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Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Layers of flaky phyllo dough. Walnuts. Pistachios. Honey. Baklava is a symphony of flavors and textures. Served with homemade cinnamon whipped cream, it’s positively decadent. KitchenAid recently challenged me to create a mini baklava recipe. Honestly, this is a dessert I never imagined making — so I was more than a little apprehensive about it. […]

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Making Pesto the Old-Fashioned Way

Making Pesto the Old-Fashioned Way

| April 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Basil. Garlic. Olive oil. Pine nuts. Parmesan. These are the makings of a fabulous, wonderful, delicious pesto — and believe me, I adore pesto. It’s fabulous on so many things: pasta, sandwiches, baked potatoes, whatever. When it comes to making pesto, I have always been a food processor girl. Seriously. Every pesto I have ever […]

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Obsessed with Buttercream

Obsessed with Buttercream

| July 8, 2008 | 2 Comments

Ever since my birthday about two weeks ago, I have been mildly obsessed. Okay. Completely obsessed. With what? Buttercream frosting. The name itself just rolls from the tongue in sweet harmony. It all started with the beautiful marble cake that Shawn bought for me. It had this delicious creamy frosting and was decorated with a […]

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Sundried Tomato Oregano Pasta

Sundried Tomato Oregano Pasta

| October 14, 2007 | 3 Comments

Happy birthday, Weekend Herb Blogging! Weekend Herb Blogging is celebrating its second birthday this weekend. Creator Kalyn of Kalyn’s Kitchen has challenged bloggers to incorporate an herb and a veggie into a dish for this weekend’s roundup. I have to admit, mine doesn’t quite fit the bill though, since tomatoes are a fruit, not a […]

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