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Peach Streusel Muffins

Although I almost never eat them plain, peaches are one of my favorite fruits. First I absolutely love the color of a peach with its skin removed. The pale orange gradually darkening into a deep mauve-ish color. Then there is the smell of peaches. It just screams ‘SUMMER!’ I could […]

Meringue Cookies

Some ice cream recipes, like the s’mores one leaves you with A LOT of egg whites. I had no idea what to do with EIGHT egg whites. I first thought of an omelet, but it was the middle of the afternoon and I wasn’t hungry for an omelet and those […]

Recipe Swap: Shrimp Po Boy Sandwiches

Sometimes I wonder if there is a recipe god of coincidence. I’ve had some shrimp in the freezer for a while now and every recipe I plan to make with them just hadn’t happened. I went searching through my binders to find something and found a recipe for Shrimp Po’ […]

Peach Raspberry Pie

As much as I hate to rush summer along, I am always impatient for August to come along so peaches are in season, plentiful and super cheap. Since May or so I’ve marked the peach recipes in my to-make binder so I could easily find them come August. Ironically this […]

Margherita Pizza

I am sad to admit that I only had fresh mozzarella cheese for the first time last year. Yes, I spent 26 years of my life eating the shredded mozzarella cheese you get in a bag. I can also admit it was quite some time before I realized that the […]

Fried Sweet Corn with Basil Butter

As silly as it sounds, I would have never thought to fry corn. Since steamed, boiled, and grilled are the more common preparations, I tend to gravitate toward those. But when I saw this recipe as part of the July Improv Challenge, I knew I needed to try out frying […]

SRC: Chocolate Biscotti

The first time I had biscotti was not long after Tom and I were dating. We were at his parents house and his mom picked it up somewhere. I wasn’t expecting to like it since it just looked like an overcooked and hard sugar cookie but I was pleasantly surprised […]

Cake Batter Ice Cream

Oh cake batter, how I love thee. I thought about a poem or haiku here but I’m tired and I can’t think of any rhyming words that have to do with cake batter. Clatter, fatter, matter… How I love you, delicious cake batter But how I wish you wouldn’t make […]

Cheddar-Chive Twice-Baked Potatoes

Why bake a potato once when you can bake it twice? For years I never understood why people would spend the time to make a potato more than once when a baked potato was perfectly good all on its own. And then I had a twice baked potato filled with […]

Cherry & Brownie Bite Ice Cream

Confession: While my ice cream maker whipped this together I made a list of 20 different flavors of ice cream that I want to make. Yes, twenty. And they include ones such as cake batter, s’mores, apple pie, pumpkin, sweet corn, egg nog and nutella swirl. So  now I need […]