Archive | February, 2014

Peanut Butter Granola Bars

I’m all about cooking with kids. I desperately hope I can teach my daughter to enjoy and appreciate food the way I do, and so I encourage her involvement in the kitchen on a regular (I’d even say daily) basis. Not only do I want her to share this passion of mine so that it […]

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Whole Wheat Pasta with Chipotle Cream Sauce

I do not like handling dead animal. For several years now, my family (my parents, siblings, significant others) have been butchering pigs. For several years now, I have stayed as far away as possible while still being “helpful”.  I have no problem cooking and feeding the herd, or doing just about anything else that is […]

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Coconut Cream Cake

I love me some toasted coconut. I have a small (BIG) obsession with this ice cream stand called The Velvet Dip here in the summer and they have a toasted coconut cone dip that is out of this world. Toasting coconut brings out this amazing sweetness unlike anything else. Mmm. I  found this amazing white […]

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Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato Soup

I see all kinds of recipes on Pinterest showing parents how to sneak more vegetables into their kids’ food. I pin those kinds of recipes for myself. I hate vegetables. I mean, I’m okay with potatoes. Corn. Cooked carrots and peas are tolerable. But aside from that? No. Way. Because of this I was always […]

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No-Knead (Whole Wheat) Artisan Bread

I’m obsessed with this bread. I love making homemade bread — in my opinion, there is no better smell in the world than that of bread baking. And this bread makes it so easy to enjoy fresh, homemade bread anytime you want. Though this recipe is easy, it does take time. It needs a good […]

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