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Thai Butternut Soup

February 18, 2013 Soups and Stews

It’s so hard to get soups like this right. I’ve tried zillions of soup recipes that call for exotic, aromatic ingredients, but end up bland and dull. It’s such a tease. Your mouth begins to salivate as you lean in to stir a fiery pot of  what you hope tastes as good as it smells. [...]

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

May 10, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

The other day I came home from work and I wanted a cookie. Badly. And I wanted a really decadent, super unhealthy, super chocolaty one that would make me lapse into a sugar coma for hours so I wouldn’t feel guilty about watching nonstop episodes of Arrested Development (I have a bit of an obsession [...]

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Spicy Boiled Peanut Hummus

February 1, 2011 Side Dishes

A little bird told me the Super Bowl is coming up this weekend. I’m not a big fan of football, but I love a good pot luck and Super Bowl Sunday is the ultimate potluck event. As we gear up for this exciting occasion- the food, not the game- the question on everyone’s mind is, [...]

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