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September 11, 2011


There I was with The Husband sitting in our favorite Italian eatery over in Lexington I had run out of dried herbs for my massive pasta sauce cook off  last week so I took advantage of the opportunity to escape my cooking for that of someone else’s.  I truly enjoy having a meal at this […]

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

August 26, 2011


Unnaturally or overly sweet fruit topped cakes are not my thing.  Now that’s not to say that I will not throw down on a piece of gooey dripping chocolate cake or a huge hunk of Via Brownies…give me a glass of COLD milk and its game on!  But fruit topped cake, not so much.  I […]

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Buttermilk Biscuits

August 15, 2011


There is not much that can beat a hot buttermilk biscuit right out of the oven popped open and slathered with real butter and honey.  Granted sourdough french toast runs a close second but…  Light and fluffy biscuits can be elusive for some, me in particular, for a long time.  There was “something” I kept […]

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Plum Crumble

August 3, 2011


I love making fruit crumbles.  They are one of my favorite baked goods, the combo of crunchy crumbles and soft fruit…siiigghhh, its only one of the best match-ups out there, except for the salty/sweet pairing. Fruit crumbles are so yielding that you can do one with as little as 2 pieces of fruit.  You can […]

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