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Homemade Ricotta + Zucchini Stuffed with Ricotta + Ricotta Dip

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 For this month’s theme, I’d originally planned on making a different recipe, and was trying to figure out when I’d have time to do it. I was getting stressed realizing how limited my time was this week… which, you know, is … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Cherry Pudding

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I couldn’t let cherry month end without sharing a dessert that I grew up eating.  One of my fondest memories of my grandma is her cherry pudding.  She lived in Ohio and whenever we would visit she would always make … Continue reading

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Crepes with Strawberries, Bananas, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

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 You’ll have to forgive me for getting February’s theme started in late January – I am usually very good at following rules – but when Streusel suggested chocolate (she was clear that she wanted this theme “even though Valentine’s day … Continue reading

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Farro Cookies

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I was recently introduced to Farro, which is really Emmer wheat, used in Italy for various savory recipes like risotto and salads.  It reminds me of pearled barley.  It’s got a meaty texture and I immediately liked it.   Of … Continue reading

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Chardikopita

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 I feel like I’m perpetually searching for recipes that are low-fat, but not too low-fat, if you know what I mean. Butter and oil pack a lot of goodness, but even I get that too much of a good thing … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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   This weekend, we were kindly invited to a BBQ at a friend’s house (since we live in Seattle, it obviously turned into an indoor BBQ, since it rained the entire time). BUT – I was presented with the dilemma … Continue reading

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

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   Ever in a muffin mood? I was totally in a muffin mood the other day, AND I remembered that I had frozen blueberries in my freezer, waiting patiently to be baked into something happy.   Since I’m so fervently … Continue reading

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Apple Cinnamon Popovers

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  I made popovers for the first time this weekend!   Oh man, they are so good and so easy!  This is everything you need…  

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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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