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Gingered Orange Cranberry Sauce…plus more Thanksgiving (On-The-)Sides

November 19, 2012
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I tend to be a purist when it comes to Thanksgiving side dishes – I need to have all the standards like stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole and nothing too newfangled or off-the-wall. That said, I do enjoy a flavor tweak or two every year, such as with the Gingered Orange […]

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Clementine Orange Snickerdoodles

February 14, 2012
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Over the past few years there’s been a little sleeper of a cookie trend among the food blogs. It hasn’t come through in huge waves, like macarons or hasselback potatoes. Just an isolated post here and there…but over time it’s nearly evolved into a movement. Food bloggers have been tinkering with snickerdoodles. Snickerdoodles – the […]

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Penne with Artichokes…and How I Started This Blog

March 8, 2011
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How many times have you come across a recipe like the one below for Penne with Artichokes on a food label? A tiny 3″ square with no photo or headnotes, significantly truncated to fit on the box? Recipes like this are kind of mysterious. You have no idea of what the dish looks like or […]

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Citrus Salsa…Are You Sweet or Salty? (Take the Quiz!)

January 24, 2011
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Before I get to today’s recipe for a bright, refreshing Citrus Salsa – a fresh salsa made with oranges, tomatoes, sweet onions, lime juice and jalapeƱos – I thought we might start with a fun little (non-scientific) quiz for a change. Do you have a sweet tooth? Or do you tend to go salty? Let’s […]

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