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Summer Snack #3 Blackberry Ice Pops

Summer Snack #3 Blackberry Ice Pops

When you’re blessed with lots and lots of fresh blackberries, it’s time to make blackberry ice pops!! ’cause you’ll need a lot more that just one. To make approximately 12 pops, use 4-5 cups wash them well place them in your blender with sugar and water. If you have a blender like mine,  the berries […]

Empanada Dough: Cooking with leftovers

Empanada Dough: Cooking with leftovers

  Mmmmm…..Empanadas…..made from leftovers! The two thing I like best about cooking with leftovers: The work’s already been started, cutting back on time and effort. Redemption!!! It you weren’t too thrilled with how something turned out the first time, here’s your chance to cook it up again and make the modifications you feel it needs. […]

Summer Snack #1: Garlicky Roasted Tomatoes

Summer Snack #1: Garlicky Roasted Tomatoes

Ok Ok, maybe snacks should be quick. But hey!!!! it’s summer break and I’m in no rush……(deep breath of relief) More importantly If you lose patience, you can stop at just about any point on your journey towards roasting your tomatoes and you’ll still have something delicious…..right? First, just grab a couple of your favorite […]

Brown (Butter) Cookies- brown butter, brown sugar, molasses

Brown (Butter) Cookies- brown butter, brown sugar, molasses

Sometimes I just want a cookie. Just one. Not two-three dozen. Sometimes all I have is 1 egg left over from the dozen. Sometimes I only have one stick of butter. Sometimes I eat one ounce of chocolate chips too many, before I even get around to baking cookies. Sometimes I don’t have raisins, caramel, […]