Ladies Lunch: Celebration of Blood Orange

Had some friends over for lunch last week and since I had been stockpiling blood oranges from our Frog Hollow CSA box, I decided to build the lunch menu around this springtime fruit. Our Ladies-Who-Lunch Menu: Potato, Leek and Green Garlic Soup from Ina Garten’s Back to Basics Blood Orange and Bearss Lime Escabéche (I added

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Holiday Preparations and a Giveaway (Adjusta Cup review)

I am going to start with the fun part of this post at the beginning. King Arthur Flour is sponsoring a giveaway on my blog! Yippee! This means you (the reader) have the opportunity to win a box of very cool items, just in time for holiday baking. This all came about because of my

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12 Days of Local Christmas: Rubicon Bakery

Rubicon BakeryWhile stocking up on hot chocolate for the holidays, I came across a container of Rubicon Bakery Peppermint Marshmallows. Both kids have given them a thumbs up, citing their fluffiness and good peppermint flavor. Perfect accompaniment to their morning hot chocolate. As I researched Rubicon Bakery to write this review, I discovered this 10

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Gadget Review: Bundt Tunnel (recipe: Vanilla Bundt Tunnel Cake with Chocolate Ganache)

In my mind, no party is complete without a Bundt cake. Really. They are that special. And Bundt has a fun kitchen gadget that makes the cakes even that much better. The Nordic Ware Tunnel of Bundt, aka, Bundt Tunnel! The Bundt Tunnel is a handy tool that allows you to bake in a tunnel

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