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Baked French Toast (or is it bread pudding?)

In Breads, Breakfast, Desserts, Kid Food, Vegetarian On September 3, 2013 6 Comments

  In my ‘hood, today is the first day of school.  My kids aren’t in school yet, so really this has almost no impact on me.  But, I… Read More »

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Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream

In Cheese, Desserts, Fall Favorites, Holidays, Ice Cream, Kid Food On August 27, 2013 9 Comments

  I was at Target this past Sunday afternoon and almost knocked over by way overly excited college freshman buying neon colored chevron print sheets, picture frames, and… Read More »

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Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

In Cheese, Chicken, Dairy Free, Fruit, Salads, Side dish, Vegan, Vegetarian On August 22, 2013 6 Comments

  My morning runs fuel me for the day.  That and a few cups of coffee.   But it’s those runs that give me time to think, about… Read More »

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Caramelized Peach Ice Cream

In Desserts, Fruit, Ice Cream On August 16, 2013 9 Comments

Last week was extremely monumental in our house. In the course of 3 days my toddler decided she needed to be in a big girl bed and wear… Read More »

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Chocolate Cream Pie with a Toasted Marshmallow Topping

In Chocolate, Desserts, Vegetarian On August 10, 2013 9 Comments

  Just this morning it occured to me why s’mores are such a nostalgic dessert in our house.  Duh, I’m such dork for not realizing it sooner.  I… Read More »

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Key Lime Cream Pie with Raspberry Whip Cream

In Cheese, Desserts, Fruit On August 7, 2013 8 Comments

  For a long time I thought restaurants that offered key lime pie we’re confused… I mean, key lime pie has no chocolate or ice cream on it,… Read More »

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Whipped Feta and Roasted Garlic Hummus

In Appetizers, Cheese, Snack, Vegetarian On August 5, 2013 5 Comments

  Remember that one time I made whipped feta and dipped strawberries in it? Ya, I basically fell in love.  I realize some people can’t mentally get over… Read More »

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Tropical Storm

In Beverages, Dairy Free, Fruit On August 2, 2013 5 Comments

  Have you ever heard of a  Dark ‘N’ Stormy?  It’s a hipster drink.  If cocktails wore accessories, this one would wear thick rimmed oversized glasses. I’m pretty sure… Read More »

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Butterscotch Fudge Ripple

In Chocolate, Desserts, Ice Cream On July 30, 2013 8 Comments

    Butterscotch is not my first, or even my 5th choice of flavors for dessert.  In fact, it never even crosses my mind to add butterscotch chips,… Read More »

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Salted Caramel Bourbon Ice Cream with Summer Peaches

In Desserts, Fruit, Ice Cream On July 24, 2013 9 Comments

  I didn’t even eat a peach until I was in my 20′s, no joke.  I thought they just came from cans and those things were too slimy… Read More »

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Peaches and Cream Pound Cake with Brown Butter Frosting

In Cake, Desserts, Fruit On July 23, 2013 14 Comments

  Every time I make pound cake I’m reminded how much I absolutely love it.  It’s so extremely rich and moist yet not overly sweet; a near perfect… Read More »

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Easy Homemade Mayonnaise

In Appetizers, Dairy Free, Salads, Sandwich, Side dish, Snack, Vegetarian On July 15, 2013 15 Comments

  Sooooo, my life just changed, like, a lot!  Today I become a stay-at-home-mom.  I’ve talked about it a lot, not on here though.  There are a million… Read More »