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5 July, 2017

War Cake

War Cake
Posted in : dessert, food, History, recipe, snack, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Schramm
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The days surrounding Independence Day (for any country) are always a good time to do some delving into your nation’s history. For me, as an American, I’ve done my fair share of reading on periods of war from the 1700s through to current times. A period that holds a lot of personal interest for me
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14 June, 2017

Glazed “Dough-Nots”

Glazed “Dough-Nots”
Posted in : breakfast, dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Schramm
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If you’re like me, you probably like doughnuts but don’t like to think about the calories. A lot of those come from frying the dough. Well, with this, we skip the frying and bake it instead! From there, you can glaze them (like I did), fill them (with a piping tip and your favorite pudding
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7 June, 2017

One-Pan Salmon and Vegetables

One-Pan Salmon and Vegetables
Posted in : dinner, easy, fish, food, one pan, recipe, vegetables on by : Jeanette Schramm
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If you’re someone who keeps up with my blog, you’ll likely notice a trend or two with my dinner posts: 1) they make two heaping portions (so, realistically, probably 4, like this one), 2) they’re often salmon dishes. There it is. My secret is out. I like salmon. The good news is that you can make
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31 May, 2017

Giant Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Giant Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Posted in : dessert, easy, food, recipe on by : Jeanette Schramm
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Peanut butter and chocolate go together like… well, peanut butter and chocolate! They’re a dynamic combination that’s sure to satisfy that loudmouthed sweet tooth. Among the matriarchs in my family (my mom and my Nana anyway), chocolate and peanut butter are a favorite combination, and I’m following in their footsteps. May 4th is my Mom’s birthday (and
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26 April, 2017

Strawberry-Filled Rose Water Cupcakes

Strawberry-Filled Rose Water Cupcakes
Comments : 3 Posted in : dessert, food, intermediate, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Schramm
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I’ve always loved baking, but for all my years of practice, I’ve never really gotten adventurous with it. I recently came into ownership of a cupcake holer, and I figured I might as well give it a try; worst-case scenario, I ruin a batch of cupcakes. Then I thought about it a bit more and
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25 April, 2016

Substitutes and Simple Scratches

Comments : 1 Posted in : butter, buttermilk, egg, hints, honey mustard, mayonnaise, milk, oil, peanut butter, recipe, sauce, substitutes, substitutions, teriyaki, tips, tricks, Uncategorized on by : Jeanette Schramm

“Oh no, I’m out of ___!”It happens to the best of us. You’re going along, making a recipe, and all of a sudden, you turn around and you’re out of something you were positive you had.Don’t panic! I’ve got a list of substitutes here for you to get you out of whatever corner you’ve unintentionally baked
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11 April, 2016

Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Black Beans and Rice)

Posted in : beans, breakfast, Costa Rica, dinner, easy, guest, guest post, international, lunch, recipe, rice, Uncategorized, vegan on by : Jeanette Schramm

Hey, all! Today’s post was written for us by my dear friend, Kristen Navarro. While I did the cooking and took the pictures, the writing, recipe, and story are all her — you go, girl! Hopefully, I’ll do the recipe justice (I haven’t got a drop of Costa Rican in my blood, but I do
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