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Tres Leches Cake in a Cup

I guess it’s more accurate to call it “cake in a mug”, but “cake in a cup” is nicely alliterative. I dumped one of them out of the mug for serving, since otherwise it wouldn’t have been much of a … Continue reading

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Nuremberg

Nuremberg. Famous and infamous. Not only the site of the huge annual Nazi party conventions, but of course also the Nuremberg Trials. We started the day with a driving tour of Nuremberg which took us to the Nazi party rally … Continue reading

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No-Fuss Grape Pie

One of my favorite pies has always been Concord Grape Pie. But it’s SO. MUCH. WORK. Every time I spend hours seeding those stupid little grapes, I swear I’ll never do it again. Enter Trader Joe’s. The newest Fearless Flyer … Continue reading

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Figs in a Blanket, with Monks on the Side

That’s figs with an “F”. I bought some fresh figs the other day, and was searching the ‘net for some recipes. I came across a recipe for “Figs in a Blanket“. I loved the word play, and the recipe sounded … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gadgets

I have way more kitchen gadgets and appliances than I need (or have room for), yet it’s hard to get rid of them. I really do use most of them, though there are probably a few things I could get … Continue reading

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Delicious!

When I saw this recipe for Espresso Granita at Smitten Kitchen, I knew I had to try it right away. I was pretty sure I’d like it, but this is a recipe that totally blew me away. It will probably … Continue reading

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Low Hanging Fruit

The Serviceberries (also known as Saskatoon berries, especially in Canada) are heavy on my tree, despite having picked a couple of quarts already over the past few days. Looks like I need to get picking again! So much fruit for … Continue reading

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Darn it, Cookie!

Look what SHE made me do: Those are Cinnamon Roll pancakes, my friends. Pancakes loaded with a cinnamon/sugar swirl, all caramelized and crusty, with a cream cheese glaze on top. It was totally Cookie’s fault. I’d had this recipe for … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I’m not sure whether these look more like Easter chicks or Killer Klowns from Outer Space, but whatever.

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Big Lots Bonanza

I love cruising through discount stores. Larry and I used to go to Big Lots (formerly MacFrugal’s, even more formerly Pic ‘N’ Save), and the dollar store* almost every weekend, just for fun. Most times we wouldn’t buy anything, but … Continue reading

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