Author Archives: thehonestbite

The Flag Cake

Well… [looking around…]  It’s been forever, but I am back!  Now, it wouldn’t be fair of me to come back after such a loooooooooooong hiatus without something special to make a trip here worth you while, now would it?  So … Continue reading

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Farm Stand Dinner

I promised I would show you what I did with all that farm stand goodness and here it is: Corn with black beans!  Okay, I’ll admit that I did mess this up because I wasn’t paying attention and sauteed the … Continue reading

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Farm Stand Bounty

Here is today’s bounty from the farm stand… pretty exciting!  Tune in tomorrow to find out what I’m going to do with all of this goodness.  🙂

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Recipe | Olive Oil Cake

I have mastered science!!  This may not be the moment you’ve all been waiting for, but I don’t care.  This is it!!  The very first cake recipe I developed on my own.  It needed one little tweak from it’s first … Continue reading

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Fudge, Feuds and Frustrations

For the back story to this post, please see Fudge, Feuds and My Poor Husband. A simple batch of fudge is completely kicking my butt.  Perhaps I should mention that there is absolutely NOTHING simple about making fudge.  Fudge-making is … Continue reading

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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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