Tag Archives: Bake

Salmon and Lentils with Herb-Mustard Butter

I went on a 26 mile bike ride with my friend Tami in 90 degree heat, and we finished up at 4:00 p.m.  To say I was wiped out would be an understatement.  After I got home, took a quick shower and guzzled a gallon water, I had to start up dinner.  Usually trying out […]

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Soft Pretzel Sticks

On Sunday while I was drinking my coffee and checking out recipes on the web, Food & Wine posted a picture of these beautiful pretzel sticks.   The house was quiet because both of our boys are out of town right now, so I decided to try out the recipe.  Jim popped into the kitchen […]

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Tipped in Chocolate

These cookies are so simple to make, with limited ingredients, time and easy clean-up.  They look so elegant and are quite addictive! 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chocolate chips 2 cup of bittersweet 60% […]

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Iced Sugar Cookies

Whenever I throw a party I like to hand my guests a little something to take home with them when they leave. This time I chose one of my favorite all time cookies!  Cause really, who doesn’t love a sugar cookie with icing? I ran to the Cooking Store to pick up a cookie cutter […]

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Quick Quiche in a Muffin Tin

Who doesn’t love Quiche?  Though men won’t admit to it because they think its “girlie” they do love it!! The classic French Quiche actually originated in Germany, in the medieval kingdom of Lothringen, which was under German rule. (Renamed Lorraine when it came under French control – hence, Quiche Lorraine).  The word ‘Quiche’ is derived […]

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Crew Cookies

Jacob rows on his High School crew team.  The team participates in about 5 regattas a season.  They usually have to arrive on race day around 6 a.m. and don’t leave the race site until 6 p.m..  Feeding all those kids all day long is a serious production.  If you have ever been to a […]

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Blueberry Cupcakes

Are these good?  Let’s just say I was going to share a few with friends and my family said a resounding “NO”!  Enough said. I had one the day they were made (of course), I stored the few that remained after the first night in the refrigerator for later, so I had a ‘few’ cold. […]

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Lemon Pound Cake

I ordered this adorable Nordic Ware Honeycomb Cake Pan on-line and as soon as I opened the box I had to make a cake to show it off. This recipe can be used in two loaf pans, 10″ round cake pan, or 10″ Bundt pan. Cake: 3 cups flour 1 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking […]

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