Archive for September, 2008

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Cocktail Time: Bloody Marys

I know I blog about sweet stuff, but sometimes, I need a baking break. I bartended in college, and I always enjoyed making drinks because a great deal of time is spent on the presentation of the drink, whether it’s the fruit slice garnish, the olive-studded sword, the perfectly poured wineglass, or

29Sep2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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Espresso Ice Cream

Espresso ice cream. Yes, I know it’s not exactly summertime anymore, but I saw Ina Garten make this on the Food Network the other day and I wanted to eat a spoonful as soon as possible. Homemade ice cream is truly a treat and it’s not as complicated as you may think. If you

19Sep2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Southern Comfort Apple Pie

Last week my brother and I went to a local U-Pick apple orchard and loaded up on apples. It’s always been something our family does each Fall. We left the orchard with three sacks of apples and a nice jug of apple cider (orchards always have the BEST cider). Apples are great

18Sep2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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September Days…

A preview of things to come… Today was the perfect kind of day in my opinion. Sunshine, clear skies, whispers of fall in the leaves and the air. This is my favorite time of year. Everything changes, and the approaching months bring me great happiness-Thanksgiving, Christmas, my birthday, New Year’s- because they

18Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued