Monthly Archives: July 2011

buttercream baby

Even though I did make my Grandmama boxed cupcakes, I did make awesome, homemade frosting to go on top. Chocolate buttercream. And really the name says it all: it’s chocolate and it’s butter. And cream and sugar. For some reason, … Continue reading

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Morning tangents

Sometimes, I go on tangents. I’ll take pictures of different stuff throughout my day and then realize when I come to write a post that they are completely random and have nothing whatsoever to do with each other. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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bonfires, beans, birthdays

As my mom snapped beans today, she got a little creative with the finished ones and demanded  I come be impressed with her handiwork. Ok, duly noted mom. I suggested she set this on fire like they do at those … Continue reading

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book-lovin’

As much as I love to cook and bake (and eat!) I also love to read. According to my mother, I taught myself how to read, and I’ve been going at it ever since! I was an English major where … Continue reading

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creativity.

My sister came back from a fancy-schmancy weekend getaway with her boyfriend husband (why did I do that?) and had a stuffed portobello mushroom with artichokes, cheese. It looked a lot like the kind we sell at Mellow Mushroom and … Continue reading

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ladies tart.

Whenever I see this recipe in my mom’s recipe book I envision little old ladies sitting around in flowered dresses, sipping pink lemonade and water out of crystal goblets, eating dainty bites of food-chicken salad on a lettuce leaf, fruit … Continue reading

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there’s only one

When I was in high school there was a kind of cheesy promotional video for football featuring a bunch of different players saying, “there’s only one” with dramatic music in the background. (Only one football team like ours). Well, I … Continue reading

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