Baked Apple Empanadas

Posted on Jan 26th, 2010

This is just a little something I whipped up this past weekend. Actually, these were big somethings, almost big enough for a meal. The filling is from this recipe, while the dough is adapted from this recipe. Baked Apple…

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Brandy Caramel Sauce

Posted on Jan 18th, 2011

Late last summer I came across an interesting ice cream recipe on a blog, a veganized version of something that had been in a well-respected cooking magazine. As an afterthought, I made this sauce to go with it. I only made…

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Grilled Pineapple

Posted on May 13th, 2011

I made this the night I made the Sweet and Spicy Tofu and Broccoli. The original recipe I adapted this from used more traditional dessert spices, similar to what you would put in pumpkin pie, but I thought the Chinese Five…

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Kahlua-Spiked Grilled Peaches

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013

  I never see the first-of-the-season peaches in the store. No, I know they're here when I catch their sweet, rich scent l as I walk by. I can't resist buying some right then and there. I tell myself that I'll figure out…

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Peach Cobbler

Posted on Jul 4th, 2010

Peaches are at their peak right now in Texas, and perfect for this cobbler. This is the classic Southern-style cobbler that calls for spooning hot fruit onto a batter. The batter then rises up and cooks over the fruit,…

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Strawberry Pastry Bites or Puff Pastry: Plan B

Posted on Oct 8th, 2010

When I made the cupcakes for Jim's birthday recently, I had about a cup of icing left over, and I remember thinking that it would be terrific with strawberries. I spooned the icing in a small glass jar and put it in the…

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The Missing Blog Posts and Baked Apples

Posted on Oct 19th, 2009

My poor Gateway laptop. I've beat it nearly to pieces. You might say I've loved it too much. However, unlike the Velveteen Rabbit, computers don't become "real" when loved too much, they just become junk. Gateway has a…

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