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starbucks cocktail


This is a cocktail recipe that won’t slow you down! If Redbull and vodka mix well together, why not try a spiked Starbucks iced coffee? The key to this recipe is the particular Starbucks iced coffee used as there are several to choose from (pictured below). … Continue reading

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food quote


  A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do. ~P.J. O’Rourke

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roasted beets


roasted beets may top all other roasted vegetables. they are simply fantastic. there are other methods of cooking them, however, roasting them brings out a great depth of flavor. during the cold winter months, root vegetables seem to be most prevalent and … Continue reading

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Oven Toaster Strudels


I really can’t and don’t want to call these poptarts as they come out looking more like the toaster strudel that  my mom used to buy for my sister and I when we were young. Their texture is light and fluffy … Continue reading

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julia child’s boca negra, flourless chocolate cake with a bourbon white chocolate sauce


it has been several years since i’ve pulled out julia child’s Baking With Julia. this cookbook is full of wonderful dessert recipes as well cookies, breads, and danishes. her boca negra (flourless chocolate cake) is a favorite and it had been … Continue reading

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