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healthy carrot cake, anyone?

healthy carrot cake, anyone?

You know what I hate doing?  Wasting food!  I absolutely can’t stand throwing away food that is going to waste, just waiting to get cooked or eaten.  Trash is a huge problem in this country and food waste is almost half of the issue.  My jaw about dropped when I just read this fact from the NRDC:… Continue Reading

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14 ways with squash

14 ways with squash

You know what’s even sadder than the end of summer?  The huge piles of veggies from the garden going uneaten!  If you have ever grown vegetables or fruit at some point, you know what I’m talking about.  You’ve just about had your fill of corn, squash, strawberries, you name it.  I love, or loved squash… Continue Reading

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Heaven must be pink and tastes like this

Heaven must be pink and tastes like this

Thank you for coming back to see how the “great pink cake” turned out that I wrote about on Friday.  If heaven had a taste, I know it would taste exactly like this.  I…I…I’m actually at a loss for words over how unbelievably amazing this tastes.  This recipe dropped down from heaven (thank you Wicked… Continue Reading

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A huge undertaking for a novice baker

A huge undertaking for a novice baker

Ok, so send me well wishes this weekend as I attempt to make this cake for Easter.  http://wickedgoodkitchen.com/white-velvet-layer-cake-with-strawberry-raspberry-mascarpone-buttercream/ I’m pretty sure this is what dreams are made of; fluffy dollops of pink frosting, moist layers of cake with the words “buttercream” and “white velvet” in for good measure. Now this lady is a pro.  Like,… Continue Reading

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delicious flashbacks

I’m back and boy, have I missed blogging!  In fact, since a dear member of my family has been in the hospital, Sheila, (my computer) I haven’t even thought about posting anything.  She may be able to get off life support and come home soon (fingers crossed), but she’s still at Dr. Erica’s office.  So today,… Continue Reading

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a sensual experience

I love food.  And I also love summer.  So, naturally, I love summer foods.  How many of you have had the pleasurable experience of eating something so delicious, so bursting with flavor that you ate it with your eyes closed and savored each and every morsel?  Today I did that.  I’m sure I’ve done it many times… Continue Reading

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