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Homemade Peanut Butter

Once you make peanut butter at home, it will be very difficult to get excited about storebought peanut butter ever again. Not that eating peanut butter of any kind would ever...

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When It’s a Holiday Week

When it’s a holiday week in the middle of the summer, you should: 1. Soak in as much gorgeous weather as you can. Coronado Island Savor and relish every sunny second....

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Spinach Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Cheesy Squares

I don’t often say that I love a savory food, but I will say that I love spinach and artichoke dip to the point that you should not leave me alone...

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June 2012 Recipes

It’s the last day of the month and in keeping with my plan at the beginning of the year to recap the noteworthy things I made, here goes: No-Bake Rolo and...

15 Red White and Blue Recipes

It’s almost the Fourth of July and although I haven’t made any adorable festive food that’s red, white, and blue all in one, I do have recipes from each color. If...

Thursday Things

Time for this week’s Thursday Things: 1. Marshmallow Sauce – Gosh that looks heavenly Bon Appetit featured this sauce in their July issue within a story about ice cream and cold...

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Healthy Surprise Snack Box Giveaway

Healthy Surprise recently sent me this box of snacks and wants me to give away a box to one lucky reader. I’ve received snack boxes in the past but this one...

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Pumpkin Spiced Brown Rice Tempeh and Cranberry Salad

It’s never to early to start thinking about pumpkin season even if that means it’s not even the Fourth of July. Pumpkin knows no seasons. At least in the blogosphere. As...

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New Storage Cabinet

Last week I mentioned that I ordered this Hemnes Glass-Door Cabinet from Ikea. It was delivered Friday and I had it assembled Saturday morning. Then I started moving in. All the...

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Mango and Sour Cream Muffins with Streusel Topping

These muffins were not supposed to happen. I wanted to make blueberry sour cream donuts and thought I had a bag of frozen blueberries on hand but realized, whoops, I didn’t....