August 2012

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chicken fettuccine alfredo

chicken fettuccine alfredo

There is absolutely nothing healthy about this recipe.  I promise.  And really, it’s to such an extent that I had a bit of a moral dilemma about posting this recipe.  I try to cook pretty healthy things, and although you see some sweets and rich foods around here pretty often, these are not the things … more

tea cookies

tea cookies

I’m not really sure what these should be called exactly, but we’re going to call them tea cookies because that is what I think they would go with perfectly: tea.  Technically they are called Ethel’s Sugar Cookies, but I don’t feel like they are sweet enough to be what you traditionally think of as sugar … more

philadelphia style chocolate ice cream

philadelphia style chocolate ice cream

I promised myself that so much ice cream was going to happen this summer, and unfortunately not as much did as I would have liked.  At least not the homemade kind (mostly just the out of the carton kind).  To be honest, I suddenly don’t know what happened with my summer because it was here … more

pasta with eggplant and basil pesto

pasta with eggplant and basil pesto

Life has been busy around here lately.  That’s why one of my goals for the month was to slow down a bit, because in July our social calendar got a little out of hand at times.  And while I feel like I’ve had more time at home so far this month and have had some … more

simple granola

simple granola

So sit down for a minute and let me just tell you about our granola quest.  It’s been going on for a couple of years now, and just when we think we have found the solution, we have had it all pulled out from under us.  To be honest, I had never actually attempted to … more