September 30, 2012

for ladies who lunch in lunchlady land


You may have noticed that I don't post a lot of savory recipes, mostly because I tend to eat the same meals over and over again. Plus, they're boring anyway and usually not post-worthy. Whether sloppy joes are exciting enough to feature or not, I've decided that it's their time!

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September 24, 2012

pride-worthy pecan pie (and a giveaway)


Oh, Southern Living. You know the way to my heart, and it most definitely involves sugar.

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September 20, 2012

courgette.

My photo processing program wanted me to tag that farmer's face.  Sadly, I don't know his name.
I prefer the word courgette to zucchini and aubergine to eggplant, but I get the oddest looks when I use them out loud and in public. Oh, well. Click over to Key Ingredient's Back Burner to find a tasty muffin recipe that'll help you use up the last of those courgettes...er, zucchinis.

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September 17, 2012

fluffed nuts


We're going to begin this post with a barrage of trivia. Prepare yourselves. Did you know that the fluffernutter sandwich is a)also called the liberty sandwich, b)practically the state sandwich of Massachusetts, and c)composed mainly of marshmallow creme, which was invented by one awesomely-named Archibald Query?


I'd say that's pretty impressive for a sandwich consisting of three pretty simple ingredients!

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September 11, 2012

pig appreciation



First and foremost, I want you to know that these are not the tough, dry, dense scones of your past experiences. They're pretty darn fluffy and moist, especially straight out of the oven, and this particular batch is so packed with good stuff that you might be inspired to oink.

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