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Cakey Brownies from Stuff You Probably Already Have

Know what I love? Brownies. Problem is, sometimes I want brownies and am out of butter. Or chocolate (OK, I never run out of chocolate, but I hear some people do. It sounds terrible.) Anyway, I’ve designed this recipe to … Continue reading

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Vindaloo to warm you up!

So, the cooler weather is coming, and I like to make warming meals. Here’s on of my favourites, a vindaloo that can be as hot or mild as you like. The recipe originally came from Madhur Jaffrey’s “Quick and Easy … Continue reading

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By request, pumpkin soup

You know those adorable pie pumpkins in the store during the holidays? They are easier to use than you imagine. Wash the outside, then cut into quarters. Grab all the seeds and soak them in warm salt water (because you … Continue reading

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Better than pumpkin pie

Yes, I hear you… “how can that possibly be?” Let me tell you… You take that classic pumpkin custard, make it less sweet, and pump it up with cream cheese, and add a shot of rum. Turn the bland crust … Continue reading

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Wherein my neighbor is awesome

So a couple of summer back I was going to plant a square foot garden. I didn’t. Last summer my neighbor asked if all the stuff was going to go to waste, or if she could use it and simply … Continue reading

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I accidentally went to a farmers market today

Seriously, I was driving by and saw it and it caught me eye (and the sausage cart caught my nose) so I stopped. I totally couldn’t tell you where it was, either. I had some cash in the console, so … Continue reading

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Local Seasonal Food, DAMMIT!

Apple Muffins. Oh gods yum. You read Smitten Kitchen, right? Well, this is adjusted from her Pumpkin Muffin recipe (also amazing). It starts with apple butter I had in the freezer from last year when I was gifted a bunch … Continue reading

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