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Tag: kid-friendly

in the eye of the beholder: butterscotch confetti squares

Warning: you are either going to love these or hate these. I mean, just look at that tin of fluffy pastel confectionary! It’s definitely a bit frightening but beautiful, in that retro kitchy way. I wish I could tell you…

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runny egg on a pita

This isn’t so much a recipe as a suggestion. Sometimes life is hard and cupboards are bare. Sometimes you’re so tired from work that you just want something that tastes great without a lot of fuss. If that sounds like…

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happy birthday cake to me: black magic cake with vanilla bean buttercream

I tend to get a little excited about birthdays. I love making cakes for my loved ones and friends and when it comes to my birthday, I love to make myself a cake too. Last year I baked two cakes…

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mediterranean tomato sauce with chickpeas

I have a back log of great meals to mention but this one jumped the queue. Not only is it delicious but it is one of those eating-out-of-the-pantry meals that come in handy. Last night I was tempted to order…

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lemon orzo with spinach, feta & almonds

It’s been a busy few weeks and I imagine my work-load will continue for the next couple weeks, so it’s always nice to have an ace in your pocket to help ease you through the crazy times. This meal is…

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happy anniversary to me: french-style carrot salad

In 2001 I started a blog, except it wasn’t called blogging back then. It was an online diary and I kept a pretty low profile though I had some very wonderful online friends. I wrote about my heartbreak, my friends…

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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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well-worn: lentil spinach soup

I love playing in the kitchen. Trying new ideas, techniques and recipes keep meals exciting and helps me write up new blog posts. Yet, there’s something comforting with the familiar and well-worn. This lentil soup is a very well-worn recipe.…

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