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Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler with a Double Crust

Old Fashioned peach cobbler really means thinking way back in the day in the South when the pie dough was rolling on the table nearly daily in the summer to keep up with the abundance. Those must have been sweet … Continue reading

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Pinterest Hunting: The Pins I Crushed on this Week and a Few Pinterest Tips

I love you. Sometimes, you are just my one minute one hour escape, but I love you because you inspire me with your creative ideas, your recipes, your fashion statements. I pin you. I like you. I dream through you. … Continue reading

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Bloggers Unite to Cook Red to Remember for World AIDS Day 2012

Today is World AIDS Day. It’s a day that starts to haunt me around October. A few years ago I stepped out in faith to use my blog as a voice to remember those who have died of AIDS, are … Continue reading

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55 Bloggers Published in 55 Knives

What do you do when you are asked to be one of the 55 Knives? (I was told it was a soon to be published, e-book, featuring 55 food bloggers, their food, picture and personal story). You might think as … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas: I Won a Kitchen Aid Mixer, and I Need Your Help

I opened an email today from Michelle at the Brown Eyed Baker and I screamed. Yes, I did. I periodically enter give away contests on other food blogs… and, sometimes I’m lucky enough to win. This year I won a … Continue reading

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Foodbuzz Festival – Food Bloggers Meet in San Francisco to Eat, Meet and Tweet, Part 1

The food blog world is abuzz with excitement and possible memories of food comas and hangovers from the first Food Buzz Festival held in San Francisco two weeks ago. You might not know what Foodbuzz is, as I certainly didn’t … Continue reading

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Two Chicks with Some Flour Sweeten Two Birthdays

Betsy is one of my sweetest friends. We met on a commercial design project that never panned out, but our friendship has lasted many years. Our birthdays are one day apart and this year we both had parties in the … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th – I Heart My Country

These are from a July 4th fireworks demonstration in Chicago a few years ago. We were lucky enough to capture what looks like a meshing of two hearts. I see this as symbolic in that my heart beats with the … Continue reading

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Soufflé au Comté

Soufflé au Comté or cheese soufflé was on the schedule for last week’s Whisk Wednesday, cooking from Le Cordon Bleu at Home. Part of me got a bit excited because soufflé is on my “to learn” list. And, I learned … Continue reading

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Tri Color Lasagna alla Caprese

What would you make if you were given a challenge with the ingredients red, green and white? Well, for me, it’s obvious. It has to be Italian. And, as cliche as it might sound, I could not get a caprese … Continue reading

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Meatball Lasagna, A Retro Rose Collaboration

The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. My mother and I can’t stick to any one recipe, so this is just one variation of lasagna that we collaborated on and it’s worth writing about, reading about, cooking and … Continue reading

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Whisk Wednesday – Blanquette de Lotte aux Petits Légumes (Fish in White Wine Cream Sauce with Vegetables)

\No, I do not speak french, but I did learn two new words (blanquette and batonettes) while making this recipe from Le Cordon Blue at Home. The original recipe for this fish stew called for monk fish, which was not … Continue reading

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Fennel and Orange Salad

If you are like me, at this time of year, you are coming out of a sugar coma, and your body is craving fresh, whole food. The combination of fennel and oranges is refreshing and a good choice for weaning … Continue reading

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