Tag Archive 'comfort food'

Dec 14 2011

Chocolate Crinkles

chocolate crinkles

Remember when “vegetable oil spreads” threatened to take over the home bakers’ kitchen? At the time, so many of us (meaning me) thought we were improving our health by shunning margarine and butter, and choosing the “healthy” spread, but a not-so-funny-result occurred: our (my) baked goods were terrible. It took awhile before the collective “we” […]

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Oct 12 2011

Door County + Apple Cider Doughnuts

Published by under Autumn,Breakfast,Dessert

apple cider doughnuts

This past weekend, my parents and I drove through Door County, Wisconsin, to see the fall colors, take pictures, do some wine tasting, and spend some money on fun things. You know, like apple cider doughnuts, cherry strudel, rum fudge, caramels, and wine. And, um, the things we picked out after the wine tasting, which […]

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Sep 14 2011

Slow Cooker Red Curry

slow cooker curry

A couple of years ago I saw a thread on a message board about slow cookers. A number of women didn’t feel comfortable with leaving a slow cooker on all day unless they were at home. They felt a heated appliance that was turned on all day was a fire hazard. I have to admit, […]

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Aug 25 2011

Proven├žal Vegetable Soup

Proven├žal Vegetable Soup

This soup helped me clear my refrigerator of a lot of CSA produce that was hanging out, begging to be used. Well, kind of – I still have most of the produce, it’s just now in soup form. But a lunchtime vegetable soup I can eat all week long sounds good to me! In fact, […]

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