Monthly Archives: September 2011

Soaked Baked Oatmeal

We decided to revisit an old favorite this week and make baked oatmeal.  I updated the recipe to include soaking and a few new flavors. I used our homemade applesauce and mixed in raisins and cranberries. I think shredded coconut … Continue reading

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Who Needs The Beef Chili

We originally planned to make a vegetarian chili but then decided that bacon would make it better. We typically don’t use a recipe to make chili, but since this turned out so well, it makes sense to write it down. … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Coconut Pecan Cookies

These are J’s new favorite cookies.  The texture is soft and chewy, and the cookie has a nice balance of coconut, chocolate and nuts.  I was out of pecans, so I used walnuts and almonds.  Peanuts could be fun to … Continue reading

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Spanish Tortilla

A spanish tortilla is just an egg and potato omelet, although it is more commonly eaten for dinner than for breakfast in Spain. It is typically made in a skillet, flipped, and then finished in the oven, if necessary. During … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This was an insanely tasty but quick dinner.  The buffalo sauce had just the right tang without being overwhelmingly spicy.  The celery and lettuce added a nice crunch.  You could also wrap these up in a tortilla for something a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

I had no intention of making this cake, but due to a little snafu while attempting to make a pumpkin roll, I had to change course.  What a lucky mistake!  This cake was fantastically moist with just the right amount … Continue reading

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