Monthly Archives: January 2012


Mini Chocolate Pies

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I made Strudel’s pumpkin pie recipe for Christmas dinner and since her pie crust recipe makes two crusts I’ve had a crust sitting in the freezer (told you, I love my freezer) since Christmas that finally found it’s time to … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Bites

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Remember when I told you that I hate ham?   Well, there’s something else I hate, and yes, hate is an  ugly word and I claim to like pretty much everything but it’s true, there are some things that I … Continue reading

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Pancake Pudding

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Do you love your freezer as much as I do?   I make stuff and throw it in my freezer ALOT.  Then several weeks later, I realize I made the things to eat later and that later is now!  However, … Continue reading

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Snowy Seattle

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Ack! Check out my town! The photos above were taken in the same spot, seasons apart.   The news had been reporting heavy snowfall for days, and Seattle has been in serious prep. I’m terrible in snow – just because … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta

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  I can’t lie, I’m stupid proud of myself for making homemade pasta… even though it turned out to be one of the easiest things I’ve ever made (in the category of “foods that are supposed to be too complicated to … Continue reading

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We Won an Award!

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Our blogging pal, Elizabeth at The Bare Midriff, bestowed upon us…   Thanks Elizabeth! We’re mighty excited! (and you’re a Trekkie? Really?!)

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“Quasi Autentico” Neapolitan Pizza

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  Yeah, that’s right…almost authentic.  

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The Ham-Free Cuban Sandwich

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I got many wonderful gifts this holiday season but one of my favorites was a Cuban cookbook, Memories of a Cuban Kitchen by Mary Urrutia Randelman.  

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And the Winner is…

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  Whitnaayy! Okay, her name really is Whitney, and she sent us this photo.   Congrats, Whitney! Happy whoopie pie-ing!

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Happy New Year!

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  A *very* happy 2012! We look forward to a year of baking, eating, drinking, and time with people we love. Happy new year, everyone!

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