Category Archives: yum

hello, apricots

i wanted to make another movie monday to share with you, but my computer hard drive is too full for me to download any more movies until i go through and clean it up a little.  so instead, for now, … Continue reading

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marshmallows from scratch

most of you have been reading my blog long enough to realize that whenever i promise to post something, it might take me awhile to get around to actually writing the post, but i think i usually get around to … Continue reading

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further adventures of making things from scratch

two weeks ago, i spent a sunday afternoon at madtown mama‘s house, learning (again) how to make pasta from scratch.  i say “again” because she taught me several years ago, but it took me awhile to acquire my own pasta … Continue reading

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a surprise gift for a friend

have i mentioned here that i am currently obsessed with making marshmallows from scratch?  i recently had a friend (who makes marshmallows professionally, among other things) teach me how to make them and as soon as i have the technique … Continue reading

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my favorite post-easter lunch

  avocado and egg salad.  simply hard-boiled egg mashed with avocado and a little salt (and a little jane’s krazy mixed-up salt), spread between two slices of bread and maybe some spinach leaves for crunch…with a side salad of cherry … Continue reading

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homemade graham crackers (yes, again!)

i’ve blogged before about making graham crackers.  i’m not sure what my obsession about them is, but maybe i’m just fascinated that there are so many recipes for them online?  both times i’ve made them before, they were tasty, but … Continue reading

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february’s 28-post challenge report and wrap-up

(wrap-up.  get it?  p.s. these are the rolled up train games.) so…. i didn’t quite make it to 28 posts in february (i wrote 24!), but considering that i had a big presentation and a little boy’s birthday party to … Continue reading

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red beans, sausage & rice: a family favorite

awhile back, we discovered this recipe.  delicious!  it quickly became added to the regular rotation and (especially in winter) makes an appearance at least once a month.  it’s a quick weeknight meal and the happy toddler loves the sausage and … Continue reading

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my favorite new muffins

  while browsing pinterest a few weeks ago, i found a recipe for “peanut butter muffins.”  instantly intrigued (why hadn’t i thought of this flavor combination before?  it sounded amazing!), i read the recipe and was dismayed that the first … Continue reading

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diy “larabars”: mango + raspberry, orange + cinnamon (and other yummy stuff)

happy new year!  as a little gift to you, dear readers, i’ve created two original recipes similar to my beloved larabars.  Here’s a quick tutorial for the “mango melba” flavor pictured above.  The process is basically the same for both … Continue reading

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