Recipe Round-up

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Greetings dear subscribers!  Back in January I moved the Cracker Box Kitchen from WordPress to its own domain. In the process, I think some of you got left behind. And since then, you haven’t been getting email notifications when I post … Continue reading

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

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This is a fun twist on traditional lemonade.  Sounds a little weird, I know, but strawberries and basil really do pair well together! I like to use chamomile tea as my base (instead of just water) because I think it … Continue reading

Dairy-free Chicken Pot Pie

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This post is just an updated, dairy-free version of my Easy Chicken Pot Pie. I provided a meal tonight for some friends who are dealing with some rough stuff and don’t have a lot of time to cook for themselves. … Continue reading

Butter

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This whole butter-making thing got started when I decided to make a real, old-fashioned pound cake…  which was suppose to coincide with the reveal of my newly made-over-vintage-inspired kitchen… but there are a few things left to do in the … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Bread

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How many times have you bought unripe bananas, only to have them freckled and fermenting before the end of the week?  Ugh. I think the  “lemons to lemonade” saying should actually be, “when life hands you over-ripe bananas, make banana … Continue reading

Pimento Cheese

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As summer finally starts to wind down, I thought I’d share one last summertime recipe. Of course, pimento cheese can be enjoyed year round, but there’s just something about it makes me think of summer. T is the pimento cheese … Continue reading

Frozen Lemon Custard (repost)

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This is a repost of a recipe I shared in my very first post (!), back in June 2010. I recently took a new photo, so I thought I’d share the recipe again.  It’s a delicious, relatively easy dessert — perfect for … Continue reading

Kale Salad

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When me and T were on our mini-honeymoon we stopped at this great little bakery in Weaverville (NC).  They had the most amazing confections, as well as a selection of deli lunch options. One of such options was kale salad. … Continue reading

Peach Shortcake

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During our “mini-honeymoon”, T and I ate at our favourite local restaurant Josephine’s. For dessert we had the most delicious homemade peach shortcake. Even though I’ve always prefered (or so I thought) strawberry shortcake, those peaches brought back a flood of … Continue reading

Summer Corn and Tailapia Chowder

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You don’t have to be in New England to enjoy a little summer chowder!  T came across this recipe on the Epicurious iPhone ap (while laying in bed on a Sunday morning).  It seemed simple enough, so we thought we’d give … Continue reading