Monthly Archives: January 2012

valentine’s day cupcakes

Make everyone break their New Year’s resolution diets by bringing these everywhere you go. These cupcakes were the best cupcakes I’ve ever had. And I had two other people tell me that too! So, it must be true. I’ve never … Continue reading

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the weekender 1/20/2012

Happy Weekend, Folks. I’m just going to be honest and say that I’ve spent all of my free time this week watching Downton Abbey. I’m hooked and almost done with the first season. Such  great costumes. Ok. On to the fun … Continue reading

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it’s not too late: last minute new year’s resolutions

We’re only two weeks into the new year. Maybe you’re sick of hearing about resolutions. Maybe they’re passé and maybe everyone has given up. But here are some last minute resolutions that are easy to incorporate into your life. Plus, they’re completely achievable. … Continue reading

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vegetarian pineapple chili

I got a slow cooker for Christmas and wanted to give it a go. This pineapple chili and it was a hit with the non-vegetarian crowd. ingredients: 1 1/2 cups dry red beans 1 1/2 cups dry black beans 2 tsp salt … Continue reading

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how not to ruin your nonstick pan

Did you catch this NY times article posted last year? I stumbled across it when I was Googling why my Teflon pan was sticky. It turns out that I’m doing everything wrong. (source) Why I don’t deserve nice things (or at least, nonstick cooking pans): … Continue reading

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the weekender: 1/13/2012

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but I’ve found some useful links on the web this week. I thought I’d share. – You know those really sugary and soft cookies with frosting that hardly even taste … Continue reading

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managing your recipes using Gmail labels

Have you ever stumbled across a delicious recipe on the internet? Do you write it down? Say to yourself you’ll remember it for later? Bookmark it? I don’t have many brilliant moments, but managing my recipes using gmail is one of … Continue reading

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