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The French Macaron

So unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you know that French Macarons (pronounced ‘macarone’ in your best French accent) are the new “chic cupcake”. I’ve seen them on magazine covers, in specialty bake shops, and… I’d never had one. Ever. And as a girl who has a serious sweet tooth, I was curious […]

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real food

I noticed something about my family recently. We don’t eat enough real food. And by “real food” I mean food that is not processed or packaged. Most of the food labels in our pantry have so many ingredients that I just can’t pronounce. I’ll admit that our shelves are filled with goldfish crackers, cheese crackers, […]

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How to Dry Herbs

(This article was originally posted on Oct 17, 2011.) As the days grow shorter and the temperatures cooler our once vibrant garden is slowly fading away.  The tomatoes have been roasted and canned.  The peppers chopped and in the freezer alongside shredded zucchini and strawberries.  The only plants remaining are the herbs. I hate the thought of letting anything […]

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