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Comfortable

Last night we looked in the fridge and pondered what remained of the Thanksgiving leftovers. Mostly, with the exception of one lone turkey leg, it was veggies – garlic thyme sweet potatoes, garlic butter green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, and … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more!

So how’s that Cheese Advent calendar going? Why, thank you for asking! It’s great so far! Yesterday’s cheese was a lovely Applewood with a smokey undertone. and today’s is a Red Leicester, with a nice sharp flavor. I know there’s … Continue reading

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This is why I need coffee

2 AM Cat: Hey. I want under the covers. Me: Tries to ignore cat, knowing full well that this never works, but holding out hope anyway. Cat: Hey. Hey! Covers! Lift the covers! Me: You manage to get under the … Continue reading

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Daily cheese

Yesterday morning my friend texted. Could she swing by on the way home? She had something that needed to be stashed in my fridge. Sure, I replied, a little confused. It wasn’t until an hour or so later that it … Continue reading

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Flair

Tonight, for my very last lemon-thing-a-day, I made a lemon upside down cake. I had bookmarked several cake possibilities (which I will definitely have to try at some point in the future), but this one won out primarily due to … Continue reading

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Chilled

Last night I made ice cream. Or rather, I *tried* to make ice cream. The ice cream maker base was thoroughly frozen, and all my ingredients (cream, milk, sugar, juice of six lemons) were thoroughly chilled, but it just churned … Continue reading

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A Year of Cheese – the pizza edition

Last month, for our monthly #BakingSisters video hangout, my sister and I made Smearcase, which is this sort of weird hybrid between a Danish and a cheesecake and something else, and as we were chatting, she suggested that we do … Continue reading

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A bowl of comfort

I had my decorating class this morning (we are playing with gumpaste, and it’s a lot of fun), and I performed in a concert this evening, so I knew today’s lemon thing would have to be quick. So what better … Continue reading

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A little flame

A couple recipes over the past week have involved egg yolks but not egg whites. I suppose I could have done something with meringue again, but been there, done that this month. So instead, today I took a couple of … Continue reading

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All things good

After last night’s double fail with both cake and fondue, tonight was a welcome relief. Because tonight, I made risotto, and it was soooo good. I am not sure if I have actually made risotto before, as usually the only … Continue reading

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