Double Chocolate Cookies

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If you’re looking for a soft, chewy, fudgy, chocolatey, cookie – look no futher! This recipe comes from Mike’s cousin and as soon as I tasted them I knew I needed to make them. I wasted no time in asking for the recipe and making them as birthday...

Best Ever Banana Bread

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Last week I made banana bread to take into work. I love to make banana bread, and I’ve tried a lot of different kinds, but this one is by far my favorite. I got it from my best friend, and I would say it lives up to its...

Mexican Lasagna

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Last week, Mike’s sister, cousin and her kids came over for a cooking adventure. We picked a great Rachael Ray recipe to experiment with - Mexican Lasagna. It was definitely a 30 minute meal – easy to put together, and it tasted great. We didn’t...

Overnight Dinner Rolls

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Last week there were two birthdays in the family (Mike’s dad and sister), and my contribution to the celebratory dinner was supposed to be some type of bread. I knew I wouldn’t have time to make bread after work and before dinner, so I...

Strawberry Blackberry Trifle

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The only contribution I made to Easter dinner this year was dessert. Although, actually, that’s more of a contribution than I usually make. My mom was planning on making some sort of cheesecake trifle, but I convinced her that the Strawberry Raspberry trifle I...

Margarita Pizza

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NOTE: Updated recipe and pictures here:  Margarita Pizza Last Friday night, by putting in a total of about $4 and 15 minutes, I managed to get the highest recipe rating I’ve ever gotten from my husband. We had an easy version of Margarita Pizza. It...

White Chocolate Chip Blondies

White Chocolate Chip Blondies

I’ve never made blondies before, (I’m not sure I’ve even had one before), but the way they’re always described intrigued me – a brownie without the chocolate? sounds great! These looked very promising from the pictures, and best of all, they’re customizable. There is...

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love thick, chewy, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. (Actually, if you haven’t already noticed, I tend to love anything with chocolate chips in it…). I’ve had great ones from bakeries – if you’ve ever been to Loafer’s and eaten their oatmeal chocolate chip cookie,...

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

On Sunday evening we had our friends, Kevin and Hillary over for dinner. I knew they had previously tried and liked the chicken and chickpea curry recipe so I decided to try out another similar sort of recipe on them. (Similar in that it...

Asian Pork Linguine

Asian Pork Linguine

Last night I met up with Jess (Mike’s sister) and Laura (Mike’s cousin) for some group cooking and hanging out time. We picked a new recipe from the most recent Healthy Cooking magazine, each provided a few ingredients, and made ourselves dinner. It was...