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Strawberries

July 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

Since we bought the new house and have said good-bye to truckloads of our money, we say hello to the summer fun of another staycation this year. Well, mostly a staycation – because Kitchen Mom is planning a get away to Penland this year all by herself! At our now fabulous new house we have […]

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Tags: Cook & Tale · Desserts

Chinese Moon Festival Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

September 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

We set up the telescope and invited friends and family to join us in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon this past weekend. We ate homemade Mu Shu Pork and Mu Shu Tofu. We had sticky rice and red bean dumplings and for dessert we went non-traditional and made Red Velvet Whoopie Pies. For several years I […]

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Key West Road Trip

May 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

So what makes us get in the car and drive hours to the very southern tip of the United States? Oh, there are so many good reasons… Fish House Key Lime Pie MAKES ONE PIE FOR THE PIE: 4 egg yolks 1 (15 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup fresh key lime juice 1 […]

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Happy Morning Crepes

April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Can I just say Nigella Lawson rocks! Over the weekend we tried several recipes from her Feast cookbook and boy did we have a good time. Saturday night we delighted a group of friends with her Chocolate Guinness Cake and Sunday morning tired and bleary eyed we staggered out to the kitchen and whipped up […]

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Tags: Breakfasts · Desserts

Chai Tea Popsicle

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

At our house summer is all about the popsicles. These chai tea ones were kitchen daughter’s idea. On our recent summer trip she discovered the food network. Since we have no television at home the kids soak up all they can when we stay in hotel rooms or visit friends and family with cable tv. […]

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Tags: Desserts · Other fun

Happy Holidays from junior kitchen! (The Pfeffernusse of Boxing Day)

December 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Where does the time go? I’ve been a bit neglectful about blogging favorite recipes around here and as a result I have a growing pile of papers cluttering up our kitchen counter. For our holiday cookies this year I found a great recipe here at Foodo del Mundo. Pfeffernusse. We’ve had to make extra batches. […]

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Oatmeal Cookies, circa 1945

August 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

While not usually a proponent of vegetable shortening over butter when baking, sometimes you just gotta go with what you have. Plus during these current financial times, I really feel like a 40’s frugal housewife. This recipe is from the WWII-era when butter and sugar were rationed. I did modify it slightly by using a […]

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S’mores

August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off

The junior kitchen family went camping in Kentucky recently and we had the ultimate camp food dessert: S’mores. This tried and true recipe that Kitchen Mom fondly remembered from Girl Scout camping trips was a new treat for the kids, and Kitchen Dad, who claims to be the expert camper but somehow survived four decades […]

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Tags: Desserts · Other fun

Mini Pavlovas

July 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

These delicious Mini Pavlovas were a heck of a lot of fun to make. They seem so polite, don’t they? So refined. So sophisticated. That’s all an illusion. These are entertainment. Not as in entertaining the guests who come over to sip tea and nibble on meringues, but as in a thing to do that […]

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Berries and Cream

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

The nice thing about having kids in the kitchen is sometimes they can be extremely thoughtful in planning a special treat for you when you’re feeling under the weather. This dish Daughter planned all by herself – she called it a cake, but this was even better. She asked Kitchen Dad to pick up the […]

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Tags: Desserts