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Grilled cheese! A couple of slices of sourdough, some muenster cheese and butter. That’s all you need to make a crunchy, cheesy sandwich that pairs perfectly with the leek soup I made earlier this week. Advertisements

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a pie to die for

As you may have guessed from my “food porn” photos, I love chocolatey desserts. Even more than chocolate, I love, love Nutella. And I love, love mascarpone cheese, especially when used in desserts. So it didn’t take me long to figure out how to pair all this together in one insanely delicious dessert. I originally made the […]

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a sourdough sunday

Although I have designated January my bread and soup month, I hardly find myself eating either on a routine basis. Part of what has made this challenge so great is not only learning how to make new foods, but stepping out of my comfort zone. I’ve only ever cooked clam chowder before (I am from […]

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honey, I’m nuts for these breakfast bars

I stumbled across this recipe for honey nut bars while sitting at home, sick from work. Luckily, this was a sinch to make and I had most ingredients on hand, including leftover coconut milk from the chicken coconut curry soup I made last Sunday. The original recipe called for macadamia nuts. I used peanuts instead […]

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na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na curry, naan!

While I wouldn’t call my palate bland, I admit I am not super adventurous when it comes to new and exotic foods. So I am using this blog as an opportunity to transform this meat and potatoes gal into a more cultured, daring consumer. Needless to say, I want to spice things up. (But not too much; I am a […]

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baby, it’s cold outside

So begins my culinary journey. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I wanted to focus on breads in January. Then I started thinking, it’s getting colder, and what is bread without some soup or stew. So, I am planning a twofer each week. This week: Chili and cornbread. Yup, I am starting out slow. […]

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