March 2010

Chocolate Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

March 31, 2010
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Last year I was fortunate enough to be sent some incredible chocolate by the Askinosie chocolate company. Of all the chocolates, my favorite one was their “Dark Milk” chocolate made with Goat’s Milk. I’d never had anything called “dark” milk chocolate nor had I ever had a chocolate bar made with goat’s milk. I was instantly smitten and knew I wanted to make something with that flavor profile….

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Roasted Potato and Leek Soup

March 29, 2010
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While it may technically be spring, I’m well aware that many parts of the country are still buried under snow or at least suffering with chilly temperatures. This recipe for Roasted Potato and Leek Soup should help banish any chill and fill the house with a savory aroma that will be sure to make everyone feel warm and toasty. The roasting of the main vegetables (potatoes, leeks and garlic) add a depth of flavor you just don’t get by simply boiling them.

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Meyer Lemon Giveaway Winner and Garden Update

March 26, 2010
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We have a winner! Sometimes it pays to be first… Using www.random.org the winner of the Meyer Lemons is Johanna who said, “My sister helped me start a garden last year, and I loved having so much fresh produce right at my door. Here’s a list of what I plan on having again this year: […]

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Getting Ready to Garden & Meyer Lemon Giveaway

March 21, 2010
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Weekends like this remind me how truly blessed those of us are who live in Southern California. Say what you will about traffic or smog, you really can’t beat the weather. It was almost 80 degrees on the first day of Spring, while many parts of the country were still under a blanket of snow. […]

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Meyer Lemon Lavender Cake

March 13, 2010
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A couple of weeks ago my mother was cleaning out a box of stuff in her office and came across a bunch of old recipes. In the middle of it was a 5×8 note card with a recipe for “Old Fashioned Lemon Bread,” handwritten by yours truly.  The letter started, “Dear Mom, I just made […]

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Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day~Whole Grain Master Recipe

March 9, 2010
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One of the things I really missed when eating gluten-free for 3 weeks was freshly baked bread. I’m used to baking my own bread a few times a week using the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (ABin5) method so of course one of the first things I did when done with the cleanse diet was […]

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