Monthly Archives: December 2011

chili quest – third attempt

If you’re tracking the Chili Quest you probably noticed that we skipped a number. For some reason my past self did not shoot the second rendition. But it should be noted because there were two important changes that came out of it. After the first attempt we sought out a more robust chili powder and […]

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Asian pork patties

I don’t know what is with me this week. I’ve sat down to write this blog at least 3 times and haven’t gotten much past “I don’t really love most things pork… except bacon.” While this is true, it doesn’t have the usual wit I like to think is evident here. I don’t have a […]

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Roasted green beans

This week has been a whirlwind of baking cookies and trying out new recipes, which have been failures across the board (the meals not the cookies). I had high hopes for a chicken strudel recipe, but it turned out to be a sad, dry, and flavorless creation. I’m trying to pull together a menu for my […]

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Chili quest – First attempt

Back in August I was inspired by Rhubarb and Honey’s The 100 list. It is Kimberly’s way to document all the recipes she’s ever wanted to try but hasn’t yet. I thought this “kitchen bucket list” was a fantastic idea and originally intended to make it a standing category, like Kimberly did. But I found it […]

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Black bean dip

It’s been almost two weeks since I blogged. Oy! Where does the time go? I wish I was here to tell you about the ah-mazing trip to Jamaica to witness my friend’s wedding. While her wedding was gorgeous and went off without a hitch, much of the rest of the trip was plagued with unmet […]

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