October 2010

Black Pepper-Cheddar-Chive Drop Biscuits

October 26, 2010
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I love a good hot biscuit covered in melted butter. Don’t you? What I dislike is rolling out dough, making a mess, and then having the whole concoction fall flat in the oven. I’ve comes to terms with the fact that biscuit dough hates me. It’s cool. My grandmother got all of the biscuit making […]

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Perfect Pumpkin Cookies

October 14, 2010
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It’s pumpkin time again! A few weekends ago CK and I traveled to Connecticut for a joint October Kelly family birthday celebration. CK’s dad requested that I bring something pumpkin flavored to the shindig so my mind instantly turned towards cookies. There was only one problem. Pumpkin cookies are notoriously fluffy, misshapen, and much too […]

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The Geometry of Pasta and Eggplant Lasagne

October 6, 2010
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When I first received a copy of The Geometry of Pasta in the mail (thank you kind publisher!) my initial reaction was a bit less than impressed. For me, cookbooks should have bright and colorful photographs preferably accompanying as many recipes as possible, but this book contained a simple, rather restrained layout of text that […]

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