Monthly Archives: November 2010

What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Nov. 21)

Pecan pie?  Do you like it?  If you do, you MUST make this one.  Ya know, if you plan on making pecan pie.  It’s INCREDIBLY rich, but sooo, delightful.  The recipe comes from Cook’s Country, but I’m linking to the

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Nov. 14)

We’ve got quite an eclectic menu this week, but I think it’ll be tasty!  I’m also trying my hand at a minified version of Olive Garden’s chocolate lasagna.  We’ll see how it turns out! meatloaf with roasted cauliflower – it

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THE carrot cake

So, I may or may not have mentioned on this blog before that I hate carrots.  Now, since I like to pretend I’m grown up, I can now stomach them a little better when I have to and don’t go

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Nov. 7)

Two notable culinary items to discuss regarding this weekend.  The great banana bread showdown and lots and lots of chocolate. We went to an event last night where people were asked to volunteer to bring an extravagant dessert.  Well, I

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The Great Banana Bread Showdown

My friend (who I am forever indebted to for introducing me to Cook’s Illustrated) and I had a banana bread show down.  A few months ago CI published what they called ‘Ultimate Banana Bread’.  Their main goal was to see

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Oct. 31)

Happy Halloween! (late)  We had fun carving our pumpkin in the shape of my backwards emoticon [ (c: ], though I’ll have you know it wasn’t always backwards in the times before emoticons were automatically changed to yellow smileys.  And

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