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teaching my dad to cook: fried chickpeas with kale & sausage

Growing up, it was my mom who did all the cooking. When I got older and my mom went back to work, I took over cooking on weeknights. Making our meals back then was the spark of a lifetime of…

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cottage cheese cornbread & elsewhere…

It’s pretty easy to whip up a pan of cornbread, but it can be a bit trickier coming up with something that isn’t dry, bland and a step away from the garbage bin. My usual remedy is to add cheese – and it obviously works, as I’ve done HERE.

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seriously intense cocoa nib brownies

One of the easiest things to bake are brownies. I’ve always used the recipe from Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home since it always provides seriously awesome results. In fact, it’s actually foolproof – I know because I’ve totally goofed the…

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merry merry & last-minute peanut brittle

I’m a Christmas lover. Our house is decorated in sparkle and lights and we’ve got a beautifully scented eucalyptus wreath hanging on the inside of our front door. In the evenings, I burn my favorite fir-scented candle and listen to…

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napa mustard slaw with apple & walnuts

Winter is a busy time when you’ve got a craft business. There’s craft fairs, holiday orders and a lot of extra work. Double it when you add in your own web business. Add in a blog or two, and things…

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lemon cornmeal shortbread cookies

I know, I know…another cookie recipe. Really, if that’s the worst thing in the world then I’m happy I’m living in a cookie-filled world. However, this cookie is a bit different from most cookies that I make. For one, it’s…

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whole grains & vegetable soup

Yesterday I woke up and my eyeballs hurt. I was also walking around like a zombie. Despite having a good night’s sleep, I just couldn’t seem to wake up, so doing things like talking to clients and working on design…

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mexican nacho pizza

My pizza dough recipe was wack. You made it and you liked it. Phew! I’ve made some pretty interesting pizzas in my past. Remember when I made a pizza with goat cheese, spinach and figs? Or that time when I…

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