Monthly Archives: October 2010

Italian Ricotta Cookies

The perfect post-lasagna treat? I’ve found it – and we LOVE it! Here’s how it went down: I accidentally bought twice the quantity of ricotta needed for last week’s lasagna. Being a huge hater of food-wasting, I knew that I … Continue reading

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Caramel-Apple Pork Chops

Tonight, I have writers block. I’ll be honest about it. What does a girl do? I think – just this once – I will let my husband tell me what to say. Yes, this is major writer’s block. In the … Continue reading

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World’s Best Lasagna

Sarah + 18 months in current role at work = Sarah gets a new role at work.┬áSarah’s new role at work is derivatives trading accounting. Sarah knows very little about derivatives. Sarah of course wants to succeed in new role … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Muffins

Every Fall, the pumpkin kick hits. Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin breads, and pumpkin pies (yet to be posted, though I do have a recipe using Eagle Brand condensed milk that is to.die.for.) Today, its pumpkin muffins. But not your average plain … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

In Italian, the word Antipasto means “before the meal”. Traditional antipasto includes things such as cured meats (think salami, or pepperoni,) olives, cheeses, and peppers (not only bell peppers, but pepperocini.) Being an avid pasta fan, I’ve always loved pasta … Continue reading

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Chocolate Making 102: Advanced Techniques

Moments after arriving at the production facility of Cocoa Dolce for Chocolate Making 101 last month, I knew that I would be attending every chocolate class, ever, hosted by Beth Tully.┬áTo my delight, a second class (Chocolate Making 102) was … Continue reading

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Asparagus & Snap Pea Salad

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you a tester recipe for the Junior League of Wichita’s upcoming cookbook – to be published December 2011. I gave that gumbo recipe a great review – and I have high hopes … Continue reading

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