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Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Tart

April 5, 2012

Hungry?  If not, you will be after reading this post. Last week, as part of my trip to New York for the IACP Conference, I had the opportunity to take a tour entitled “Greenwich Village and Beyond: Exploring Italian Food.” If there’s one thing that I know, it’s this:  When you have the chance to.. read more →

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola Bars

March 29, 2012

I’m always worried that my husband is not going to eat enough whenever he is traveling or at work for what is shaping up to be a really long day.  There’s a little bit of a Jewish/Italian mother in me from that perspective. I’ve mentioned before that Eric is one of those people who can.. read more →

Toasted Coconut and Tangerine Pound Cake

March 21, 2012

I’d like to take a moment to brag…………about my friends. Somewhere in my 20s, I decided that being proud of my friends’ accomplishments is so much easier, so much more fun, and so much less stressful and exhausting than being jealous of them. And green is just not my color. I mean, sure, I still.. read more →

White Chocolate Baileys and Coffee Bars

March 1, 2012

I would love to take 100% credit for coming up with this delectable little recipe out of thin air.  I would really love to take credit because the result was far better than I had expected, indicated by the fact that I kept taking a teensy little sample slice here, and a teensy little sample.. read more →

Double Chocolate Whole Wheat Raspberry Waffles

February 24, 2012

I know that I do several things which my husband finds annoying.  But hey — that’s one of the best parts  of marriage, right?  Taking pleasure in doing the little things that annoy your spouse? No? Oh. Awkward. Anyhoo… I was saying…..     Of course, the difference is that the things that I do,.. read more →