Touchdown Thursdays: Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

Procrastination.  Over-extension.  These things do not mix.

And they are… me.

I bring this up to illuminate the fact that there are Grand Marnier/cranberry/chocolate truffles that required more chilling, rolling, and dipping time than I allowed in my morning.  They were supposed to be today’s post.  And are not.  Hence, this post.

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Best Carrot Cake

Best Carrot Cake

A serious warning accompanies this cake recipe – once you make it, and the first bite is devoured, you will then be required to make it for every event, for the rest of your life.  There’s a possibility you might not even be invited, but the cake will.

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Soupy Sundays: Spicy Gingered-Carrot Soup

Spicy Gingered-Carrot Soup

Bright, complex, well-rounded… No, this isn’t about you right now… I’m talking about this soup!

A great, light, starter, or perfect for those not-so-hungry lunches or dinners, this deeply flavorful soup is just delightful.  Full of nutrients and spices, it screams healthy, minus my friend, sour cream, of course.

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Soupy Sundays: Curried Peanut Squash Soup

“We both have so much in common.  We both love soup.  And we love the outdoors.  We love snow peas, and talking, and not talking.  We could not talk or talk forever, and still find things to not talk about.”

What better way to drop a quote from one of my favorite movies, Best In Show, than announcing the birth of a new feature on this here old bloggy blog?

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Bánh Mì

An odd thing happened when I sat down to write this post… I had no idea what to say.  What do you say about one of the greatest taste experiences on the planet?  Thank God for a world of flavors and cuisines, and thank God for the people who turn us onto them – pretty much all I came up with.

One of the funniest people I know also happens to be our work Bánh Mì fairy.  The first time I enjoyed one of these simple sandwiches, I fell in love.  Simple, beautiful flavors – salty, sweet, spicy, clean… amazing.  Give me bread, meat and cilantro and I’m a happy girl.

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