Monthly Archives: April 2011

Roasted Brussels Sprouts everyone will love

Brussels Sprouts are a food I simply didn’t like until fairly recently. Yes, I’d had them prepared well. Yes, I’d had them straight from the farmers. No, I still did not like them. Then about 4 years ago, my then … Continue reading

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Coconut Custard Tart (with strawberries)

Passover just ended and what a gluten-free delight that was! Somehow this holiday was the worst to me growing up. Maybe it had something to do with the gefilte fish. Maybe something to do with the prayers that never ended … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding to please them all

The idea of tofu instead of something does NOT sound so appealing to me. Tofu for vegan mayo, tofu to make sauces, tofu to make fake cheese. I don’t know, it just goes along the same lines as the hippy … Continue reading

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Nutella-Cream Cheese Frosting

I could eat a bowl of this frosting. Well, maybe not really but it was quite tasty. I think it go well on a more delicate cake next time since it’s really rich and creamy. Also, I was concerned at … Continue reading

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Flourless Nutella Cake

We had a birthday in the office and I volunteer/have been volunteered to be in charge of desserts for such occasions. I wanted to experiment with something new and figured it had been awhile since I’d made a cake. I … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Salad for Deborah

I have some standby recipes for last minute potlucks when I can’t think what to make and this is one of those recipes. I think the first time I had something like this was at a Shakespeare in the Park … Continue reading

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The Porch Swing

I had some leftover white wine, some grapefruit juice, and a big thing of sparkling water in the fridge and none of those items was I planning to drink. Then… I had a friend coming over and we were supposed … Continue reading

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