Monthly Archives: October 2012

Crunchy Mint Fudge

Every once in a while I’ll make something like Double Stuff Oreo Chocolate Chip Shortbread that uses up the Oreo filling but not the cookies. Five+ months later and it’s probably time to clear the bag of Oreo cookie’s out … Continue reading

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End of the month = Daring Bakers post! Our October 2012 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Suz of Serenely Full. Suz challenged us to not only tackle buttery and flaky puff pastry, but then take it step further and … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Mustard Potato Salad

Last week I was looking at a chicken recipe (I’ll post that at some point next week) and trying to figure out what to cook with it. My friend Alex suggested potato salad with coarse ground mustard, which sounded good. … Continue reading

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Slathered Turkey Burgers

A few weeks ago I was at the butcher’s with my mom, wandering the isles, and saw this Slatherin’ Sauce. I liked the name, and ‘sticky, sweet, and spicy’ sounded good, so we ended up with a bottle. There’s pineapple … Continue reading

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This is a pretty magical mess of gooey caramel and oats. I made it Friday, finished off the single remaining piece Saturday, and kind of want to make more today (I’m typing this Sunday). Ingredients: 32 caramel squares, unwrapped 1/2 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

The name should tell you pretty much everything you need to know, but I can summarize thusly: daaaaang! There are some good things going on here! Ingredients: 1 stick unsalted butter, room temp 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cookie Brittle

This is a pretty simple looking dessert, but don’t let that deceive you. I’ve eaten the vast majority of it myself over a day and a half, and I really like it! Ingredients: 1 stick salted butter, melted 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Balsamic Chicken and Potatoes

Here’s a filling meal that cooks quickly enough you can do it on a weeknight. The only problem is that, at least when I did it, I got enough grease everywhere that a cleaner person might have then been cleaning … Continue reading

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The Healthiest Breakfast Ever, Maybe?

I mean… I’ve been told quinoa’s super healthy, anyways, haven’t really bothered to investigate… Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon butter, divided 2 medium apples, chopped 1 1/2 cups cold water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Filled Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

I started going back to karate at the start of September, and told my sensei I’d bring some cookies at some point. My friend Jani gave me some ninja bread cookie cutters for my birthday, and it was immediately obvious … Continue reading

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