August 2012

soft + chewy chocolate cookies

by amy 31 August 2012

i think i was born in the wrong era – i would’ve thrived in a time that relied on bartering, rather than cash, to get what you need. for example, yesterday, i made slow-cooker pulled pork for dinner. i tweeted about it, + one of my friends offered his homemade bbq sauce to go along [...]

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slow-cooker chicken tikka masala

by amy 29 August 2012

i love indian food. i tried it for the first time when i was in college, + have been hooked ever since. there are so many wonderful, exotic flavors + spices in indian cooking + with lots of rich, savory sauces + curries, it’s total comfort food for me. until recently, i hadn’t tried making [...]

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chocolate chip + butterscotch oatmeal cookies

by amy 27 August 2012

today, i’m participating in a fun blogger event — the secret recipe club. how does it work? every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses a recipe from that blog to make. on reveal day (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, + everyone gets to see who was assigned to [...]

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slow-cooker mexican chicken {with beans + corn}

by amy 23 August 2012

let me tell you a story about the power of social media. recently, i posted this question on twitter: i received tons of responses, + almost everyone said that they loved their crock-pot, so i decided it was time to buy one. then? one of my twitter friends (who’s also a real-life friend) told me [...]

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cilantro-lime rice {just like Chipotle!}

by amy 21 August 2012

if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that i love mexican + southwestern food. we have a mexican restaurant in walking distance that we can visit whenever we’re craving mexican, but lately, i’ve taken to trying to recreate my favorite dishes at home. the other night, i was making slow-cooker mexican [...]

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