February 2011

saffron, golden raisin + almond rice

by amy 22 February 2011

i was looking for a new, interesting side dish to accompany chicken last week + decided that something with saffron would be perfect. after a few minutes of searching, i found this irresistible recipe + after making it, was incredibly happy with the results.  this rice is AMAZING! while the original recipe called for currants, [...]

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our valentine’s day (+ a recipe for brussels sprouts with pancetta + garlic)

by amy 17 February 2011

as i mentioned last week, we pretty much spend each valentine’s day the same way. we forgo dining out at restaurant (it’s just so crazy on valentine’s day) + opt to cook dinner at home instead. this valentine’s day we kept with that tradition! first, i came home to some beautiful springy tulips from my [...]

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nutella chocolate chip cookies

by amy 15 February 2011

is there anything more delicious than nutella? probably not. when i ran across this recipe on erins food files a few weeks ago, i knew i needed an excuse to make them as soon as possible. with a cookie swap party to attend this past sunday, + valentine’s day yesterday, it seemed like the perfect [...]

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lemon ricotta cookies with lemon glaze

by amy 11 February 2011

as you may remember from my post on monthly meal planning, my 2011 goal was to be less wasteful, especially with food / leftovers. after making pepperoni pizza dip for sunday’s super bowl. i had a bunch of ricotta left over, so i wanted to find a use for it. after searching around, i came [...]

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pepperoni pizza dip

by amy 8 February 2011

this past sunday was super bowl sunday which meant, for many of us, lots of eating, drinking, commercial-discussing + football-watching. i knew i wanted to make at least one type of dip, + was leaning towards spinach + artichoke dip until a few days before the super bowl, when i saw guy fieri make this [...]

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