Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin

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Welcome to the countdown for the Kentucky Derby. Why would I usher in this horse race with these blondies? If you’re intrigued, keep reading about “Sugar Rush”. (That would make a great name for a horse, don’t you think?) . . . → Read More: Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin

Pepsi Brownies for May’s Food ‘n Flix: The Goonies

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I came of age in the 80s.   I am a child of the 80s.  Sometimes I think the 80s were the best decade.  If the 80s were so rockin’ for me, then why have I never seen The Goonies?

Yep, I am a Goonies virgin.   And, to qualify, I think that The Goonies probably . . . → Read More: Pepsi Brownies for May’s Food ‘n Flix: The Goonies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix for C.L.U.E.

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Welcome to the December edition of C.L.U.E. This month’s theme focused on food our grandmothers would have cooked. To spice it up a bit, the society members were tasked with searching our assigned blogs for something that your grandmother would have cooked AND then sharing an authentic recipe from our own grandmother’s recipe. . . . → Read More: Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix for C.L.U.E.

Vegan Brownies with Flax

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A vegan brownie recipe for this month’s Secret Recipe Club… . . . → Read More: Vegan Brownies with Flax

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies–“Awright, awright, awright”

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These brownies could easily be made gluten-free. They also have the alternative title of the Matthew McConaughey “Awright, awright, awright” Brownies. Intrigued? . . . → Read More: Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies–“Awright, awright, awright”

Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: The Breakfast Club

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Yes, I know that The Breakfast Club wasn’t chock full of foodie references.

Yes, I know that besides the title itself and the lunch scene, there is not a whole lot of food in this film.

But, dontcha know I think it was a worthy film for Food ‘n Flix this month. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: The Breakfast Club

Ginger-Almond Brownies

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These brownies have some unexpected flavors and are even better the next day after all the flavors meld together. They would be perfect for a New Year’s Eve celebration. . . . → Read More: Ginger-Almond Brownies

Fudgy Salted Caramel Brownies

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Today is September’s SRC Reveal Day! . . . → Read More: Fudgy Salted Caramel Brownies

Coconut-Pecan Brownie Bites (plus an unhealthier version)

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This double brownie post is also doing double-duty for the Food ‘n Flix post this month over “Practical Magic.” . . . → Read More: Coconut-Pecan Brownie Bites (plus an unhealthier version)

Pumpkin-White Chocolate Brownies

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OK.

Do brownies have to be chocolate?

Do they have to be rich and gooey and delicious?

Let’s just say “No” to the former and a big “YES” to the latter.

I started decorating for Halloween today (yes, I am late), and I started to set out my only two pumpkins from the garden.   I . . . → Read More: Pumpkin-White Chocolate Brownies

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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