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Cinnamon Carrot Soup

December 2, 2013
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My boyfriend loves carrots.  He’s probably part rabbit with how excited he gets when I present him with just a  raw pealed carrot.  One time I was at the store and I impulsively bought a huge bag of carrots.  It was like 5 pounds.  I have no idea what I was thinking.  Even with how [...]

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Butternut Squash Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

November 30, 2013
Butternut Squash Baked Vegetarian Taquitos

Most Mexican places have vegetarian options.  Cheese enchiladas, bean and cheese burritos, stuff like that.  What I never ever ever see is vegetarian taquitos.  It’s a shame because taquitos are basically fried tortillas around (meat) stuffing and it sounds quite delicious. I saw roasted veggie taquitos and I knew that I could do the same [...]

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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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Tofu Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

November 11, 2013
Tofu Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

I recently received a Wüsthof  Chai Dao knife to review.  This post isn’t even part of my review, but that knife is the reason I made this stir fry.  I wanted to chop a lot of vegetables and there is no better way to do that than with stir fry.  I also needed pictures for [...]

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Red Wine Tomato Sauce

November 3, 2013
Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Everyone needs a good tomato sauce recipe.  This red wine tomato sauce one is my favorite since it can be used for anything from pastas to dips and even on pizza.  I think pizza is probably my favorite application of tomato sauce….and cheese…and bread.  Pizza is amazing. But back to this red wine tomato sauce. [...]

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Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins

October 19, 2013
Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins

 This week has been rough.  I got summoned for jury duty and then selected, I had a midterm exam for one of my classes, I got behind on blogging, and I had a few things happen in my personal life that added some stress.  Sometimes life is rough.  But on this Saturday morning, I’m feeling [...]

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French Onion Soup

October 10, 2013
French Onion Soup

I’m struggling with how to start this post. I just want to repeat “I love french onion soup” over and over, but you still probably won’t understand how much I love it. If I’m at a restaurant that serves french onion soup, I’ll either order it or be depressed until I can go back and order [...]

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Corn Chowder and Dumplings

September 29, 2013
Corn Dumpling Soup

I’m starting to be a little wary of spicy corn soups.  I absolutely love the, but sometimes they don’t come out quite right.  The last time I made a spicy corn soup, it turned pink. Not just slightly pink either, it was bright pepto-bismol pink with bright yellow corn in it.  My friend described it [...]

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Sweet Potato Apple Hash

September 14, 2013
Sweet Potato Apple Hash

This post was featured in the Huffington Post here.  So, yeah.  It’s pretty awesome. I love breakfast hashes.  I actually love pretty much anything containing potatoes, but breakfast hashes are especially my favorite.  I used to buy bags of frozen Potato O’Brien and make them as a special Saturday morning treat for myself. Then one [...]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 27, 2013
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been doing some research on soufflés in preparation for September’s Scary Adventure.  Everyone says that oven temperature is really important.  I knew that my oven temperatures are pretty accurate (thanks to my handy dandy oven thermometer), but I wasn’t sure if it heated up evenly.  I read somewhere that you could put a bunch [...]

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