Category Archives: Miscellanea

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Kitchen Essentials Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us once and again, and with a mere 14(!) days until Christmas, no doubt the scramble is on to mark off the last names on your shopping list. A go-to gift category is often “kitchen … Continue reading

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The Cracker Box Kitchen Is Now On Facebook!

Dear Subscribers: The Cracker Box Kitchen is now on Facebook! Like us at www.facebook.com/thecrackerboxkitchen You’ll still get recipes in your in box, but now you can Like, Share, and get special “bonus material” on Facebook! Thanks for following!  

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Fruits of Summer, a photo essay

As we enter into the final days of summer, I thought I’d share a collection of photos I made over the summer. In the summer time when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky… … Continue reading

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I’m BACK, in the Kitchen again…

It’s been a few months since my last post. In the mean time, I’ve gotten engaged, started planning a wedding, and moved! With that latter bit of news, the CrackerBoxKitchen is a literal cracker box, no more! I now have a kitchen with one … Continue reading

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Matryoshka Doll Measuring Cups

T recently bought me a set of these darling (and useful!) measuring cups. Considering his family’s adopted Russian heritage, how could he not buy these? (I’m hoping that the Matryoshka spoons will be “nesting” in my Christmas stocking.) From the … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Secret Recipes

This postcard was on PostSecret a few weeks ago. Now, I’ve never done this (really, I promise!)… but I can totally relate.  Instead of being sheisty, I just don’t give out  my one-of-a-kind-and-only-I-can-bake-it recipes.  (Take my famous infamous “Crack Cookies” for instance: that … Continue reading

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My Man Loves Me or, It’s OK to Buy Your Woman a KitchenAide Appliance

*WaaaaHOOOOO!!!* I am the proud new owner of a 5-quart, “Metallic Crome” KitchenAide Artisan Series stand mixer!!! I have been dreaming… lusting… pining away for this mixer for several months now. (If I’d known what I was missing, I would … Continue reading