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Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Dark Chocolate

October 18, 2015 Appetizers & Snacks

NIt’s hard to know what to say about these Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Dark Chocolate. It’s hard to say because they were gone in a flash. I did manage to get my mouth around one of them, though – the notorious and ornery pumpkin spice cookie known as Grumpy Pumpy: All I remember is a […]

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Whole Grain Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

July 26, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day - juggling with julia

Hello all and happy mid-summer! I’m back from two weeks in northern New England – first in coastal Maine, and then lakeside in Western Maine. Super relaxing with bits of fun here and there fit in, usually with one of these peanut butter and jelly muffins in my hand. A hike up Bald Rock Trail […]

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Chicken and Barley Vegetable Soup

December 9, 2013 Chili/Soup/Stew

We are deep into soup territory here, and we’re still several days from the official start of winter! Freezing rain, slush, and snow greeted us this morning – as if it being Monday wasn’t bad enough. After slipping and sliding into work, I broke the photocopier. Then I noticed my office smells like dead mouse. Chicken and barley […]

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Lemon-Basil Quinoa Salad

March 22, 2012 General

70’s and 80’s in March??  You just never know what’s going to happen with weather in New England.  All I know is this crazy warm weather is getting me in the mood for grilling and making cool side salads.  Last night’s supper was the always-delicious Crazy Lime Chicken along with the final bits of a delicious […]

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