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Oreo Fudge with an Oreo Crust

November 25, 2013
Oreo Fudge

My family was in town last week.  It’s always great to see them and spend some time with family where I can go back and sleep in my own bed.  Plus they buy me dinner lots and I like that too. At the end of their trip, they gifted me all the snacks and food […]

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Beer Battered Zucchini Poppers and Onion Rings

August 1, 2013
Onion Rings

August 2 is International Beer Day (IBD)!  I love beer.  My senior year of college, my best friend and I found a bar that had a beer challenge where you had to drink all of the different bottles and draft beers offered within 3 months of starting the challenge.  We went there a couple times a […]

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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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Jolly Rancher Vodka

July 24, 2013
Jolly Rancher Vodka

  The most popular post on this blog is Skittles Vodka Party Favors.  It turns out that everyone really likes brightly colored DIY flavored vodkas.  Many of the comments I’ve received are about variations.  Different liquors, different sizes, or different candies.  People are so creative!  I’d never thought of half of the things that people […]

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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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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

March 12, 2012
Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

My absolute best friend in college came to me with a recipe request. She loves butternut squash, but all the frozen butternut squash meals don’t have enough and the veggies get gross.  So she requested a recipe for a butternut squash pasta that was low calorie and simple enough for her to make (she’s in […]

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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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Plum Margarita

February 4, 2012
Plum Margarita

I love plums.  They are my second favorite food (because whose favorite food isn’t mac and cheese?).  When I saw them in the store for the first time this year, I freaked out.  There weren’t very many and they were way overpriced because it’s not quite plum season yet, but I bought some anyway.  Generally […]

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