Monthly Archives: February 2011


February 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge

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The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and Nestle Florentine Cookies. Last month, Streusel kindly took … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Thumbprint Cookies

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I’m a total sucker for my nieces and nephews (proudly so!). As an aunt, I understand that my job is involves (but is not limited to): boring people with stories, showing photos, marveling at their intelligence, and gushing over anything … Continue reading

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Dulce de Leche Cookies

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Adapted from a recipe by Ingrid Hoffmann, these cookies are delicious! It’s a quick recipe once the dulce de leche is made.  I made my own dulce de leche by completely submersing and boiling two cans of condensed milk (unopened, low boil) for … Continue reading

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Porter Pizza

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OK.  So this recipe should really be called Porter Spent Grain Pizza Dough but that certainly doesn’t roll off the tongue well or sound catchy, right? Give it up for my friend Sam.  Not only did he and his honey, Nicole, give … Continue reading

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My heart belongs to goat cheese

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You read me right!   Honestly – I think this holiday is silly.  However, there is nothing silly about this Mon Coeur Tart I bought from my favorite cheese shop in the world!  I am in love.   Please, Cheese Importers will you … Continue reading

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Cosmo Cupcakes

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A local bakery here in Denver, Happy Cakes, makes these wonderful cupcakes ever Friday and they inspired me to make some at home. I printed this cupcake recipe over a year ago and have no idea where it came from. If this … Continue reading

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Bagels!

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There are people in the world who can do things; you know, things like skiing, or geometry. Others know how to sail or can tie fancy knots. I’ve even come across people who know how to parallel park! Being me, … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Wow! I didn’t think I liked Brussels Sprouts until I ate these.

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Spent Grain Bread

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I have always just liked beer.  I am more of a wine person.  But in all honesty, I am really a bread person.

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