Monthly Archives: January 2016

Cardamom Pound Cake

   Last weekend, with all the family in town, we had other plans for dinner Sunday night plus dessert. Which was this. However, things don’t always go as planned and we ended up skipping everything in favor of leftovers. Which … Continue reading

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Apple Raspberry Crumb Bars

   With more family in town the last weekend for dinner on Saturday, I needed another dessert to make. This one, while somewhat similar to Friday night’s dessert (apples), was different enough that I was okay with making it. Plus … Continue reading

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Bananas Foster Breakfast Strata

   I will admit that I was hesitant to make this although it sounded very interesting. I am iffy, at times, at things that are banana. I will eat a banana and, generally, don’t have a problem with banana bread/muffins … Continue reading

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County Fair Caramel Apple Bars

   A dinner with people over (or any dinner I guess) is not complete without some kind of dessert. This recipe had been saved for a bit and I thought it would work well for dessert last Friday night. Plus, … Continue reading

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Creamy Pappardelle with Leeks and Bacon

I   We had some family in town over this last weekend which left me trying to figure out some meals that would be easy to make but also be big enough to feed everyone. I thought this one might fit … Continue reading

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Walter Sands Easy White Bread, Take 6

   This is my latest attempt at this bread and maybe my last. That I post about anyways. I am likely to continue to bake this bread unless, of course, something better comes along. This post is specifically about “fixing” … Continue reading

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Roasted Apple and Brie Grilled Cheese

   Awhile back, in some previous post I can’t recall, I talked about how I’ve been asked about whether or it I have a specialty (I really don’t) and that I thought grilled cheese could be a specialty. At that … Continue reading

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No Knead Crusty White Bread

   This recipe came in an email from King Arthur Flour and was listed as the 2016 Recipe of the Year. So, of course, I had to try it. You can read the recipe here.  This recipe is interesting based … Continue reading

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Walter Sands Easy White Bread, Take 5

   Okay, maybe the fifth time is the charm. After feeling like I went backwards the last time I made this (read that one here), I set out to really focus on getting it “right”. I am happy to report … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Chicken with Pineapple Chile Glaze

   Making this represented something a little different. An opportunity to do a whole chicken instead of merely chicken breasts or something else. It didn’t turn out exactly how I wanted it to, but it was still pretty good. You … Continue reading

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