Monthly Archives: September 2013

Berry Tart

I bought a bunch of fresh raspberries at Trader Joe’s yesterday, and then thought, hmmmm, what shall I make with them.. I had fresh strawberries as well so thought a tart sounded good. And yes, it IS good! The dough: … Continue reading

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Sally Lunn Bread

I figured I’d try a new bread last night – had some friends over for dinner and figured I’d use them as guinea pigs! 🙂 I picked out this bread as it just sounded good. A little like Challah bread … Continue reading

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Berry Tart

I made a berry tart today for dinner tonight. It smells fabulous! Recipe will be up soon! Eating on the deck as the weather is so fabulous today!

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Creamy Baked Pasta (with chicken – optional)

2 cups ziti or penne or ditalini. 14-16 oz marinara sauce 4 average size tomatoes (or you could use a small can of diced tomatoes) 3 oz cubed cream cheese 1 cup chopped cooked chicken – Optional – (I always … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip pan cookies

My daughter LOVES these pan cookies! 1 box light brown sugar (2 cups) 2/3 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs, beaten 2 3/4 cup flour 2 1/2 tsp baking powder dash salt 8 oz (or more to your liking) chocolate chips … Continue reading

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Is your brown sugar as hard as a rock?

here’s what to do.. Place the brown sugar in a microwaveable container. Place 2 damp paper towels on top. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 30 seconds, and then fluff the sugar. Continue at 10 second intervals … Continue reading

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The ceiling is painted!

Best advice: do NOT use a block sander. What a joke. I fired up the electric sander and it did the job in no time. Wow.

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