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Upside Down Apple Tart

Upside Down Apple Tart (Tarte Tatin)

In Desserts, Pastries and Pies On March 30, 2014 0 Comments

This French clas­sic is said to have been invented by acci­dent in the 1860′s at the Hotel Tatin, in the Sologne region of France.   I cheated and… Read More »

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Chicken Paprika with Dumplings

Chicken Paprika with Dumplings

In Chicken, Main Course On March 20, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve tried out a few dif­fer­ent chicken paprika recipes  but this is what works best for our house.  I like to add bak­ing pow­der and use cake/pastry flour instead… Read More »

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Understanding Umami

In Cooking Methods and Tips, Kitchen Gadgets and Methods On March 14, 2014 0 Comments

Here we have another inter­est­ing arti­cle from Sodium Girl and Food52.   Inspired by con­ver­sa­tions on the Food52 Hot­line, we’re shar­ing tips and tricks that make nav­i­gat­ing all of our… Read More »

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Decadent Chocolate Layer Cake

Decadent Chocolate Layer Cake

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On March 13, 2014 2 Comments

  There was no spe­cial occa­sion for mak­ing this cake, I just felt like some­thing super choco­latey and adapted the recipe from one I found online.  The recipe… Read More »

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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On March 13, 2014 0 Comments

This choco­late but­ter­cream frost­ing recipe is one you will use over and over again, it’s per­fect and adapted from  Add a Pinch | Robyn Stone.  The quan­tity of… Read More »

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Caramelized Banana Tarte Just out of the Oven

Food Blog– “Serious Eats”- Helps You Care for Your Cast Iron

In Cooking Methods and Tips On March 6, 2014 0 Comments

  Equip­ment: How to Buy, Sea­son, and Main­tain Cast Iron Cook­ware Seri­ous Eats: A Food Blog and Com­mu­nity. JUN 8, 2010 Each week J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will drop… Read More »

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Peanut Butter Cookie

Peanut Butter Cookies

In Cookies and Squares On March 4, 2014 2 Comments

  My hus­band Ray loves peanut but­ter cook­ies and these are his favorite.  I have tried a num­ber of more com­pli­cated recipes but this very sim­ple 3 ingre­di­ent… Read More »

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Crispy Stir Fried Chicken with Broccolini

Crispy Stir-Fried Chicken With Broccolini

In Chicken On February 23, 2014 0 Comments

This is a thin bat­ter but the chicken pieces turn out light and crispy. Some­thing a lit­tle dif­fer­ent is vodka added to the bat­ter, you don’t taste it… Read More »

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Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding

In Cakes and Pudding, Side Dishes On February 11, 2014 0 Comments

The His­tory York­shire pud­dings have a long his­tory through­out the British Isles.  The peo­ple of the County York­shire in North­ern Eng­land  tended to cook them under­neath the roast… Read More »

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Is Skim Milk Making You Fat?

In News and Reviews On February 5, 2014 2 Comments

  You prob­a­bly spend all of one sec­ond decid­ing what kind of milk to put in your cof­fee. What’s to debate? If you want to keep the pounds… Read More »

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

In Cookies and Squares, Desserts On February 1, 2014 0 Comments

  These cook­ies are super good, hon­estly they really are!!!  Most of the time when peo­ple hear Gluten-free, they think dry and taste­less, well, at least I do,… Read More »

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Where Do Cashews Come From?

In Kitchen Gadgets and Methods, News and Reviews On January 27, 2014 0 Comments

  Ever won­der where cashews come from? You might think they grow inside a shell like any other nut, but their true ori­gins are far more bizarre. First… Read More »

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Bacon Wrapped Chili Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Chili Chicken

In Appetizers, Hot Appetizers On January 20, 2014 0 Comments

I served these yummy morsels at my sis­ter and brother in laws New Years Eve party, they went like hot­cakes!  Use a high qual­ity bacon, not too salty.… Read More »

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Chocolate Pudding From Scratch

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On January 10, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe is adapted from smit­ten kitchen, one of my favorite recipe blogs.  Smit­ten Kitchen adapted it from John Scharf­fen­berger.  I couldn’t believe how easy this recipe was and… Read More »

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Herb Mushroom Cheese Pinwheels

Herb Mushroom Cheese Pinwheels

In Appetizers, Hot Appetizers On January 3, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe was inspired by a mush­room pin­wheel recipe on Food 52.  The orig­i­nal recipe uses only mush­rooms as it’s main ingre­di­ent but I found this kind of… Read More »

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