March 2007

And The Winner Is…

March 21, 2007

Sometimes it’s a good thing to be addicted to Google reader. Today I proved that statement to be true when I won free ice cream from Serious Eats. This isn’t just any old ice cream though, this is a box of ice cream from the new Häagen-Dazs reserve line including flavors like Hawaiian Lehua Honey […]

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Asparagus Parsley Pesto Risotto Bake

March 21, 2007

Asparagus is my favorite vegetable so I jumped at the chance to try the Asparagus Parsley Pesto Risotto Bake featured in the April issue of Rachael Ray’s magazine. Admittedly, I was a little freaked out by the whole “risotto bake” part of the title. I wasn’t entirely sure if it was going to work, but […]

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Nutella Self-Frosting Cupcakes

March 18, 2007

I’m addicted to my rss feeds on google reader. I always read the food blogs folder first (even before my “celebrity gossip” selections — sorry Perez Hilton, food always trumps pictures of bald Britney and her adventures in rehab). One of my favorite cooking blogs is Slashfood. I’m pretty sure I audibly squealed when I […]

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Cowboy Steak and Garlic Fries

March 17, 2007

I made a phenomenal steak the other day for Chris and Anna and now I’m a huge fan of the “rub.” The rub I’m gushing over actually consisted of chili powder, coriander, mustard, brown sugar, espresso and salt & pepper — who knew such an odd assortment of flavors could taste so incredibly amazing! Well […]

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Garlic and Citrus Chicken

March 5, 2007

I’d only baked a chicken once before, last year on Easter, but it came out fine so I figured when I decided to roast another chicken (using the same recipe I might add) that I’d be an old pro by now. Unfortunately, overconfidence in the kitchen is not a good thing. It all started out […]

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