Chamomile Tea Pops

Posted September 6, 2011

This time of year is always hard. Vacations are ending. Neighborhood pools are closing. And, of course, dust off your Trapper Keeper because it’s time to go back to school. I do a lot of snacking to self-soothe. When you’re…

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Mango Citrus Bars Recipe

Posted July 28, 2011

Lemon Bars were a lunchbox staple in my childhood household. So sweet and tart, simple and easy to prepare — it’s hard to resist a lemon bar, in my humble opinion. When I was in high school, I would make…

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Part 2 on Chiles & a Chile Compound Butter

Posted June 1, 2011

Remember when we talked about chiles a few weeks ago? Well, I have even more to tell you. About chiles! Can you believe that? Fresh chiles, like the ones that we threw into some cheesy risotto last time, are super…

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies

Posted May 2, 2011

I just love a good party. And I have found, over the years, that one of the keys to hosting a good party is to give it a theme. Establishing a theme for your celebration gives yourself and your party…

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