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Basil Pesto Recipe

Basil Pesto Recipe

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Posted: August 4, 2011

One of my greatest pleasures during the summer months is buying a potted basil plant for our balcony. It invariably dies from a combination of bugs and dehydration, but during the weeks in which it […]

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Date Milkshake Recipe

Date Milkshake Recipe

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Posted: July 15, 2011

Hey, baby. Fancy a date shake? No, it’s not the newest dance craze, and it’s not something you do when you’re frustrated with your boyfriend. Date shakes, or date milkshakes, for the very particular, are […]

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Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe

Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe

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Posted: June 27, 2011

“What’s in a name? A cookie, by any other name, would taste just as sweet.” –with apologies to William Shakespeare Are you familiar with these cookies? They have a crumbly, sandy texture, a rich cinnamon-pecan […]

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Pecan-Crusted Fish Recipe

Pecan-Crusted Fish Recipe

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Posted: June 10, 2011

Being a dessert lover, I admit I am sometimes guilty of ignoring the savory side of nuts in favor of my beloved sweets. Sure, there are a million different desserts that benefit from the taste […]

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Homemade Fig Newtons Recipe

Homemade Fig Newtons Recipe

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Posted: May 27, 2011

You’ve probably made a batch or two of cookies in your day. Chocolate chip. Peanut butter. Oatmeal raisin. The usual. Maybe even rugelach, you awesome baker, you. But what about Fig Newtons? That’s right, Fig […]

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Cashew Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Cashew Caramel Popcorn Recipe

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Posted: May 16, 2011

Caramel Popcorn: is there anything it cannot do? In need of a treat for a party? Everyone loves caramel popcorn. Hosting a movie night? Forget buttered popcorn and serve caramel corn instead. Midnight munchies? Caramel […]

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

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Posted: April 25, 2011

This Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola recipe all started innocently enough. I had a bag of fresh roasted peanuts and decided to make a nutty peanut butter granola. I wanted to cut down on the fat and […]

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Easter Basket Cookies

Easter Basket Cookies

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Posted: April 18, 2011

Candy-filled Easter baskets are one of the great Easter traditions, along with dying Easter eggs and holding Easter egg hunts. I am not one to complain about a basket full of candy (in fact, I […]

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Passover Chocolate Toffee Matzah Recipe

Passover Chocolate Toffee Matzah Recipe

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Posted: April 7, 2011

Last week I wrote about Coconut Macaroons, one delicious way to enjoy sweets during the upcoming holiday of Passover. Today I have another great Passover-ready dessert for you: Passover Chocolate Toffee Matzah. Matzah, an unleavened […]

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Passover Macaroons Recipe

Passover Macaroons Recipe

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Posted: April 1, 2011

The holiday of Passover is soon approaching, and if you observe Passover, you know that you’ll bid a temporary farewell to leavened breads and ingredients like flour, baking powder, and baking soda–the building blocks of […]

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