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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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