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In Our Bowls: Soups!

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Now that the holidays have passed, it’s time to hunker down and stick it out through the cold, grey months of winter.  Thankfully, a great bowl of hot soup can help make at least part…

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Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd

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Baking is a luxury.  There’s something about setting aside a morning to put together a cake that just feels extravagant.  It isn’t practical and doesn’t check off any boxes.  Taking the time to bake means…

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Spicy Pan-Fried Noodles

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Noodles! Long, short, skinny, fat, boiled, pan-fried, layered, or sauced, I love ‘em.  We’ve posted a whole bunch of noodle recipes on this blog, ranging from chicken soup to baked ziti, Cincinnati chili, mac &…

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Best of 2014

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2014 was a busy year for both Amy and me. Amy finished her PhD, moved to the Philadelphia area, and has settled into life as a busy professor.  My year was a little less dramatic,…

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Orange Fennel Challah

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For the last four years, I’ve been making challah and giving it to neighbors and friends for Christmas gifts.  The cinnamon-scented bread makes great toast for holiday breakfasts, and I usually kept a few extra…

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