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About swellkid recipes

I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me with my Canon Digital Rebel XT. No filters or Photoshop, usually natural light on my kitchen table. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!

Rhubarb Mojito

Originally posted on swellkid:
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…

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Strawberry Cake with Rhubarb Cream

Originally posted on swellkid:
Another tiny little rosebud of a cake.  I am loving my new 6 inch cake pans!  The cakes are so sweet and unassuming.  The whole cake is easily shared among 6-8 people without gigantic slices or…

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Mini Rhubarb Cheesecakes

Originally posted on swellkid:
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…

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Make-Ahead Veggie Strata

Originally posted on swellkid:
I love to have people over for brunch. I am in favor of any event that gives me an excuse to drink champagne during daylight hours.  What I don’t love is getting up early to cook,…

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Almost Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Originally posted on swellkid:
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…

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Spiced Cabbage Soup

Originally posted on swellkid:
On our honeymoon in 2002, my husband and I visited Darina Allen’s farm and cooking school called Ballymaloe in Ireland.  We had a memorable lunch that included this soup.  It’s a soup I make regularly and…

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Steamed Artichokes with Blender Hollandaise

Originally posted on swellkid:
This is a foolproof Hollandaise sauce recipe.  No need to fuss over a saucepan tempering egg yolks.  It’s so easy and so delicious you’ll want to serve it on everything from steamed artichokes and poached eggs,…

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