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Baked Pumpkin-Cranberry Oatmeal Pudding

I was chatting over email with a friend the other day (seems to be the way so many of my chats go nowadays) about how we’re so busy, we sometimes buy stuff–stuff that we really intend to use, stuff that we actually really need–and then, because our schedules are […]

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Halloween Whoopie Pies*

*Or, Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween in the DDD Household

[Don’t be scared. It’s really tasty!]

When the HH and I first lived together, our home in an older, mostly run-down neighborhood wasn’t exactly child-friendly. I vividly recall one sweltering summer’s evening as we lay sprawled in our bed, windows […]

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Last Minute Recipe Suggestions

Who’s ready to celebrate? 

With all of my 175 students’ assignments, exams and final marks finally submitted–I am now officially on holidays until 2011–whoo hoo! That makes me one very celebratory gal.  Par-tay, I say! 

And how about having everything all ready to start cooking my big holiday meal?

Um, no. (Insert sheepish expression here).

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SOS Meets Flash in the Pan: Super Easy Tofu Scramble with Kale and Pumpkin

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]

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SOS Kitchen Challenge: Spinach Roundup

This month’s SOS (Sweet or Savory) Kitchen Challenge asked readers to whip up dishes with spinach, and wow, did you ever take on this challenge with gusto! We received a dozen fantastic, creative recipes to try that all highlight the super-healthy leafy green.  And yes, a few desserts are included as well!

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Flash in the Pan: Spicy Roasted Seeds

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]

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Apple Pumpkin Crumble Bars (ACD Friendly)

During a conversation about something entirely unrelated yesterday, the HH uttered that well-known truism:  “There are only two things you can really count on:  death, and taxes.”

Well, I have to tell you (and I said this to the HH, too, of course), that hasn’t quite been my experience.  For instance, I’ve […]

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Warm Butternut Salad with Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing

[Have you entered the Cookbook giveaway yet?  Choose any cookbook you like and you could win it as my Christmas present to you this year! Click here to enter–only one day left!]

I meant to post about this recipe yesterday, but somehow, I’m, er, running a tad behind schedule.  How did I get […]

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Entirely Original Curried Pumpkin Hummus*

* Or, Hummus in a World of Its Own

As we often do, the HH and I made the trek to Montreal over the long weekend to spend the holidays with my family.  While I long ago became accustomed to toting along some sort of sustenance for these trips (my diet, even when I’m not […]

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Do Try This At Home: Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce

A few of you asked for the Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe about which I posted yesterday. Since I wasn’t entirely thrilled with the pumpkin bread on its own, and I was most assuredly dissatisfied with the sweetened condensed milk (the base for the caramel sauce) on its own, I hadn’t intended […]

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