Monthly Archives: July 2010

Peach Gelato

I have to admit, when I saw the Daring Bakers’ challenge this month my heart sank. Three reasons: a) I hate cake and ice cream mixed together, it just makes a soggy mess b) the whipped cream content was astronomical … Continue reading

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Dulce de Leche

This week was staff appreciation week at my workplace, and today was the day of our awards ceremony and reception. Last year I baked all the cupcakes (14 dozen) for this event, but this year we split it up among … Continue reading

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Simple Carrot Soup

This makes a delicious appetizer or light dinner served with fresh bread or biscuits. It’s my sister’s favorite meal. Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. carrots (2 cups cooked) 1 1/2 c. chicken broth 1 T. butter or margarine 1 T. flour … Continue reading

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Blueberry Delight

I went blueberry picking with some friends on Saturday, the obvious result being an abundant supply of blueberries to gorge myself on. First stop? Bake ’em with a little sugar and a nice topping. Blueberry Delight 2 cups blueberries 1/3 … Continue reading

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Indian-Inspired Eggplant and Beets over Rice

I realized last week that I hadn’t cooked from my favorite Indian cookbook for a while, so I dusted it off and started looking. I knew I had an eggplant in the refrigerator and went straight to that in the … Continue reading

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