Cooking Club

Cooking club has been really fun, but it hasn’t really been growing, and the past few months interest in attending has been so low that I’ve cancelled. I find this embarrassing, yes, but I’ve decided that I’m not going to let fear of failure hold me back. And really, is it failing if there are 3-4 […]

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Coconut Carrot and Ginger Soup

I love step-by-step cooking tutorial posts, but I tend to avoid them due to our current windowless kitchen situation (the resulting photos depress me a little bit). Because I love this soup so much though, I am willing to put up with the awful lighting and hope that you will give it a try. Preheat […]

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Brussels Sprouts You’ll Want To Eat

Brussels sprouts have a bad rap, and I really don’t know why. Don’t let the movies  and television shows trick you like they tricked me.  Is it because everyone else is making them without butter? Here is what I think. The first time you make them, use a lot of butter. Next time, cut back a […]

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Review: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

My friend Janssen loves this book. I loved her description of it so much, that I even started telling people about it before I had cracked it open myself. She mentioned in her review that she contacted the publisher directly to ask for a review copy, and I figured it wouldn’t hurt for me to do the […]

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Applesauce

Up until a few weeks ago, I had never made my own applesauce. I think I placed it on a pedestal next to canning. Lots of work, lots of dishes, not worth it. Then my favorite blogger, Skip, mentioned that Martha Stewart has his recipe on her website. I clicked over, and it has two […]

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