Monthly Archives: July 2011

Recipe | Irish Soda Bread (No Knead)

No Knead = EASY This is definitely not my bread recipe, but I love it.  This is a no-knead, no rise time, no yeast, quick bread from Darina Allen that Alice Waters shared in her book In the Green Kitchen: … Continue reading

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Fruit and Veggie Wash

True story:  Standing in the Publix produce department, I once saw a rather haggard, middle-aged woman take an apple and rub it all over her face and neck then decide that wasn’t “the one” and put it back.  She proceeded … Continue reading

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Recipe | Pinot Noir Honey Sage Brisket

To be completely honest, I’m not a full-blooded vegetarian.  Every now and then, there is a recipe that brings me back to the omnivore side of the dinner table for a few bites when ethically farmed grass-fed meat is served … Continue reading

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I Rule

I am pretty darn proud of myself today.  I’ve only really gotten into baking in the last year and I’ve come a long way.  Baking is science and I have a long love/hate history with science.  Yes, making a cake … Continue reading

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Fudge, Feuds, and My Poor Husband

I am guessing that horse poop tastes worse that the fudge I bought at Shaw’s today but I’ve never had horse poop so I could be wrong.  I was expecting your typical grocery store fudge but a little piece would … Continue reading

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