Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

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All you have to do is taste it to understand.  Do you know what I’m talking about?  This deadly amazing cookie butter from Trader Joe’s.  Why did I not stick to my list and put it back on the shelf?  Well, I have no good reason. At all, really. ...

Monday, December 12, 2011

French Cookies | The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

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You guys know I’ve kind of been on a classic, comforting recipe kick.  My mind was definitely in that place when I chose the recipe for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  Well, I also chose them because whiskey is an ingredient…and I chose them because they are so,...

Friday, December 9, 2011

Classic Party Mix

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It’s the holiday season.  (Doubt I needed to tell you that fact.)  This fact is making me crave favorite flavors and classic recipes.  Anyone else with me on that? I just so happened to be pulling out 26 years of Christmas tree ornaments while I was making a pot...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

This is my life

Santa came a little early this year: I might have jumped up and down a few times when Paul walked in the door with a perfectly-shaped box.  I tried to keep calm.  But I couldn’t.  He told me to open it and then took it back, placed it under...

Monday, December 5, 2011

Cheddar-Ranch Dip

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The minute that I saw this dip on Leah’s blog, I knew I had to try it. You know that I don’t like ranch dressing but I do love the flavor of dill, especially in dips. I’m a big time snacker. I love crunchy, salty snacks and most of...

Friday, December 2, 2011

Apple Pomegranate Crumble

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I typically only buy fruit that is in season.  I first discovered pomegranates in college one winter when they happened to be extremely inexpensive.  What college student isn’t looking for cheap produce?!  I remember practically living on pomegranates that winter.  They are not the easiest fruit to eat but...