Archive | 2010

Cinnamon Walnut Banana Bread

I know June isn’t synonymous with banana bread but, as I reached to grab some sherbet from the freezer last night, several bananas-on-ice stared back at me, asking, “When are you going to use us up?” Well, fine: ask and ye shall receive. I’ve baked this recipe before, with fantastic results, but I wanted to […]

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Vanilla Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream

A fast post here: as part of my “thank you for helping out with the website” I was asked to make “vanilla cupcakes with sort of spring-looking frosting” so I baked up Smitten Kitchen’s vanilla cake recipe, topped with a lime buttercream. The results: mmmm. The cake is moist and tender and the frosting has […]

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Southern Biscuits

Life is so much busier than it used to be. I apologize if this comes across as whining — I don’t mean it to, I’m just trying to re-adjust. My working at Geneseo as Web Communications Manager is the first time in almost a decade that I’ve had a 9 to 5 job (well, 8 […]

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Beef & Irish Draught Stew

Alas, no picture for this as we — and 15 other friends — gobbled this up too quickly. Also, it’s hard to photograph stew in an attractive fashion; I mean, have you tried recently? It comes out looking, literally, like a hot mess. Looks aside, I can assure you it’s a delicious stew that tastes […]

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Chewy Chocolate Drop Cookies

Well, Happy New Year, everybody! Sure, it’s only a month and a half late, and three and a half months since my last blog post, but who’s counting? Where have I been? I started a new job about six months ago (has it been that long? Holy crap.) in which I am mistress of all […]

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