Will Cook for Foo–Week 6 Who is your hero?

We all have definitions of what a “Hero” is. It could be various items that we feel take courage to accomplish. We live in a world that requires multiple bouts of courage sometimes just to make it through our day. I look at heroism in a broader perspective. For example… I’m sure when Kurt Cobain…

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A Rustic Peach Plum Tart

I’m not the biggest on making dough from scratch. I’m really not. I find it easier just to pull a refrigerated pie crust out of the fridge, slide the roll out of the box it is in with it’s other roll of crust, and use that. Here lately though, it seems as if I have…

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Southern Gal vs. Crepes

You ever get that itch that you just can’t scratch? That urge to do something that you can’t stop focusing on? The bug up your….well, you get the point by now. I had this crazy urge to attempt to make Crepes for my first time. With a little help from step-by-step instructions provided by my…

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Cilantro to Coriander: The Clark Kent of Herbs

I posted back in May this year about my Cilantro plant and a tasty Cilantro dip.  You can find the old post by clicking here.  Cilantro is something that will need to be planted in abundance in my garden next year – love, love, love it! The previous post talked about how Cilantro, about the time the…

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Sundays with Friends: Pickles and OCD with Susan

Throughout life we meet people that make impressions on our lives, and we also meet people that we could care less if we see them again.  I hate to say it, but it’s true.  In the short time that I had to get to know this next Sundays with Friends featured blogger, she made quite…

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Roasted Peach Whiskey Sauce from Stonewall Kitchen

I wish I could claim I made this amazingly delicious sauce. It has just the right amount of seasonings and goodness packed in it’s perfectly shaped bottle. There’s also a lot that can be said about a simple, clean label on a bottle. It allows you to think for yourself. It doesn’t scream, “Hey! You…

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Sundays with Friends: Corn, Fritters, and LOVE

Today’s “Sundays with Friends” comes from a very special woman in my life….Mom.  I told her recently that I wouldn’t change a single thing about any situation we have ever been in together, because I knew as long as she was there, everything was going to turn out alright.  She has done and continues to…

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I want YOU! (Yes, I’m pointing at you!)

I’ve been thinking lately. Sometimes, this is a huge downfall of mine. But, in this case, I think it’s quite the opposite. I’ve been observing a lot of these other sites. They usually have a common way to relate to their readers. A good amount of them are keyed around pleasing children, and go as…

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Oven-Roasted Asparagus…Amazing!

This household has really become addicted to oven-roasting asparagus.  It is so delicious!  When preparing the asparagus, you are supposed to bend them towards the bottom and break the ends off.  You are supposed to trust the asparagus that it knows where to break itself off.  After I have broken all the ends off, I…

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New Vegetarian Love…

I recently posted that I was going to attempt to have at least two vegetarian meals a day.  I also said that if I didn’t succeed with the challenge, I wasn’t going to lose motivation to try it.  So far…it’s working out pretty well most days.  I start out with either oatmeal, cereal, or scrambled…

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**Nutella Party Recipe: Nutella Fortune Cookies

I can’t begin to tell you how intriguing these little guys were.  From the beginning of reading the recipe from Jessica at MyBakingHeart.com, she informs us that these are not going to be the normal fortune cookie, but rather more of a cake texture.  By the way, check her site out.  Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous site! …

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The time is upon us (FINALLY!)…World Nutella Day 2/5/11!

The time is upon us my friends!  So here it is…the menu has arrived!  I’ve got my grocery shopping done, my house is clean, and it’s that time!  What time is it???  It’s time to start baking!  I have included my menu below for your curiosity and approval.  I can’t wait to share pictures with…

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