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The Best Thing I Have Ever Made with My Ice Cream Maker

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt! What’s that? You say it’s September? You say, “Isn’t Strawberry Frozen Yogurt kinda silly in, uh, September? You know, like 2 months after berry season?”

Yeah. So what’s your point? I managed to find some strawberries at Trader Joe’s a couple of days ago, was just walking by and I smelled […]

Hooray for Bran Muffins (and Clams)!

I know they’re healthy, but quite honestly, I really like bran muffins. Chewy and dark and dense. Especially with tasty things in them liked dried peaches, pecans and brown sugar.

But, they are still good for you because they have apple sauce instead of oil. Now, go make some.

Whole Wheat Peach & […]

WCC 32: Shrimp De Jonghe (Garlic!!)

Oh! Garlic! This is the Weekend Cookbook Challenge I was born to post about. I love the garlic. Thank you so much to Carla at Chocolate Moosey for hosting this month and choosing one of my most favorite things in the whole world!

This is a crazy, old school recipe from a time, to […]

The Halibut Sandwich That Ate Portland (or At Least Tried To…)

But we ate them instead. Damn, these were huge. But so very good. Instead of baguette, which I thought would be too hard for the fish, we used 2 sandwich rolls. They worked quite well. Basically, look for bread that is of like size and shape to your fish and you will be fine. […]

Zucchini Carbonara for Two

I recently watched an episode of the Jamie Oliver* show on Food Network and he made this. I was transfixed. And even though jwa is not crazy about zucchini, I knew we would be having this soon. Wow. This was good. I used some diced pancetta from Trader Joe’s and zucchini I got from […]