Corn Chowder and Dumplings

So when it was rainy and cloudy and I just wanted to eat soup, I was hesitant to try a corn soup.  I stay away from corn chowders, because I don’t need a bunch of potatoes.

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Just Peachy

This drink is very fruity but it’s mostly peach flavored.  I have named it “Just Peachy.”  I love colorful drinks and blue curacao is just perfect for adding flavor and color.

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Tomato Basil Bread

This recipe is delicious. As with all copycat recipes, it’s not perfect, but it’s pretty close. I think that it would be interesting to try to use real tomatoes instead of tomato paste (all I seem to ever have is tomato paste) and see if it gets closer. Until then, this bread is will definitely satisfy your cravings for Panera or Paradise Bakery.

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Apple Onion Puff

I wanted these to be a more savory than sweet so they would be a nice little appetizer instead of dessert. I used onion, cheddar cheese, and apple on top of a square of puff pastry.

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Ciabatta

There are many breads that require starters like the biga for ciabatta.  Sourdough is probably the most well known.  In my searchings about biga, I found that a biga is used to make the bread chewier and add some flavor as well.

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Cauliflower with Tahini

This recipe only requires 4 ingredients. One of which is tahini. Tahini is sesame seed paste. It’s quite tasty and is a key ingredient in hummus.

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Focaccia

Focaccia is delicious. It’s an Italian bread that’s great for sandwiches and paninis or for dips and spreads. It’s also a really variable bread. You can add almost anything to focaccia and it will still taste amazing.

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Vanilla Latte Ice Cream

I love ice cream.  My boyfriend and I used to go to Cold Stone a lot and eat so much that we’d swear off ice cream.  It was all fun and games, except one time he actually meant it.

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