Tag Archives: homemade

The Best Homemade Guacamole: And it’s Simple!

Do you have any idea how embarrassing it is to eat at a Mexican restaurant with a man who doesn’t like guacamole?  Or how sad it is when all the popular people are posting Instagram pics with their avocado or … Continue reading

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Cloves Sugar Cookies

I know, I know.  It’s not time for Christmas baking yet.  But making cut-out cookies is so fun, I really think you can safely get away with doing it more than just at Christmas time.  And Christmas cookies are not … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt!!

Homemade yogurt has been a little bit of a mystery to me for a while now.  I know that my mom makes it and I have heard other people mention it, but honestly?  The thought of letting my milk turn … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Corn Roasted Salsa

  I discovered this really cute blog. On it, I found this really awesome recipe. I made it tonight. It was so worthwhile that I am staying up late to post about it. ;) Black Bean and Corn Roasted Salsa … Continue reading

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Venetian Apricot Chicken [Olive Garden Recipe!]

Can you imagine my delight when I realized that Olive Garden offers some of their recipes online?  Although they didn’t share all of them, they did share a favorite that we tasted there once.  If you know me, you know … Continue reading

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Swirled Raspberry and Chocolate Cheescake

I have shied away from making another baked cheesecake ever since my cheesecake disaster. (If you haven’t read that one yet… it’s a good – albeit sad – story.) However, when I found a selection of delicious-looking cheesecakes in a … Continue reading

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Homemade [Indian] Naan and Butter Bean Curry

I must admit that most of my cooking is pretty simple, and doesn’t branch out into other cultures very often.  I love food from other countries, but I just don’t usually know how to make it!  I would like to … Continue reading

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Spinach Quiche

I don’t know how to introduce this recipe.  I really think the picture speaks for itself.  I frequently requested this recipe growing up… it’s so delicious!!! I know, I say that all the time. But it’s really true. Spinach Quiche … Continue reading

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[AMAZING] Chocolate Brownies

We like brownies here, especially my husband.  They’re chewy, they’re chocolatey… mmm! I thought I’d share one of our favorite brownie recipes! Chocolate Brownies 1 cup butter, melted 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 eggs 3/4 cup cocoa 1 … Continue reading

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First attempt at Homemade Crepes!

I ought to just say, first of all, that I don’t know why I had never made crepes before today.  I think I am now going to turn into a little crepe-making-machine, because I have all sorts of crepe-related ideas … Continue reading

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