Recipes

Easy Pulled Pork (from The Make Ahead Cook)

September 4, 2014
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Before I get to the recipe, here are two important things about the Make Ahead Cook giveaway. One, I got word that Canadian readers can indeed enter!  So have at it, Canadians.  Two, attention email subscribers!  Sadly, I cannot track entries that are emailed to me.  Click right here to go straight to the giveaway […]

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Grandma’s Homemade Cinnamon (or Apricot) Sweet Rolls

August 20, 2014
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Back in June, I posted a photo of some homemade cinnamon rolls on Instagram (I’m thefrugalgirl there if you want to follow me!), and many of you requested that I share the recipe. I’d only made the cinnamon version that day, though, and I wanted to wait until I made an apricot batch too so […]

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Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

June 25, 2014
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Back in our teen years, my sister and I used to freezer bananas and blend them up with milk to make a faux ice cream-ish sort of dessert.  It’s surprisingly delicious for something that’s just fruit and dairy. For some reason, I’ve been on a long hiatus from banana ice cream making, and lately, I’ve […]

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Pick a recipe, win a chef! (and a $250 Amex card.)

May 3, 2014

Skinny Scoop, the same site that ran the Books with Strong Female Characters promotion, recently emailed me to see if I’d like to participate in their latest project. This one isn’t about books…rather, it involves 10 fancy-schmancy recipes from Chef Kayne Raymond, all of which use Dare crackers. Here are the recipes you can choose from: […]

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How to make fluffy homemade hamburger buns

February 19, 2014
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Several years ago, I posted a recipe for homemade hamburger buns, but of late, I’ve been slightly modifying the dough from my honey-glazed rolls to make buns because I think they’re slightly fluffier and more delicious. In fact, these are so good, I might almost prefer one over a doughnut. Seriously delicious. They’re good for […]

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Broccoli-Cheese Noodle Soup

January 22, 2014
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I know I just posted a recipe for a broccoli soup, but I used a photo of the noodle version in a post recently, and you all asked for the recipe. This is like a country cousin of the more sophisticated Cook’s Illustrated broccoli soup recipe I posted…the Cook’s recipe uses upper crust Parmesan and […]

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