sausageartichokecalzone

Sausage & Artichoke Calzones

The other night I took our puppy, Chewie, outside to poo. As he sniffed around for what seemed like an eternity I happened to tilt my head up at...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

In high school there would be a muffin cart in the main hallway once a week. Students could buy muffins from the special needs classrooms to help raise money...

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Weekly Recap #3

Phew. This week was a whirlwind of events and emotions. Hence the small number of recipe posts. On Wednesday morning (at the crack of dawn) my boyfriend left and...

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Breakfast Empanadas

I’m pretty sure that if I had agreed, my boyfriend would have eaten these for breakfast, lunch and dinner. These breakfast empanadas are filled with a chorizo, potato, and...

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Surprise Cookies

I’ve had this recipe marked for a long time. Anything that has a fun, playful, and sweet surprise is bound to be worthwhile. I almost wish I had a...

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Weekly Recap #2

Holy crap this stuff is addictive. Definitely a guilty pleasure. Last night we saw the Hunger Games. The line went through the entire hallway of the theater, out the...

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Peanut Butter Brownie Pie

If you know anything about my food preferences, you know I love peanut butter and chocolate. I eat them both daily. Not exaggerating. Any dessert that combines these two...

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Baked Risotto Primavera

Spring is here. The trees are back to being lush and green, not that they ever really went a big change here in Arizona. We don’t really get seasons...

blackberrychickenthighs

Five-Spice Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blackberry Glaze

In yesterday’s post I mentioned my addiction withdrawals from Downton Abbey. Then on the Today Show yesterday they interviewed most of the cast from Mad Men, my other favorite...

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Chai-Spice Sugar Cookies

For the past two weeks I have been totally addicted to Downton Abbey. I’ll admit it, I was a little annoyed when suddenly everyone wouldn’t shut up about the...