Baking 101

Baking 101: What’s In A Whisk?

We know all there is to know about whisks, right?  They’re bulbous and handy, the don’t play well in the utensil drawer without getting squished to misshapen or tangling up with the can opener.  They make whipped cream if we’re…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

Hello my friends! Welcome to this, another fine Sunday with us blinking our eyes open and figuring out which socks to wear (I think the answer is none).   This past week, at my request, many of you offered up…

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Cakes Recipes

Tres Leches Cake

We really do have so much to celebrate!   The sun is above us shining bright.  The breeze is warm.  The shade is ample and cooling, if not still filled with pesky mosquitos.  We sweat.  Our drinks sweat.  Our neighbors…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

A short, Memorial Day edition of Let It Be Sunday because we should all be outside living it up and I’m obnoxious enough to still be celebrating my birthday in gorgeous Philadelphia, there are ribs in the oven calling my…

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Beyond the Kitchen

This is 35.

I’m trying to think back to my 18th birthday.  Was there a pinata?  I hope so. I’ve never been one to have my life planned out year by year. There was never the plan that I’d finish college (at all,…

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Recipes Savory Snacks

Shrimp Tempura Sushi Burritos

Sushi Burritos:  an exercise in making my own dreams come true.  Also within the category of being my own dream maker:  making short ribs (really any ribs at all), making angel food cake (it as fluffy as dreams), and jelly-filled…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

Hey friends!  Welcome to it! I hope this weekend finds you happy and well, having napped, cocktailed, or baconed at least once so far.   I have a big birthday coming up this week and I’ve been thinking a lot about…

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