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Coconut Lemon Trifle with Fresh Berries

Coconut Lemon Trifle with Fresh Berries

A few weeks ago I mentioned on Facebook and Twitter that I was making a berry trifle, and I took a ton of photos so I could show you guys the process.  It’s not really a recipe per se, more like a bunch of recipes all thrown together. Once you make up each component of [...]

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Artisan Vegan Cheese – Sharp Cheddar

Artisan Vegan Cheese – Sharp Cheddar

Friends, I have been SO overdue in writing about Miyoko Schinner’s life-changing book, “Artisan Vegan Cheese”.  Hopefully you’ve already discovered these incredible recipes, or maybe you’ve checked out Miyoko’s blog, Artisan Vegan Life.  If not, DO IT NOW!  I can’t overstate how fantastic her recipes are.  Veganism has taken a massive jump forward thanks to [...]

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S’more Bars

S’more Bars

Continuing with my Oscar party dishes, I’ll be making these S’more Bars for the film Amour.  Unlike the Les Mis bread, we’re going full on title pun with this one.  Which means they should probably be S’mour bars for the sake of the party. These are way too easy to make for being as good [...]

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Simple Crusty Bread

Simple Crusty Bread

I’ve been meaning to post about this bread for a long time, but I hadn’t actually made it in over a year.  Back when I was still doing Moveable Feast dinners with Alix (of the fantastic Cute + Delicious blog), she sent this recipe to me for our Spanish feast. I came back to this [...]

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Spooky Witches’ Fingers

Spooky Witches’ Fingers

Our friends Shawn and Alix hosted their Fourth Annual Halloween Horror Movie Marathon over the weekend, and I made these spooky Witches’ Finger cookies to bring along.  We were both pretty beat (Ryan spent the entire day painting the nursery, and I’m just generally beat these days), but we were able to stay for one [...]

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Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip

As promised, here’s the new dip I made for Ryan’s birthday get-together this past weekend.  It was my first time making the classic bread bowl spinach dip.  To be honest, I used to not really like this kind of dip at all.  After tasting this one though, I have to change my tune.  I’ll definitely [...]

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Super Easy Onion Dip

Super Easy Onion Dip

Ryan’s birthday was Friday, so we had a few friends over on Saturday to celebrate.  I’d been working on a large cupcake order for a couple days, so after finishing that and helping to clean up our place, I didn’t have a lot of energy left to make food. I did end up making one [...]

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Summer Fruit BBQ & Strawberry Basil Limeade

Summer Fruit BBQ & Strawberry Basil Limeade

Last weekend we had the pleasure of hanging out with our friends, Shannon & Mike, and their adorable little girl, Asha.  I’d come across a recipe for Strawberry Basil Margaritas that sounded amazing, and I thought it’d be a tasty addition to the yummy grilled vegetables and salad that Shannon and Mike were making. We [...]

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Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups

Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups

I couldn’t get eggs and asparagus out of my head when I was thinking about what to make for Easter this year, so I decided to bring both together in these tasty little Easter-inspired Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups. What really sets these apart is an ingredient that I learned about from vegan goddess Isa [...]

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Cupcake Party!

Cupcake Party!

  UPDATE: I want to thank everyone who came out for the Cupcakes & Beer party on Saturday!  You guys were so awesome, and I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the support.  It was such a fun night, even with all the drama that went down outside…  Looks like Hollywood’s craziness is moving [...]

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My Favorite Chili

My Favorite Chili

I make this chili all the time, but I realized that I’ve never posted about it.  With the Super Bowl just days away, now seemed like a perfect time!  Chili is a classic football favorite that will definitely keep you warm as you root for your team on Sunday. This recipe originally comes from PETA, [...]

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Super Bowl Foodz!

Super Bowl Foodz!

Now that we’ve covered dips and snacks, let’s get into some more substantial eats. When you’re cooking for a crowd, you can’t go wrong with a casserole, and this Mexican-Style Casserole is really tasty.  It’s like a cross between a burrito and lasagna, and it’ll serve a lot of people without a lot of work, [...]

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Super Bowl Snacks!

Super Bowl Snacks!

Snacks!  They’re not quite dips and they’re not quite a meal (though I could happily make a meal out of them).  Here are some tasty bites that would be right at home on Sunday Bowl Sunday. We have to start with Nachos, of course!  You can make these with whatever fixin’s you like, and they’re [...]

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