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June 2013

Slutty brownies with white chocolate chips

Slutty brownies – I must have been one of the last persons on the planet to notice these floating around on the internet (like a year late), and even then it took me a while to actually make them: slutty brownies have not made it to the top of my to-do list for quite some […] Read More

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Shrimp with mango salsa and rice

I’ve been working diligently this week on using up several pounds of mango I’ve had for about 2 weeks. They were not quite ripe enough, but now, after more than 2 weeks in the refrigerator, they are ready to serve their purpose! I’ve already made fish tacos, grilled salmon, seared black cod – all topped […] Read More

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Homemade vanilla crepes

Crepes…. so many childhood memories are tied to them. Sometimes I think I make them out of nostalgia for my long gone youth. :) These homemade vanilla crepes certainly accomplish the job of comforting anyone who is lucky to taste them. Who could refuse a sweet crepe for breakfast and/or dessert? Especially if you stuff […] Read More

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I love to make quick pasta packed with veggies and coated with lightened up creamy cheese sauce. I often use spinach and mushroom combination for veggies, and this time I wanted to try a different green vegetable that tends to undeservingly get little attention from me: green bell peppers. I’ve also decided to use large […] Read More

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This is one of my favorite, classic recipes for peanut butter cookies, and this time I added some M&M’s of dark chocolate variety to dress them up a bit. You can’t really go wrong combining dark chocolate candy and peanut butter, so cookies came out perfectly! They have a moist texture, almost like a brownie, […] Read More

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Asian fish and peanut sauce noodles

I love the idea of combining fish with pasta, but not all pasta and fish combinations work well in real life. What I found, however, is that using Asian flavors to create a base sauce for pasta and fish is always a win. For example, if you haven’t yet tried my recipe for Asian salmon […] Read More

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Apple pie has always been one of my most favorite desserts, and I am also addicted to crepes. As I was brainstorming the other day about what kind of new filling I should try for the stack of crepes I always seem to have somewhere nearby (perhaps, because I love making them from scratch), I […] Read More

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