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Orange Macarons

by Sara on May 5, 2011

orange macarons

Happy Birthday to me! I’ve never really been one to call attention to myself – quite the opposite, actually – so for me to even wish myself a happy birthday via the Internet is a little odd. But you know what? Life is short and worth celebrating, and you better believe that includes birthdays. This [...]

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Spiced Roasted Chicken

by Sara on April 21, 2011

roasted chicken

When I saw this recipe for a one pot meal, I knew immediately I had to make it. Roasted chicken, sweet potatoes, carrots…add orange wedges and some interesting spices, and I suspected I had a fabulous new take on roasted chicken. It wasn’t quite what I expected, but not necessarily in a bad way; it [...]

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Orange Cranberry Pound Cake

by Sara on January 18, 2011

orange cranberry pound cake

Sometimes I conduct food experiments. I’m not referring to cooking or baking, but more of what I eat. Yesterday was going to be such an experiment, but halfway through the day, I changed my mind. Now and again, I dial back my carb intake for a few days, as my own little detox. It’s very [...]

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Holiday Fruit Preserves

by Sara on November 5, 2009

holiday fruit preserves

Did you know there are only five states in the US that grow cranberries? Besides my homestate, Wisconsin, cranberries are grown in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Washington, and Oregon. Because cranberries are native to Wisconsin, I’m able to get local cranberries every year. For the holidays last year, I wanted to try something new in my [...]

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