Category Archives: Food

Homemade Magic Shell

I’ve been hiding something and I need to finally set it free…I am impulsive.  There, I said it.  My impulsiveness comes in two different flavors. There is the entitled impulsiveness like when I see a little something that makes me … Continue reading

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Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

I have a news flash for you…life with a one year old is pretty freaking chaotic. Pick me up, put me down, catch me, chase me up the stairs, read me a book, let’s play picnic, BANANA! Put that on … Continue reading

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Beefyroni

I’ve been visiting rehab lately.  Something about that sentence has a whole lot of shock value until I clarify that I was going to visit my grandmother who was getting physical therapy/rehab for a broken arm.  After a number of … Continue reading

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Apple Upside Down Cake

I have a love/hate relationship with CSA’s.  I love the premise…buying local fruits and vegetables to support the farms and growers in the area.   Or, as one of the more popular local CSA’s says: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is … Continue reading

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Deb’s Buttermilk Roast Chicken

What is it about getting older that makes my bad memory even worse?  I freely admit that it’s not unusual for someone to tell me a story about a past event that I was part of and have absolutely no … Continue reading

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#1 Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thanks to watching too many episodes of BBQ Pitmaster, The Mistah and I have started referring to ourselves in a rather bizarre third person way.  I’ll try and explain.  On each episode there are three new competitors.  They have a … Continue reading

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No Bake Mint Thin Cookies

Dear Pinterest, You don’t know me.  But I think I know about all I need to about you. On the surface, you seem innocent enough.  Lots of pretty pictures and inspiration swirling around like so many feathery party garlands, all … Continue reading

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Abby’s Greek Yogurt Coffee Cakes

I know that’s a helluva long title.  But each and every word is important.  Lemme break it down for you. Abby = Abby Dodge.  Seriously credentialed baking guru.  Author of multiple cookbooks, contributing editor to Fine Cooking, blogger, and teacher.  … Continue reading

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Cheddar Ranch Crackers

You’ve heard me talk about my friend Amber and her kindness.  She is also partly responsible for my jargarita obsession and fascination with strawberry shortcake crumb topping.  Today I am participating in a virtual baby shower for her and her … Continue reading

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Graeter’s Black Cherry Chocolate Chip

The following is a 100% true story. Once upon a time, I tried some Black Cherry Ice Cream. It tasted like dish soap. The End. I told this story to my pal Mary while we were out picking sweet cherries … Continue reading

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