Posts Tagged: Recipe

Dinner in 15: Harissa Chickpeas with spinach

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My bags sit empty, the cameras are not packed, and I have yet to secure the final book reading list. But before I head off to the Netherlands for a week I wanted to say a quick hello and goodbye. It didn’t seem right to keep these chickpeas from you any longer and I didn’t… Read more »

Caramel Walnut Tart

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*that is not my kitchen in the video. I wish it was, however. Before saying hi to the cows casually grazing in the field, or giving the ponies much attention, before gathering a few garden scraps for the sake of making the chickens happy or giving much of a hello to my parents, I headed… Read more »

Homemade Butter Finger Candy

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I started making homemade pasta when I was eight. My parents kindly complimenting my bowls of mush while eating soppy noodles with much oohing and ahhing. I’ve since improved my pasta making skills. The moment I realized I could make my own butter I was out of my seat and shaking a jar of cream…. Read more »

the last chocolate chip cookie…

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You better believe me when I tell you that you have just found the last Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe you will ever need. I know. I am not the first person to claim this weighty statement. After all, it wasn’t that long ago that this recipe was spreading as quickly as that nasty stomach virus… Read more »

Corn Flakes and Cookies: An old recipe

My Great Aunt Abe loves to play Uno and evidently she loves to bake as well. Recently I went through some of my Aunt Abe’s things that were gathered from her home as she is now moving to assisted living. In the box of miscellaneous items I chose a set of hand stitched pillowcases that… Read more »

Classic Cooking

There are few things in life that I enjoy more than shopping for used books. It’s truly a thrilling hunt as you scour the piles of musty books in search of a real find. (Let’s be honest I always find something. I will always make room on my already crowded bookcase for another book.) I… Read more »

Pieces of Heaven; mixed with cereal

Remember those lovely little pillowy puffs of whipped sugar studded with vanilla beans? Yeah, so do I. I enjoyed countless cups of cocoa adorned with the sweet heavenly marshmallows… so many in fact that I had to go on a cocoa sabbatical so I can once again truly enjoy it’s chocolaty pleasures come December (true… Read more »

A soup while you wait.

In the past week I have sat down several times to write a post and my efforts were always halted due to some other pressing issue. For example “Mom, I need to go potty.” from the 2 1/2 year old. “wahhh ahhh blphhh” from the 5 1/2 month old. “bark bark woof” from the new… Read more »

Warming up Fall

There is a subtle chill in the air. The sun is sleeping in longer than I am. Wearing my thick knit orange sweater and my big brown boots I am hit with the realization that today is my first day of fall. Whatever the calendar says, I ignore it because today is the day that… Read more »