Monthly Archives: July 2010

Key Lime Pie

After having Key Lime Pie at one of our favorite seafood restaurants Hooked, we decided to make one ourselves. I decided to go with a recipe with eggs in it in an attempt to replicate Hooked’s almost cheesecake-like pie. This … Continue reading

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Recipes to try

After coming across a recipe I wanted to make and then forgetting where I saw it (for the umpteenth time), I’ve decided to start a post dedicated solely to recipes that pique my interest. Then, the next time I can’t … Continue reading

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Southwestern Bean and Rice Salad

We made this as a side dish for fish tacos. I also think it would be a nice alternative for the typical potato or pasta salad at a BBQ. Southwestern Bean and Rice Salad 1 1/2 c cooked white rice, … Continue reading

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Oatmeal-Raspberry Bars

I think this is a good basic recipe for fruit bars as you could use any combo of jam/fruit. I used Trader Joe’s seedless raspberry jam. I found the final product just a bit too sweet, so next time I … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Pound Cake Cupcakes

The cupcakes are a bit heavier than the typical cupcake but are very tasty. Sour Cream Pound Cake Cupcakes 1/2 c butter, softened4 oz cream cheese, softened2 c sugar4 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract3 c flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Vanilla Buttercream

This is a recipe from Southern Living. There are several suggested varieties. So far, I’ve only made the Salted Caramel Buttercream. Vanilla Buttercream 1/2 c butter, softened3 oz cream cheese, softened2 tsp vanilla extract16 oz powdered sugar3-4 T milk 1) … Continue reading

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