Summer Harvest Veggiecakes

Summer Harvest Veggiecakes

They’re taunting me.

It’s like they’re saying, would ya please come up with something?

I swear, that pile of zukes and yellow squash from Dad’s garden is multiplying when I’m not looking. I’ve made the usual suspects–zucchini bread, zucchini casserole, zucchini boats, sautéed [...]

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Hot Peach Vidalia Cheese Spread

Hot Peach Vidalia Cheese Spread

I rode the bike to church Sunday, and one of the first persons I ran into was my friend Loanna. She was looking all forlorn because she said she had brought me something and wasn’t sure I could carry it on the bike. I got all excited because Loanna [...]

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Blueberry Lemon Drop Popcorn

Blueberry Lemon Drop Popcorn

I’m so anxious to jump on the Dessert Challenge bandwagon again, since I had to miss it the last 2 months. To refresh your memory, Sheryl, at Lady Behind the Curtain, has picked 2 ingredients each month (such as coconut and lime or caramel and pretzels) that we are supposed [...]

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Garlicky Thai Chicken Pizza

Garlicky Thai Chicken Pizza by Jazzy Gourmet

It is of my belief that all good savory recipes start out with garlic (and onions, for that matter). I don’t know, it’s like if the kitchen doesn’t wreak when I’m done cooking, I just haven’t accomplished my job properly.

Ya know what I mean?

As [...]

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Make Your Own Profiteroles

How to Make Your Own Profiteroles

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

A few months ago, my S.O. and I had a rather humorous conversation involving the word “profiteroles” . I was making a batch one evening; and well, I guess you could say there was a wee bit of some miscommunication! To read about it, [...]

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Lime Dip

Chocolate Covered Cherry Lime Dip by Jazzy Gourmet

with Mini Profiterole Dunkin’ Sticks

My heart is filled with gratitude right now. Many of you read about my aunt and her “Easter feast” a couple of weeks ago. (If you missed the post, it is here: Easter Egg Nest Centerpiece.) Little did I know how close I came [...]

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Phyllo (Fill-o) My Cup Bar

Phyllo My Cup Bar

The other night, we had our friend Michelle over for a VERY important basketball game. Ya see, Indiana University was playing Michigan State, and it was a HUGE match-up, since they are 1 and 2 in the Big 10, respectively. More importantly, my S.O. and I are IU alums, [...]

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Choco-Chili Chicken Wings

Choco-Chili Chicken Wings

Every Sunday evening, my S.O. and I have “splurge night”, where we allow ourselves to have something a bit (OK, maybe a lot) more decadent than our usual weekday fare.

So why Sunday, you may ask? Well, we have tried putting splurge night on Friday or Saturday, [...]

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Smoky Persimmon Cranberry Compote

Smoky Persimmon Cranberry Compote

You know how some recipes start out by accident?

Well, I was in the middle of making cranberry sauce when my S.O. called and was lost coming home from a conference in a nearby state. I ran to the computer to get directions, came back to my [...]

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Chicago Style Cashew Crunch

Chicago Style Cashew Crunch

Any Chicago peeps out there know that the place to go for popcorn in the Windy City is Garrett’s Popcorn Shop.

If you’re in the city and don’t know where it’s located, all you have to do is stick your whiffer in the air and the wafting [...]

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