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Apple Blueberry Pie + Pastry Tutorial

A couple of days ago I put the above photo on my twitter as a sneak peek for this recipe.  At the time, there was still some of this pie left in our fridge, and looking at it now, I’m REALLY sad we’ve eaten it all already.  Can we agree on something? Namely that one’s [...]

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Healthiest Weeknight Quiche Ever

Have you noticed we’re fans of dinners you can whip up quickly on a workday?  No? Let me introduce you to the eating category of this site.  We will try anything once, but unless it cooks up fast, it’s pretty much guaranteed to be ejected from our weeknight repertoire.
You might think quiche is a funny [...]

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Friday Food: Turkey Bacon Pasta Sauce

One of the easiest things I do for a weeknight supper is dress up a jar of store-bought pasta sauce with fresh ingredients.  Not terribly original, I know – every household has some version of this I’m sure.  The only reason I bring it up here today is that I’ve been [...]

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Mojito Iced Tea

When Thomas and I went on our honeymoon to Antigua, the day that we arrived at the resort we walked in and sat down in the reception area and before we even had the check-in paperwork in front of us we were presented with two icy virgin mojitos.  Incredible. They set [...]

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Napoleon Cake, Russian-style

This past Saturday, Thomas turned 26, and in the tradition of our birthdays together, I made a rather elaborate cake.
I think this tradition has emerged partly because we don’t really know enough people out here to scrape together a party – in any case certainly not enough people who also know each [...]

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Fighting colds au naturel

Ending our Christmas vacation and starting the New Year with a crappy couple of colds was our rotten luck this past week.  If you’re like Thomas, any kind of pill is an absolute last resort.  He prefers to tough out his illnesses without the aid of pain killers and decongestants.  However, [...]

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