• baking
  • Dutch Oven Bread

      I feel like a broken record but I don’t think this Winter is ever going to end and it seems that I’m coping by baking bread and ingesting as many carbohydrates and dark chocolate as possible.     I have been using the New York Times No Knead Bread recipe (pictured above) and yesterday I […]

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  • neutella day

      So if you haven’t noticed, I have been tinkering around in my blog for the last few months because I was trying to get some of the bugs, like setting up a publish time and photo formatting working.  While I haven’t gotten everything figured out, I decided it was time to get posing again […]

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  • carrot cake

      Did you know today was National Carrot Cake Day?  I didn’t either but I can get behind this random holiday, especially because I have about 4 pounds of carrots in my refrigerator. There are a lot of great recipes around the blogs for carrot cake but I am a huge fan of Carrot Cake […]

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  • thinking about thanksgiving

    Between my relocation, new job and my anticipation for the Day of the Doctor, Fall has sped by leaving me with a little over a week before Thanksgiving and about a month before Christmas!  Truth be told, I’m not that into Thanksgiving and I am more concerned about getting sugar cookie dough made, putting together […]

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  • cold weather, warm dish

    Even though snow has fallen I haven’t really been in the cold weather mode yet but yesterday the cold to the bone feeling washed over me and I was in mac and cheese mode. Lucky for me I was on the Naturally Ella blog and found the recipe for Sweet Potato Spinach Mac and Cheese […]

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  • decorating donuts

      Have you ever thought of having a donut decorating party or making it apart of your holiday party or baby shower?  You could purchase plain donuts at the grocery store and pick up frosting, sprinkles, coconut, nuts and cereal for guests to decorate the donuts. If you wanted to you could make the donuts […]

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  • lunch time

    I have some news… on Monday I started to work full-time at a High School just outside of Chicago, IL. This means a lot of things but mostly that I won’t get to walk into the kitchen in whip up my lunch like I have this past year and I have completely forgotten how much […]