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Asparagus Pesto Pasta

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The first weekend on May marked the return of the weekly grower’s market in my little town. The market had mostly starter plants for sale – tomatoes, flowers, herbs, and the like. But there were…

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Cheesy Southwest Sweet Potatoes

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It’s Crunch Time (aka Almost the End of the Semester)! This means mountains of grading, limited kitchen time, and quick meals. Cheesy Southwest Sweet Potatoes are great Crunch Time fare.  Sweet potatoes, cheese, onions, beans,…

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Poppyseed Bread


Amy and I seem to be on the same wavelength lately. I’m not sure if you have noticed, but Amy and I alternate sharing recipes every Monday and while we often talk about what we…

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The final product, frosting and all

Cinnamon Rolls

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In the words of the great Barry White, “sweetness is my weakness” – and we all know he was really talking about cinnamon rolls. Specifically the ones my mom makes and my grandma made. These…

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Individual Pavlovas


It’s been far too long since we’ve posted a dessert, so I’ve got a great one for you this week.  When I was a kid, my mom would occasionally make pavlova birthday cakes.  Pavlova is…

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On Our Plates: Easter Brunch

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It’s Easter time again! I absolutely love Easter. Of course the meaning of Easter resonates on a deep spiritual level, but it also feels like so many of it’s spiritual themes are also paralleled in…

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