Archive | October, 2012

Super Simple Batman Cake with Free Printable Templates

    I have this friend named Aurthur, he just turned 8. And because he is so awesome, he deserved a really awesome cake. But cakes take forever. Hours longer than anyone who hasn’t attempted novelty cake making really understands. I don’t really have the 18 plus hours that a really awesome cake takes. But […]

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Brown Butter Sage Hummus & And The Web’s Top Ten Hummus Recipes

There seems to be something so paltry and vapid about trying to talk about hummus when half of the United States is bracing for an epic natural disaster. Because it seems to be only in those times when the brushes with disaster get top billing in our lives that we take the time to be […]

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5 Boozy Whipped Cream Recipes

Boozy whipped creams! Not just one, but 5 recipes for you. This is a great way to bring your holiday desserts to the next level. Because serving a Chocolate Tart is great, but people remember a Chocolate Tart with Orange Cointreau Whipped Cream. And you don’t even have to tell them that it only took […]

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Pad Thai Soup

Living in LA during “fall” makes you feel like a bit of crazy person. I’ll pull on my tall boots and a chunky sweaters that I am rightfully entitled to wear in late October, later realizing that the weather will creep up into the 80’s by mid day. And I’m the crazy lady at Starbucks […]

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5 Minute Microwave Berry Cobbler

  You might hate me for this. Because, to be honest, I sort of hate myself for this. Unlike those Smarmy Mug Cakes, that we have all been desperate enough to attempt at least once in our lives, this is really good. So good, that I even found myself “recipe testing” it about 17 times […]

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Butternut Bisque With Pomegranate and Goat Cheese

I’m so excited to share this with you. It is my favorite soup right now, and one of my favorite recipes so far this year. It’s interesting to see which posts get tons and tons of traffic and which ones get ignored, because really, you never know. My highest trafficked post isn’t even in my […]

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Broccomole: Broccoli Guacamole

  It’s broccoli guacamole. You’re skeptical, I can tell. But this is really great, and with a creaminess that was slightly shocking, I will be making this again. And, if you set a serving size at an ounce, as Livestrong is telling me to do, it’s only 22 calories a serving. And only about 250 […]

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Pizza Stuffed Pretzel Rolls

  I’m going unprocessed this month. Which, as my favorite byproduct of this exercise, has pushed me out of my grocery buying comfort zone and reminded me to wander into local bakeries and specialty food stores to rely on what they have to offer. I love supporting local mom & pop shops, and even though […]

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Kale Caesar with Goat Gouda, Avocados and Homemade Croutons

  A few weeks ago I was invited to the opening of Messhall in Los Angeles to partake in an amazing media dinner. I was stuffed with steak tartare tacos, lobster mac n cheese, incredibly memorably cheese grits, the best pork chop of my life and a kale caesar salad I can’t stop thinking about. […]

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How To: Make Corn Tortillas From Scratch

Homemade corn tortillas are one of the perfect food trifectas: easy, cheap & delicious. SO much better than anything you have ever found at on a store shelf, takes about 5 minutes, and only a few cents each. This needs to be added to your “To Make” list. Right now. Check out the step by […]

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