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The End of the Pantry Challenge - Homemade Pizza

It’s been a couple of weeks since I started, and I’m happy to report that I’ve made solid progress on the freezer clear out. I’ve still got some blueberries to finish up and a few other items that were recent purchases, but I’ve dwindled things down quite a bit. 560 more words


"Torta Pasqualina" - Italian Easter Egg & Spinach Tart

a great pie that doesn’t need Easter as an excuse to be made

This is my take on the Italian Easter pie “torta pasqualina”.  It involves that holy trinity of ingredients: Spinach, cheese and eggs and when they combine in a goodly (Godly?) ratio the result is divine indeed. 751 more words


Lemon Poppyseed Ice-Cream Cake

Happy belated Easter everyone !  The above cake was my offering for this year’s Easter gathering at my sister’s place, and *gasp* it was not a cheesecake (imagine!).  586 more words


The Awkward Olive Does Lunch: the joy of déjeuner. Easy orzo salad with smoked salmon and lemon

When I first announced that I was changing jobs one of my friends asked me “Does this mean that you are going to have more of a fashion focus on your blog?” To which I kind of had to laugh a little bit. 896 more words


Beth’s Almond Apple Crumble Cheesecake

I wanted to change-up the desserts this year so I decided to do a different take on apple pie, since cheesecake is very popular in Argentina and Chile, I decided to make a combo of the two. 742 more words

Buenos Aires

Quick Fix #1

Inevitably, most of my sideline conversations turn towards food. While other parents are strategizing about player placement and playing time, I am polling people on their latest recipe successes and menu plans. 539 more words


baked challah french toast

We were at a farmer’s market this past Saturday, and came across some handmade challah. As soon as I saw it, I knew that it would be perfect for french toast the next morning. 352 more words