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Oct 12

2012

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Recipe Box: Cranberry Apple Walnut Tart

Well hello there! It's been quite a while since I've posted anything, and 3 months since I've posted a recipe! My life has been pretty busy, and it's really difficult to find time after normal hours of work to dive into a baking/cooking project with photography. I'm fortunate that I've found myself read more...

Jul 13

2012

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Recipe Box: The Basics – Yogurt

So there are some delicious things that people have learned to make that seem to go completely against what we are taught today regarding food safety, such as heating milk and then letting it sit in warmth until it changes form. But that is exactly how tasty tasty comes to exist. Well, not exactly, read more...

Jul 06

2012

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Recipe Box: The Basics – Peanut Butter

This month is a crazy month for me. I'll be wrapping up my job at the tv station, having a visit from my mom, traveling to PA for a week and a half at our family cottage, and then beginning my new job! Oy!! So, I'm just going to be doing a few of "the basics" this month. That is to say, this month's read more...

Jun 23

2012

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Recipe Box: Beer-Battered Cod

Happy Saturday, everyone! My goodness, what a week. I had my teeth drilled on Tuesday for several cavities, and ever since then everything seems like it takes twice as long because my sore jaw makes me more aware of every moment. BUT it's getting better thanks to the magic of ibuprofen and this read more...

Jun 15

2012

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Recipe Box: Sweet Wheat Ale Quick Bread

So this week ended up being kind of crazy hectic, and I wasn't even certain I would have time to do a new recipe. But I thought I would try throwing together a quick bread since it would be...well, quick. I knew I wanted to use an unfiltered wheat ale, lemon, honey, and some type of nut, and I found read more...

Jun 02

2012

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Recipe Box: Breakfast Pizza

I totally skipped a week of my food photography project, but it's been a hectic couple of weeks. I didn't want to just leave it unfinished, though, so this week I round out a month of pizza recipes with a breakfast pizza. I know what you're thinking: isn't breakfast pizza just cold pizza from the read more...

May 11

2012

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Recipe Box: Mediterranean Pizza

Today's recipe not only results in a pizza but also in a delicious and refreshing tzatziki sauce that goes great with pita bread and falafel. It uses an oven/pizza stone, which bakes a wonderful crust. The tzatziki sauce is based on this AllRecipes recipe with a few additions and changes. Print read more...

Apr 27

2012

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Recipe Box: Coffee Mug Cheese Souffle

Soufflés are known for being a little tricky to make. They are pretty delicate, and success is measured not only by how good it tastes but also by how good it looks when served--if you're not quick enough, the beautiful eggy puff deflates! So why bother going through the trouble? For me, it's read more...

Apr 20

2012

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Recipe Box: Frozen Custard

Happy Friday! We made it to the weekend, so why not celebrate with a tasty treat? This week I tried my hand at making frozen custard, and I'm pleased with the results. And fear not--you can make this without an ice cream maker. In fact, I find it more fun when it's all by hand! Print Frozen read more...

Apr 13

2012

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Recipe Box: Deviled Eggs

With today being Friday the 13th, and the likelihood that some of you still have hard-boiled Easter eggs staring at you from your refrigerator, I thought it would be an appropriate time to experiment with making deviled eggs! Deviled eggs are quick to make, especially if you already have hard-boiled read more...