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Whole Wheat Naan Bread

In Breads On August 24, 2009 3 Comments

I like the Naan bread that Trader Joe’s sells. It is great for the base of pizzas, or sandwiches, or to dip in hummus. I really love the… Read More »

Pear Upside Down Cake

In Cake, Desserts On August 24, 2009 1 Comment

I had never made an upside down cake and I had never made a dessert with pears. So I was experimenting in every way. But I had about… Read More »

Vanilla Pound Cake

In Cake, Desserts On August 24, 2009 Comments Off on Vanilla Pound Cake

Did you know pound cake gets its name because traditionally you use 1 pound flour, 1 pound sugar and 1 pound butter? If I were to use all… Read More »

Lemon Fusilli with Spinach

In Pasta On August 18, 2009 1 Comment

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes. The lemon adds a fresh flavor. And the fresh vegetables add different textures. And the cream and cheese, well, they… Read More »

Steak Asparagus Satay

In Appetizers, Dairy Free, Meat, Peanut Butter, Vegetables On August 17, 2009 Comments Off on Steak Asparagus Satay

These are super yummy. They don’t look real pretty, but they’re a great main dish, or side dish for any meal. The peanut dipping sauce is EXCELLENT with… Read More »

Steak Asparagus Satay

In Appetizers, Beef, Peanut Butter On August 17, 2009 Comments Off on Steak Asparagus Satay

1 pound asparagus spears, ends trimmed (a thicker stalk is actually better because it can hold the weight of the steak)1 pound beef tri-tip roast, sliced super thin… Read More »

Peanut Noodle Salad

In Peanut Butter, Salads On August 17, 2009 Comments Off on Peanut Noodle Salad

I did a peanut butter themed cooking class last week. And everyone was a little apprehensive about what kind of savory dishes I would come up with that… Read More »

Crab Salad Cups

In Appetizers, Peanut Butter, Salads On August 16, 2009 1 Comment

These were absolutely fantastic. It was a recipe I just sort of threw together hoping for the best and man, the results blew us away. I had a… Read More »

Viva Wontons

In Appetizers, Peanut Butter On August 16, 2009 1 Comment

Elvis Presley’s favorite sandwich was a peanut butter, banana and bacon sandwich. My friend Jeff loves Elvis and he and his wife were going to be over for… Read More »

Double Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

In Cookies, Ice Cream, Peanut Butter On August 13, 2009 1 Comment

The title of this thing is a mouth full! Since I can never make a recipe the way a book says to, I have modified the original recipe… Read More »

Peanut Butter Bread

In Breads, Peanut Butter On August 8, 2009 Comments Off on Peanut Butter Bread

In my quest to expand my culinary skills, I have decided to practice baking with yeast. Last week I made pizzas. This week, peanut butter bread. I was… Read More »

Ultimate Vegetarian Pizza

In Pizza On August 7, 2009 1 Comment

Oh man, this pizza makes my mouth water. It engages all the tastebuds; sweet, savory, fresh, chewy, crunchy, soft. Ahhh, it is amazing!This recipe make enough for 1… Read More »