A Delicious Banana Cake Recipe

I love this banana cake recipe.  Just so you know, the frosting is what makes this cake.  A great use of bananas! This recipe is taken from http://www.spendwithpennies.com and was written by Holly. CAKE 1 and 1/3 cup mashed bananas 2 and 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided 1 and 1/2 cups milk 3 cups flour […]

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Great Zucchini Muffins

  Zucchini Muffins Receipe taken from Simply Recipes. com Ingredients: 2 Large Eggs 1 1/3 cup of sugar 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups packed grated fresh zucchini 3/4 cups unsalted butter, melted 2 3/4 cups all purpose flower 1 Teaspoon baking soda 1 Teaspoon baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon […]

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Springtime Veggies.

Finally, Spring is here.  We’ve had so much snow I thought I’d never see the sun again!  With the warmer Spring temperatures our gardens start to bloom.  With the growing season starting so too does the farmer’s market season.  What will be in season?  Check out my list below for some great fruit and veggie […]

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Ten Terms to Know for Cooking

  I wish I could say I love to cook.  Honestly it is the least favorite household chore I do.  I did not grow up in a cooking family.  Our joke was if it didn’t come out of a box and you couldn’t add water our mother didn’t make it. Well, we thought it was […]

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10 Cooking Terms for November.

I know what you are thinking.  It’s November, the food vocabulary must be about Thanksgiving and turkey! Nah, I’m sure you will be sick of the holiday season by now.  I usually get over it by the time Columbus Day rolls around. I think as I get older the holidays hold less importance for me.  […]

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10 Cooking Terms for October

  Acidity- How tart a wine is.  Body- How heavy or full a wine feels in your mouth. Jammy-A red wine with a full cooked fruit flavor. Tennoir -How a growing region effects a wines flavor. Tekkamaki -Seaweed wrap of Tuna. Yama -Decorative Garnish. Odori -Live Sushi topping. Agani- Tea served at the end. Confit […]

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10 Cooking Terms to know.

Clarify- A process of removing impurities from a liquid.  It usually accomplished by skimming the surface of the liquid as it is heated. Deglaze- The process of loosening, reducing and dissolving the reside remaining in the pan after meat has been sauteed. Dot- The process involving the placement of small bit or pieces of food […]

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10 Cooking Terms to Know

Are you a cook?  I must admit, I’m not.  I can make things and they are edible, but no one will ever say to me “That’s a great meal.”  I never grew up in a cooking family.  So everything I know is self taught or down to a cookbook.  Any recipes you find on this […]

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The Fall Veggie Harvest

  Did you ever wonder what veggies are in season?  In our 24 hour, travel anywhere society, it can be difficult to tell what is in season.  Things can be flash frozen, or canned half a world away.  While this is a great innovation, we know that the freshest produce have the most benefit.  Not […]

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