning and using active dry yeast. (Of course there many things I’m much more [...]

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