Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Do you ever buy too many bananas to ensure that you’ll have some that are over-ripe to bake with?  Yeah, I don’t do that either…just wondering!  Anyway, I just happened to have about eight over-ripe bananas last week and couldn’t decide what to do with them.  Really, the options...

Monday, March 21, 2011

Edamame Risotto

Edamame Risotto

Time for another (mostly) healthy post!  Risotto has become a go-to meal for me.  Here’s why: the ingredients are pretty basic so I always have them on-hand;  it’s super filling and makes a big batch which equals leftovers; I thoroughly enjoy cooking it; and lastly, wine is an ingredient! ...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Apple Crumble

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Turkey Meatballs with Simple Marinara

Turkey Meatballs with Simple Marinara

I think I’m on a ground turkey kick. After making these a couple of weeks ago, I started looking for a new ground turkey recipe.  I couldn’t come across anything that really caught my eye.  But you can’t go wrong with spaghetti and meatballs, right?  I decided that I...

Monday, March 14, 2011

Oatmeal & Blueberries!

Oatmeal & Blueberries!

 Devoured.  That’s what these were last Friday.  We had a treat day for a co-worker’s anniversary and I happened to have lots of fresh blueberries in the fridge.  I didn’t have a ton of extra time to whip something up and these happen to be quick, simple and d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!!...

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Classic Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

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I had a wrapping party this weekend.  Yes, I, along with two of my lovely bridesmaids wrapped 200 knives and forks in a napkin and tied it with yellow and black ribbon.  I thought that the least that I could do was repay them with homemade cupcakes.  Admittedly, I...