Dessert Rosa

March 30, 2009

I’m lucky enough to have my mom visiting this week! Her favorite restaurant to eat at is Carraba’s–which we don’t have here. But, she makes a mean version of their delicious Dessert Rosa. While we made the shortcut version this

Herb-Crusted Chicken Dumplings

March 24, 2009

I bought the ingredients for these a few weeks ago, but it was the meal that kept getting dropped when unplanned things popped up. So I was really excited to finally get to make them a few days ago, mostly

Orange Juice Cookies

March 21, 2009

When I was little, the things my siblings and I were and were not allowed to watch on TV were pretty funny. For example, we were NOT allowed to watch MTV, Beverly Hills 90210, the Simpsons, Married with Children, or

Thin Mint Brownies

March 17, 2009

I gave my husband a few options and let him choose dessert for St. Patrick’s Day. He could choose something lime, something mint, or something dyed green. He chose mint brownies. I’ve made these lots of times before, but this

Caramel Cake Revisited

March 13, 2009

I very much enjoy being a member of the Daring Bakers. It gives me a chance to try new recipes and techniques that I would NEVER try to tackle on my own, and is challenging and fun all at the

Mini Quiche

March 13, 2009

My mom has been making this recipe for as long as I can remember. I didn’t like quiche when I was little, but at some point, it went from detestable to divine. I really, really love good quiche. This recipe

Playing With Your Food

March 11, 2009
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We had some extra little ones over for preschool this morning, and we learned all about rainbows. Not really anything scientific, mostly just fun with colors. Anyway, I found this recipe for cookie playdough and the kids loved it. I

The Corning of the Beef

March 9, 2009

#1: I’m a sucker for tradition. I love doing the same things on the same days every year. Moreover, I love eating the same foods on the same days every year. #2: I’m not the most flexible person in the