Category Archives: Cooking

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

Despite the rather daunting name, these are the most delicious cookies.  They are soft, chewy, chocolatey, and minty.  Personally I think they taste like Thin Mints with a better texture. There’s a secret to making really excellent cookies that I … Continue reading

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Lots and Lots of Cookies…

The food blogs Love and Olive Oil and The Little Kitchen recently wrapped up a very impressive project… The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap of 2011.  Roughly 620 food bloggers participated in the cookie swap, and their recipes are all … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Grapes and Almonds

It has been an incredibly busy month for me.  I left my job, my parents came for a wonderful visit where we worked like mad on the baby’s room (Dad painted it twice), I cleaned the house top to bottom, … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola Bars

I’m not a huge fan of granola bars, usually.  I find them to be too hard, and they tend to tear up the inside of my mouth.  Still, they’re pretty tasty and there’s a lot I like about them aside … Continue reading

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Salmon and Arugula Fritatta

I’ve been experimenting with meals that can be frozen and reheated in preparation for baby’s forthcoming arrival.  This being my first, I have absolutely no idea what I may or may not be capable of after he’s born, how many … Continue reading

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Fast and Easy Vegetable Polenta Soup

I love looking for easy dinners to make on a weeknight that are full of vegetables, and this one was a winner in all ways.  It completely fulfills any vegetable cravings I get, while being thick and hearty enough to … Continue reading

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Tomato Flatbread

I forgot to take pictures of my tomato flatbread while I was making it, but it was yummy enough that I’m sharing the recipe anyway. I’m not a huge fan of pizza.  In fact, I’m incredibly picky about pizza, mostly … Continue reading

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