Category Archives: Other Delights

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Date & Almond Protein Rounds

These delightful little fruit “rounds” had a two-fold inspiration: the first being the original recipe from a fitness magazine (which I tweaked and made better, if I do so say myself) and these fruit and nut “things” (I called them … Continue reading

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

What to do with all those end-of-summer cherry tomatoes? Why, roast them of course! Toss tomatoes with olive oil, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Spread on a large baking sheet and roast at 350° for 15 minutes, or … Continue reading

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Easy Fudge, 3 Ways

Looking for a last-minute Christmas treat? Then look no further. This is truly the easiest fudge you’ll ever make. And you only need two ingredients. (And if you still haven’t gotten something for that special cook in your life, be … Continue reading

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Mexican-style Seasoning

This might just be the easiest “recipe” I’ve ever shared. Part of me feels like I should save this post for “Taco Tuesday!”, but for all you folks looking to livin’ up your weekend, I’m going to go ahead and … Continue reading

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How to Make Butter

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

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Italian Bread

I am a novice bread maker. In fact, I’ve never made a decent loaf of bread in my life. My greatest success was the yeast rolls at Thanksgiving. So, why have I decided to take on Italian bread as my … Continue reading

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Stevia  (stevia rebaudianais) is a native South American plant whose leaves are edible; and, having a sweet flavour, can be used as a sugar substitute. I began using stevia about two years ago as a sugar substitute in my tea. … Continue reading