Monthly Archives: January 2010

Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers

About an hour ago, I finished watching the movie, Julie & Julia – and I must admit, I’m a little bit intimidated! You see, Julie & Julia is the story of an average blogger (like me), who loves to cook … Continue reading

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Hummus

If there’s one snack that I can’t get enough of, its hummus on pita. I recently went looking for an easy, basic hummus recipe. By “basic,” I mean something that can serve, literally, as “base” for any type of hummus … Continue reading

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Ham & Beans

Brett and I decided to spend last Halloween at my sister Kellie’s house, so we could be with my nieces and nephews as they ran from house to house trick-or-treating. We had such a great time! My brother-in-law Ryan recently … Continue reading

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Taco Salad

After our New Years Eve party with our friends, we found ourselves with 4 large, unopened bags of tortilla chips. Now, Brett and I love chips and salsa, or chips and cheese dip, or chips and guacamole. But four bags … Continue reading

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Crab Croissants

I don’t like beginning stories with “When I was younger….” but I can’t think of how else to start this! So, when I was younger, we would always go to my Aunt Ellen’s for Halloween. She lived in the perfect … Continue reading

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Cocktail Meatballs & Chicken Skewers

Looking back exactly a year ago, I was making a blog post for carmelized onion dip that I made for friends on New Years Eve. Well, its funny how nothing and everything changes in a year. My love for cooking, … Continue reading

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