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Home Sweet Home.

After 3 weeks on the road and at my parents’ in Colorado, we’re finally home. The wedding was unbelievable. The weather, the flowers, the cupcakes… I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. And speaking of cupcakes, I have lots to share – tidbits about baking at high altitudes, baking 300 cupcakes in one...

Tuscan Tuna and Bean Sandwiches.

Look familiar? Well, it didn’t to me. This has never happened before. We made a recipe we thought was new, and as I was getting ready to post it, I realized we had posted it before. Before meaning way back in ’07 when I thought the closer I could get to the food the better...

Prosciutto, Pear, and Goat Cheese Panini

We ate lunch at a local coffee and sandwich shop a few weeks back, and ordered one of their paninis. It was filled with goat cheese (my favorite), and slices of fresh pear and prosciutto. Delicious. And we thought, hey, we have a panini maker we haven’t used in maybe 8 months, why not dig...

Seeing Double: Portobello Burgers with Roasted Red Peppers

I didn’t quite realize this until browsing through the pictures that I haven’t posted yet (yes, I realize I’m behind – I’ve got a half dozen new meals to post and just haven’t had the time to do it, I’ll be better, I promise!), but in a matter of 4 days, we unknowingly cooked two...

Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes

Who ever said there was no such thing as too much chocolate never had these cupcakes. Loosely based on the towering chocolate cake I made for Taylor’s birthday, these cupcakes sure are rich. Like, better have a whole glass of water or milk or something on hand when you eat it or you’re in big...