Tag: almonds

the very best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

I don’t often make chocolate chip cookies. I love them, but I’m pretty picky. There’s the kind I grew up with, the recipe that came from the back of the chocolate chip bag. I’d help my mom sift the flour…

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a good breakfast: creamy spiced oatmeal

I’m breathing a huge sigh of relief. We’ve moved into our own home (well, it’s still an apartment, but it’s our very own place) and we’re totally thrilled. The act of moving was slow and steady – we decided to…

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totally nuts: spiced caramel corn with pepitas, almonds & pecans

I’ve been wanting to make caramel corn for years, but whenever I asked Cornelius if he wanted any, he always said no. Can you believe that I married someone who couldn’t care less about caramel corn? It just didn’t make…

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morning wake up: big batch olive oil granola

I’m a believer in a good breakfast. After all, you need something to look forward to when you heave yourself out from under your warm and cozy covers. A mug of hot, steaming coffee and a bowl full of granola…

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3 of my favorite words: bourbon ice cream

I made this ice cream a while ago and I think its time for a repeat double scoop. This ice cream is actually low in fat and is adapted from a Mark Bittman recipe called “cornstarch ice cream”. When you…

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warm your weekend: speculaas muffins

There’s something special about speculaas – the cookie I always referred to as “windmill” cookies growing up because of the dutch windmill stamped on every one. They were spicy and crunchy and foreign, which seemed quite appealing to my small…

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bittersweet chocolate cookies

If you’re wondering how a cookie mostly composed mostly of chocolate would turn out, have no fear because this cookie is pretty much perfect. It is made up mostly of bittersweet chocolate and I’d be sure to use up your…

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salad on the go: chopped waldorf wraps

When I like a meal, I make it over and over again. I had spied this recipe over at Just the Food and knew that I’d be a fan of those beautiful chopped waldorf wraps. Apples, dried cranberries and nuts?…

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