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My two friends recently got engaged, so I wanted to cook for them – my way of saying congrats! The dinner was so much fun to put together and I just had to show you guys the end result. I must say, I’m pretty proud of myself for accomplishing this on a weeknight. On the [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Dessert, Vegging In


Peanut butter and jelly. Cheese and crackers. Strawberries and whipped cream. Some foods make the perfect pair, like these dark chocolate and red velvet cookies I came across on Yum Sugar. And the recipe is from Southern cooking maven Paula Deen so you know it’s going to be indulgent. Mmm…

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My pre-training is underway for the 2009 NYC Marathon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m extremely excited – can you tell? The race is on November 1, but I wanted to get my body ready for the mileage with some pre-training, just as I did in 2006 for my first marathon in Chicago. Back then, became my bible for [...]

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This was the perfect complement to last night’s NBA Finals. I don’t even like/watch sports – though I can handle basketball – but cheese, chips and tortillas seemed so fitting! You don’t really need detailed instructions for this one: I put lettuce, black beans, corn, tomatoes and cheese in the oven-heated tortilla bowl along with [...]

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With this weekend’s beautiful weather came colorful, delicious-looking strawberries at the farmer’s market. I was so ready for the change. The winter’s turnips and beet root were great and all, but really, gimme some color! I can’t wait to start whipping up some fruit dishes like this strawberry salsa and strawberry-strawberry cheesecake! As an added [...]

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I just love dinner parties. There’s something so fun about coming together to enjoy food and conversation. It’s my idea of the perfect night. Even better than dinner parties, though, are potlucks that bring different chefs together! Since my cousins were in town, I thought it was the perfect chance to make some dishes that [...]