Category Archives: Recipes

The Great Bread Quest

Ever since I visited California recently, I can’t stop thinking about the bread I had that was sold out of a neighborhood garage. It was so, so good — the kind that has crust that crackles, and the aroma that … Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish Cream Icing

I love holidays, big and small. Some come with a great deal of obligation, like Christmas and Valentine’s Day, and I jump on the bandwagon and celebrate accordingly, making Christmas cookies or candies and something chocolatey for Valentine’s Day (a … Continue reading

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Cajun Salmon with Okra, Collards, and Cornbread

This method and list of ingredients looks rather long, but if you already have barbeque sauce and Cajun seasoning, it’s a snap, and so, so delicious. Barbeque Sauce Our particular barbecue sauce had a base of store-bought, jazzed up with … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Cocktail for Winter

  I was so excited for winter this year. After living in Australia for over a year, where the coldest it ever got was 60 degrees, call me crazy but I actually started to miss snow a little bit. You … Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse is a Pretty Way to Say Seafood Chowder

Bouillabaisse is what came to mind after I made a lobster stock with the shells from our New Year’s Day dinner. This is a great winter warmer, when you’re craving seafood but also something hearty. The rouille spread on the … Continue reading

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Holidays and Hollandaise

The tail-end of the holidays called for something as rich and decadent as they began. In early December it was all about the eggnog and frosted sugar cookies, and then on The Day it was the traditional roast beast and … Continue reading

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Homemade Holiday Chocolates: Dark Chocolate Peppermint and White Chocolate Eggnog

Written in Chocolate is back from a brief holiday hiatus wiiiiiith: Chocolates! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been matching my weight pound for pound in chocolate and sugar cookies this past week. I’m pretty sure if you cut … Continue reading

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