Monthly Archives: August 2011

Soft Garlic Knots

I am somewhat of a carb-o-holic. Bread, rolls, muffins, bagels – I want them all! I’ve been known to choose restaurants based on what type of bread they serve before dinner. To save myself a few miles on the treadmill, … Continue reading

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It’s my Blogiversary! (and a name change!)

Wow! It’s hard to believe that I have been blogging for 1 year already. What started as a way to keep all my recipes in one place, has turned into something so much more. This blog has challenged me in the kitchen in … Continue reading

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Honey Cumin Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is becoming one of my favorite cuts of meat to make. It always comes out tender and flavorful, and it’s a cinch to make. Simply throw the pork in the marinade in the morning, then toss it on … Continue reading

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Canning 101: Peaches

As a child, peaches were always a staple side dish at dinner. My mom would open a can of peaches, and spoon 3 or 4 slimy peach slices onto our plates. I used to hate them as a kid, and would … Continue reading

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Summertime Sangria

The nights are getting cooler, and the sun is going down earlier, which are sure signs that summer is soon to be over. As excited as I am for everything fall (especially anything that has to do with pumpkin!), I … Continue reading

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Double Cookie Dough Ice Cream

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m starting to get obsessed with my ice cream maker. Nothing compares to homemade ice cream, even the most expensive store bought ice cream. This ice cream is rich and creamy and spiked with big … Continue reading

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Orange Glazed Blueberry Donuts

Donuts seem to be all the rage lately in the blogging world. Everytime I saw a donut recipe, I made a mental note to buy a donut pan. After savings dozens of donut recipes from my favorite food blogs, I … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

If I had to pick a favorite breakfast food, hands down it would be coffee cake. While it really qualifies more as a dessert than a breakfast food, it is one of my favorite treats to pick up from a … Continue reading

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Canning 101: The Canning Process

Now that you’ve plucked your garden, and gathered your equipment, it is time to get canning! Here is a general step by step guide of how to properly can your produce. More specific instructions will be particular to each recipe. … Continue reading

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Canning 101: Equipment

When it comes to canning, you can get by with very little equipment. Of course, having proper equipment makes your life easier. Here is a list of equipment that will assist you in preserving your precious produce. Canning jars, rings … Continue reading

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