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Calzones

August 11, 2013
Calzones

Calzone recipes are good for a lot of things (like filling hungry bellies), but they were especially handy last week.  I was traveling for work for a few days.  It was exciting because it was my first business trip and I felt super official plus I was going to Washington and got to see a […]

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Ricotta Cheese

August 5, 2013
Ricotta Cheese

I love cheese. I think that probably 90% of the thinks I make contain cheese.  One day I was thinking about how awesome it would be to make some cheese myself.  I think there was a Groupon for a cheese making kit or something like that.  So I went out and bought some stuff to […]

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Mac and Cheese

July 30, 2013
Mac and Cheese

My boyfriend is away this week house sitting for some friends.  Normally when he’s gone for an evening working at the hospital or out with friends, I like the time to catch up on my girly shows and eat whatever I want.  But a whole week?!  We’ve done long distance before (1 1/2 years total between […]

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My Favorite Enchiladas

July 22, 2013
Veggie Enchiladas

When I moved to Phoenix, I naïvely thought there would be tons of delicious Mexican restaurants.  I actually struggled to find any that were halfway decent and not incredibly sketchy/in bad areas of town.  Several places just served grease on a plate and would call it whatever you ordered.  “Oh, that nasty cheese filled slab […]

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Cinnamon Honey Peach Waffles

July 14, 2013
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Do you ever get distracted in the grocery store? I do that a lot. If I don’t have a list, I’m all over the place. “Oooo….apples are on sale! Did we need more butter? I better get some just in case. Oh! I love cream cheese, let’s get some.” I decided to make waffles and […]

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Armenian Pastries: Nazook

July 8, 2013
Nazooks

I apologize in advanced.  I held out on you.  I didn’t post this recipe for a VERY long time.  There’s this thing called the Daring Kitchen and they have a division called the Daring Bakers.  They have one recipe a month all the members make and post about on the same day.  You have to do it […]

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Cheese Fondue

July 7, 2013
Cheese Fondue

Sometimes I get a little bit too excited over little things.  For example, yesterday Pandora started playing “Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears and I’m ashamed to admit I was so excited, I started texting people about it. Another thing that gets me feeling overly giddy is anything free.  If I see […]

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Elderflower Sangria

June 30, 2013
Elderflower Sangria

Oh…hello there!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  I wish I had some really cool excuse like getting recruited for a super secret spy agency and I was out of the country being awesome and doing cool things.  But I wasn’t.  Let me give you a short update on what I’ve been up to.  I […]

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Smoky Corn Soup

March 23, 2012
Smoky Corn Soup

I’ve been a little obsessed with corn.  I’m not sure why, because I’ve never really been a huge corn fan.  Yet for some reason, when I went to the grocery store the other day and I saw fresh corn, I couldn’t stop putting more and more in my basket.  It started out as “Oh, I’ll […]

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New to Yeast Breads? Start here!

March 11, 2012
Yeast Breads

Detailed instructions to follow skyscraper step-by-step picture guide. Time for some fun stuff.  How to make yeast bread!  I post a lot of bread recipes, but some people have an aversion to making breads with yeast. I’m here to help you overcome that fear.  I’m your navigator for the yeast bread world.  Coming clean, I haven’t been […]

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