November 2012

Pasta With Lentil “Bolognese”

by amy 29 November 2012

some of you may know that at the beginning of 2012, i set a little challenge for myself. i called it my One New Dinner A Week Challenge, + as you may have guessed, it entailed making one dinner each week that i had never made before. while the challenge was easy in a way, [...]

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Chocolate Mocha Sandwich Cookies

by amy 27 November 2012

for our Thanksgiving dinner last week, the desserts were taken care of by other family members, so i didn’t need to bring one. but, y’all know me – i can’t pass up the opportunity to make sweets for a group! i bookmarked these delicious-sounding sandwich cookies a while ago + knew that this was the [...]

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Homemade Cheez-Its

by amy 19 November 2012

i recently took a work trip to Chicago + while traveling, i got a case of the hungries, so i bought a mini-box of Cheez-Its. while i loved their salty cheesiness, i did not appreciate the strange chemical flavor they seemed to have, nor did i dig the lengthy list of ingredients on the side [...]

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Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks

by amy 16 November 2012

there are a lot of “bar foods” that i’m just so-so about. chicken wings? i can take ‘em or leave ‘em. potato skins? tasty, but not something i ooh + ahh over. but one bar food i truly adore? mozzarella sticks! i already have a weakness for cheese, + once you bread + fry it, [...]

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Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffins

by amy 14 November 2012

when i started learning to bake a few years ago, i was intimidated. i’d heard many times how baking is more difficult than cooking, as it requires serious precision + has less room for improvisation. as someone who likes to uses lots of substitutions/adaptations + creativity in the kitchen, i found myself nervously measuring everything [...]

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