Archive for October, 2011

Besides that Spiced Pumpkin Maple Ice Cream I made last month, I have never had much luck with pumpkin.  I won’t get into the details, but I recall having four failed recipes using pumpkin …  within the last two months …  so sad. But let’s get to the good part (where I finally struck luck with […]

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This is not your typical key lime pie . . . this is sweet instead of tart, and healthy instead of unhealthy! You know me.  I like sweet things, not tart things!  I guess that’s why I’ve never liked restaurants’ key lime pies …  along with cranberry juice, lemons, and certain apples.  Sugary sweets bring smiles to faces–smiles that […]

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Okay, so I guess these aren’t technically petit fours, but these coconutty bites sure are scrumptious and,  you know, cube-ish like petit fours.  And they’re sweet and rich, also like petit fours. They actually taste like fudge–chewy, coconutty fudge.  And they also taste like cookie dough — soft, coconutty cookie dough. This “fudge-meets-cookie-dough” hybrid is totally delicious […]

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I was going to add to the post’s title, “and a ‘Blogiversary,’ ” because it has already been six months since my first post ever  (woohoo!) …  I mean, if a lovey dovey couple can celebrate their two-month anniversary with balloons, a dinner and loads of chocolate, I can celebrate my six month relationship to this blog […]

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Okay, I admit it.  I used to drink Muscle Milk.  You know, those ready-to-drink shakes advertising 20 grams of protein, vitamins and minerals? Yeah, they have protein, and yeah, they have some added nutrients, but are they 100% healthy?  No, they are artificially flavored and contain quite a bit of that fake sugar, sucralose.  So, naturally, I made […]

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You’ve seen the Peanut Butter and Jelly Uncrustables, now it’s time for the super stuffed, PB Banana version!

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It’s my birthday!  :D Sadly though, I have an exam today  :(  Oh yeah, and it’s in my least favorite class.  Why does this always happen to me?  Last year today, I had a Biology exam (ugh), and now it’s on the history of the middle east.  Thank goodness that my history class is the […]

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PB&Js and I go way back . . . probably from before I was born!  I blame my peanut butter obsession on my mom.  I wonder if she ate PB&Js when she was pregnant with me?  I mean, she did tell me she ate three chocolate bars a day when I was in her tummy, which definitely […]

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