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Dean & DeLuca Gift Bows

December 2, 2011
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It’s a regular Christmas miracle people! I’ve done something crafty and lived to tell the tale. I re-discovered the How About Orange homemade gift bow tutorial recently while reviewing the “Christmas” tag on my Delicious account. This was an item I’d saved way back in 2009 when I can only assume I was suffering from […]

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Homemade BBQ Chicken Pizza

October 28, 2009
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Since taking an adult cooking class on pizza making taught by Ron Sarni at Create-a-Cook in Newton, Massachusetts last winter CK and I have been experimenting with various pie toppings almost every week. Of all the combinations and experiments we’ve attempted the one we come back to time and time again is this simple BBQ […]

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Onion Studded Hamburger Rolls

June 10, 2009
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The closest grocery store to my apartment is a Whole Foods and while I love their produce and organic offerings I really hate their pre-packaged hamburger buns. They aren’t really a texture that I enjoy and they taste…well…odd. Yes, I do realize that I sound like a picky 6-year-old. There is a silver lining to […]

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Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: Toaster Tarts

May 4, 2009
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Don’t forget! You have until 6 PM EST on Friday, May 8th to enter the contest to win your very own copy of Karen Solomon’s new cookbook, Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It. Simply follow this link and leave a comment. It couldn’t be easier. ********** I love that author Karen Solomon considers her new […]

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Raised Doughnuts: Raising the Roof with Mom

December 29, 2008
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The weekend before Christmas I went home to Maine in order to spend an early holiday with my family. Sunday morning, after the presents had been opened and the Eggnog Milkshakes thoroughly enjoyed, my mom and I decided to make her drop-dead delicious Raised Doughnuts. This kitchen adventure was particularly special because my mom hasn’t […]

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CK Cooks: Aunt Kara’s Ambrosia

November 27, 2008
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Thanksgiving is the premier holiday for the Kelly family, and for as long as I can remember my favorite part of the meal has always been Ambrosia. This admittedly strange concoction of coconut, marshmallows, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and sour cream has touched my taste buds like nothing else on the overflowing table. While I’ve always […]

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The Sunday Saga of the Ravioli

October 21, 2008

On Sunday a wave of ambition overcame me and I decided that I would make homemade ravioli. Keep in mind that this was after I’d already made french toast for breakfast, and baked cookies for CK’s office. Really I should have just laid on the couch in my pajamas watching Lifetime movies like a normal […]

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CK Cooks: Homemade Applesauce

August 7, 2008

One of the things Erin and I have enjoyed the most over the last few months has been the weekly deliveries from Boston Organics. Unfortunately, we found ourselves neglecting the occasional apple thrown in the bin with the rest of the delicious fruits and veggies. Of course, an apple here, and an apple there, and […]

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