Monthly Archives: May 2012

Blueberry Brown Sugar Gratin

This is a super easy dessert – it goes from ingredients in packages to out of the oven in under 10 minutes! It’s good with raspberries, blueberries…probably just about any berry, although I might cut strawberries into smaller pieces if … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Apple Sourdough Challah

Happy Memorial Day! May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah! Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by Tamar Ansh, she encouraged us … Continue reading

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Oven-Barbecued Chicken Breasts

This recipe’s adapted from a book of healthy chicken recipes, so for once I am reasonably sure something I’m posting isn’t awful for you. Exciting? It’s a somewhat sweet barbecue sauce, and I liked it a bunch. It’s great with … Continue reading

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Rosie’s Butter Cookies

These’re some shortbread-y thumbprint cookies with your favorite flavor of preserves/jam. They went over really well with my floor hockey team, who have noted that we had won the two games that I had brought snacks to at that point … Continue reading

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Stuffed Baby Yorkies

Congrats to Barbara Palermo, who won the King Arthur Flour Cookbook! (Thanks again to King Arthur for providing the book!) A bit disappointed, yet also relieved, that it’s going to someone I don’t know. On to the recipe… Terrifying name, … Continue reading

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Gâteau Basque Cake

I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for almost two years, but never had a chance to make it. A cake without frosting just seemed like it wouldn’t fly at a party, so this cake kept getting put on hold. I’m really … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramel Stuffed Monkey Bread

I had some people over a few weeks ago and wanted an easily shared dessert. I’d never made monkey bread before, and went straight to one stuffed with chocolate and caramel, because, well, why do things in halves? Sweet Vanilla … Continue reading

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King Arthur Flour Visit & A Giveaway

This week is the 1 year anniversary of my friend Hillary (of cookie science-ing fame) talking me into starting this blog. To help us (that’s me and you) celebrate, King Arthur Flour is going to give one of you a … Continue reading

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Andes Brownies

While I was digging around in my mom’s cabinets recently, I found some Andes baking bits. Immediately knew I had to make some brownies with them. It was an awful good idea! The bits give a mint flavor to the … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chop Suey

Easy peasy crock pot dinner that’ll have your house smelling good all afternoon, and everyone satisfied at dinner. Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 5 bacon strips 1 large onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced (I used … Continue reading

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