Category Archives: Featured Friday

Blueberry Blue Corn Pancakes

These are some seriously awesome pancakes. The addition of the blue cornmeal gives the pancakes a little bit of a heartier crunchy bite, but they are still the fluffy pancakes that I simply must have.  I added in some blueberries … Continue reading

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Blueberry Blue Corn Pancakes

I saw these blue corn pancakes on Amy of Veggie Obsession‘s food blog a couple months ago, and it’s a shame I haven’t made them until now.  These are the best pancakes I have ever had (though, I love the … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Vanilla Extract (Because It’s Cheap and Easy)

1.  I go through a lot of vanilla extract. 2.  Storebought vanilla extract is expensive. 1+2 is not a combination I like.  Vanilla extract is not only unbelievably easy to make, but a lot cheaper than storebought vanilla.  Basically, you … Continue reading

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Featured Friday: Pork Potstickers

I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t like potstickers.  They are like the ravioli of Asia and are little happy packages of powerful flavor.  You can basically put anything you want in them too.  This recipe uses ground … Continue reading

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Featured Friday: Spiced Carrot Pancakes with Maple Syrup

Carrots in a pancake?  I know, who would think to put carrots in a pancake?  Mallory would.  Mallory is one of the foodies I chat with frequently, and she runs a blog called Total Noms with some pretty nomtastic recipes.  … Continue reading

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Featured Friday: Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Chicken Stew

Stews generally aren’t the most attractive of foods, but they stick around because what they lack in appearance they DEFINITELY make up for in taste.  This stew was an absolute treat to make.  I was standing over the stove, fanning … Continue reading

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Featured Friday: Cayenne Dusted Puff Pastry Cheese Straws

What’s my favorite thing about these cheese straws?  The cayenne pepper gives you this slight tickling burn in your mouth after eating one.  Ooooo ahhhhhhh =)  Such a pleasant little surprise.  Oh, and then there’s the buttery, puffy, flaky from-scratch … Continue reading

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