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peanut butter cookies for grown-ups

Since becoming empty nesters, I keep way less stuff in the cupboards. Last week when I really wanted to bake something but realized I had no flour…I had to get creative. 242 more words

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Trying to enjoy the mystery

This morning I happened upon my Google history from last night:

How many calories in sleeve saltine crackers?
How many calories in saltines with chedder butter? 1,328 more words


Expectation vs. Execution

I’m my own worst critic. The negative voices in my head can be quite loud, even when the reality is otherwise. Let me give you an example… 1,159 more words


Crème Brûlée French Toast

We didn’t have good luck with parent days this year. For Father’s Day weekend, K was getting over a bad cold. For Mother’s Day weekend, I had an awful stomach bug that made me nauseated and weak for a long weekend. 816 more words

Fudging Ahead

Taking a risk

Are you a risk taker? Would you take an untested recipe to meet your husband’s boss for the first time? I’d say I’m a moderate risk taker…I like to try new things, especially if creativity is involved. 1,434 more words


Chana Masala

This is a slightly modified version of a recipe from Smitten Kitchen.

Makes about 8 serves

Cooking time: 45 mins


2 tablespoon vegetable oil… 152 more words