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Beer Cornbread

In Beverages, Breads, Side dish, Vegetarian On January 7, 2014 7 Comments

I’m particular about my cornbread (Shocking! Since I’m never particular, about anything. Ever).  I’m not a huge fan of the chewy corn kernels in a lot of cornbread… Read More »

Eggnog Ice Cream

In Desserts, Holidays, Ice Cream On January 4, 2014 3 Comments

Do you make New Years resolutions? I don’t.  Instead of waiting until a particular day to add, delete or change something in my life, I do it the… Read More »

Basic Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

In Baby Food, Breakfast, Kid Food, Vegetarian On December 30, 2013 7 Comments

The 2 weeks leading up to Christmas completely sucked.  Guess who was sick, again?  MY ENTIRE HOUSE.  I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again and again… Read More »

Sparkling Sangria (and tips on Entertaining)

In Beverages, Dairy Free, Fruit, Holidays On December 11, 2013 4 Comments

Entertaining can be as fancy or as casual as you want it to be.  Regardless of which route you go, making it easy on yourself is the most… Read More »

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

In Chocolate, Desserts, Holidays, Ice Cream, Kid Food On December 6, 2013 6 Comments

My decision to give ice cream as Christmas gifts is going just great.  And by great, I mean horrible.  I have 6 different flavors in my freezer, just… Read More »

Blueberry Muffin Ice Cream

In Breakfast, Christmas Baking, Desserts, Fruit, Holidays, Ice Cream On December 4, 2013 7 Comments

I’ve been waiting all year to make homemade treats to give as Christmas gifts this year.  Saving recipes, slowly gathering ingredients, and strategizng who will get what.  See,… Read More »

Mashed Potato Bread

In Breads, Fall Favorites, Holidays, Kid Food, Sandwich, Side dish, Vegetarian On December 1, 2013 4 Comments

So, who is STILL eating leftover turkey sandwiches? No matter how many people we have at our house on any holiday, we always have leftovers.  Apparently I have… Read More »

Dutch Apple Galette

In Desserts, Fall Favorites, Fruit, Holidays, Ice Cream On November 27, 2013 2 Comments

  Problem: I don’t have a pie plate.  I used too.  But ever since we moved, the thing just up and disappeared.  Like socks in the dryer.  Gone…. Read More »

Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

In Holidays, Kid Food, Side dish, Vegetarian On November 21, 2013 4 Comments

Thanksgiving dinner is about the side dishes.  The bird is just there to appease those folk who are too picky to eat all the glorious sides (ah hem,… Read More »

Caramel Apple Crumb Cake

In Breakfast, Cake, Desserts, Fall Favorites, Fruit On November 18, 2013 7 Comments

I have thanksgiving on the brain.  Big time.  Pie, ice cream, and sweet potatoes drenched in butter and sugar, and then more butter.  Everything else is just filler,… Read More »

Graham Cracker Fudge Ripple Ice Cream

In Chocolate, Desserts, Ice Cream, Kid Food On November 12, 2013 7 Comments

  Today’s my birthday.  31 years of gracing this planet with my lovely face.  I don’t do the birthday freak outs about getting older, or whatever over dramatic… Read More »

40 Minute Dinner Rolls (or Hamburger Buns)

In Breads, Dairy Free, Holidays, Kid Food, Side dish, Vegetarian On November 6, 2013 7 Comments

  We generally make all of our bread at home.  Not because I’m all fancy and stuff, but because it’s cheaper than store-bought.  Having a good repertoire of… Read More »