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Healthy New Year’s Day Desserts

Healthy New Year’s Day Desserts

| January 2, 2007 | 4 Comments

I love dessert. But I am working on the healthier lifestyle thing, so dessert means healthier alternatives. That’s why I turned to Low-Fat Vegetarian Cooking by Jenny Stacy for our New Year’s Day dessert. It’s a handy book with quite a few excellent recipes. I definitely recommend checking it out. I wanted the desserts to […]

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Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

| December 28, 2006 | 2 Comments

Mmm, chocolate dipped pretzels. These could quite possibly be the easiest things I have ever, ever made. Seriously. And of all the treats I made to give away this season, they got the biggest wow. Go figure. How did I do it? It all started with a bag of pretzel rods (be sure your bag […]

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Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms (Lobster Recipe)

Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms (Lobster Recipe)

| December 26, 2006 | 7 Comments

Looking for a lobster recipe worthy of your next dinner party? These Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms take less than 20 minutes to whip up and are an easy but impressive recipe. Guests will love the meaty mushrooms stuffed with buttery lobster filling. To make this lobster recipe a truly easy recipe, use precooked lobster. Many fish […]

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In My Library: THE BEST PIZZA IS MADE AT HOME

In My Library: THE BEST PIZZA IS MADE AT HOME

| December 16, 2006 | 1 Comment

My husband and I love to make pizza at home. We’ve been doing it for years, since we were dating. At one point when we were dating we wanted to try whole wheat pizza dough but couldn’t find any premade to try. Enter The Best Pizza Is Made At Home. Of course, I made it […]

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Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

| December 10, 2006 | 1 Comment

I received The Good Home Cookbook in the mail a few days ago after Andy of Spittoon Extra fame alerted me to these babies being given away to good homes so long as they got honestly written about. Honesty? That’s my specialty! First off, I was totally shocked by the size of this cookbook. It’s […]

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In My Library: VEGETARIAN PASTA COOKBOOK

In My Library: VEGETARIAN PASTA COOKBOOK

| December 9, 2006 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian. In fact, I was a vegetarian for a number of years (7 or 8, if memory serves me). I bought and poured over dozens of vegetarian cookbooks during that time, looking for innovative recipes that didn’t call for tofu. I am not particularly fond of tofu. The […]

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Seduced by Spice

Seduced by Spice

| December 2, 2006 | 1 Comment

I’ve read all about Penzeys at my fellow bloggers’ sites. And everyone RAVES about them for their great spices and whatnot. I checked them out online and was impressed with the prices so I intended on ordering, but hadn’t gotten around to it yet. You can imagine my pleasure and surprise recently when I was […]

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Getting to the Stuffing . . .

Getting to the Stuffing . . .

| November 30, 2006 | 0 Comments

As promised, here is the recipe for Apple Bacon Corn Bread stuffing . . . everyone raved about this on Thanksgiving. I know it seems like a lot of ingredients but the prep goes very quickly and it comes together easily. Apple Bacon Corn Bread Stuffing 1 recipe corn bread such as my lavender corn […]

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Cornbread for Stuffing

Cornbread for Stuffing

| November 29, 2006 | 2 Comments

This corn bread is good for stuffing, such as Apple Bacon Cornbread Stuffing. Cucina Bella Lavender Corn Bread 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/3 cups yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt ¼ tsp lavender 1 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons butter, […]

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Blue Filet Bites

Blue Filet Bites

| November 28, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hor d’ourves . . . did I mention my hor d’ourves on Thanksgiving? Only about a dozen times probably. That’s only because I thoroughly enjoyed them and so did my guests. And a food enjoyed is always a good thing. These Blue Filet Bites hor d’ourve was born after much testing and sampling. I tried […]

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