Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kale and Blueberry Super Salad

My husband was eating a deli salad from Safeway a few days ago and liked it so much he took a picture of it and texted it to me.  This is a pretty rare occurrence, and has never, ever happened … Continue reading

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Eaton Mess

This is a traditional English dessert that apparently was invented at Eaton, the famous prep school.  The recipe came from Nigella’s book, Nigella Express.  It sounds heavy, but it’s actually very light and refreshing.  The combination of the tart berries, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Mojito

For one Rhubarb Mojito ice 2 oz. white rum 1 oz. rhubarb simple syrup (recipe below) 4-5 fresh mint leaves 2 oz. club soda Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.  Pour in the rum and simple syrup.  Place the mint … Continue reading

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Mini Rhubarb Cheesecakes

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you know I love to make mini versions of things, especially desserts.  It’s my way of pretending that desserts aren’t that bad for me.  If they’re mini then they must be … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo Recipe Roundup!

Easy Chili Colorado   Fresh Pineapple Salsa   Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa   Flank Steak Tacos with Green Pico De Gallo   Taco Pie   Chicken Basil Tacos   Spicy Broccoli Slaw   Giant Pot Of Manly … Continue reading

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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Almost Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

These happened by accident.  Some accidents are happy.  I wanted to make homemade cinnamon rolls for brunch the next morning.  I started to proof the yeast in warm water….no foam.  When you add yeast to warm water and a pinch … Continue reading

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