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Poppy Seed Cake

October 8, 2010
Poppy Seed Cake

I’ve received some requests for a poppy seed cake recipe, so here it is.  Growing up, the only poppy seed cake we ever had was made with boxed pudding and cake mix.  I don’t cook that way, so this one is au naturale- only the good stuff.  It’s delicious for brunch, afternoon snack, just...
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Delicious Deviled Eggs

July 20, 2010
Delicious Deviled Eggs

This weekend I was in the mood for something a little naughty but nice, so I made these deviled eggs.  They are a little different from traditional deviled eggs, with shallots and sun-dried tomatoes.  They were a big hit- the creamy filling melts in your mouth, while the bacon crumbles on top add a...
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Rosemary Lemon Poundcake

June 15, 2010
Rosemary Lemon Poundcake

We recently received a huge bouquet of fresh rosemary in our CSA box.  I put some of it little vases with water- rosemary will stay looking fresh for awhile if you just keep adding water.  I wanted to cook something different with it, aside from a typical chicken or pasta dish, so I made...
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Saturday Morning Pancakes

March 20, 2010
Saturday Morning Pancakes

Growing up, we loved pancakes, always made from scratch.  We even had pancakes for dinner!  I don’t make pancakes as often as my mother did, but when I do, my boys sure are happy! 2/3 cup canola oil 1 1/2 cups milk 2 eggs 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour...
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Raspberry Almond Muffins

March 1, 2010
Raspberry Almond Muffins

Hayden thinks muffins are cake, which is fine by me!  These muffins are moist, light, and perfectly sweet.  The fresh berries and whole wheat flour justify going back for seconds, or having them with coffee for breakfast. 1 small carton raspberries 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking...
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Sunrise Coffee Cake

February 11, 2010
Sunrise Coffee Cake

Feature Recipe: Although I have a lot of them, I don’t use cookbooks often.  That said, each of my books offers a few recipes that I keep going back to because they are good.  This is one of those recipes.  It’s by Marie Saba.  Info about her book and cooking show can be found...
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Hungry For Spring Omelette

January 24, 2010
Hungry For Spring Omelette

Although we still have two more months of winter, today’s blue Los Angeles sky reminds me of spring. 1/3 cup finely chopped carrot 1 leek (tender white only, finely chopped) 1/4 cup frozen peas, thawed 3 eggs pinch dried tarragon (or herbs de Provence) pinch salt olive oil In an omelette pan, heat 2-3...
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