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in search of the perfect chipotle dressing

I love the taste of chipotle. I don’t know what it is, but it is amazing. Every time I go to a restaurant and something has any kind of chipotle sauce on it, there’s a good chance I’m ordering it. However, I’ve never been able to find a delicious chipotle sauce/dressing/anything at the store. I’ve

17 Apr 2011
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chocolate-covered strawberries

Can you think of anything more appropriate for Valentine’s Day than chocolate and strawberries together in a tastebud-titillating delectable medley of scrumptiousness? Didn’t think so. I’ve tried chocolate-covered strawberries before… but they haven’t turned out this well. Here’s the recipe: 1 bag semisweet chocolate chips (I used Ghirardelli… I think using quality chocolate helps a

17 Feb 2011
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korean barbecue chicken

My brother, Reed, left his smoker at our house when he moved into his apartment and there was no room. Ever since then I’ve been waiting for the day he would come use it… and that day finally came. The recipe for the marinade came from a family friend, but the smoker gave it that

04 Jan 2011
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taffy apple pizza

So, today was my VERY LAST FINAL EVER!!! And it wasn’t even really a final exam… we just went and ate delicious food at my professor’s house. It was pretty much the best final. Anyway, I brought this delicious apple pizza that was a big hit. I can’t take complete credit for the recipe, as

16 Dec 2010
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turkey, avocado, tomato, oh my!

Okay, so this post isn’t so much a recipe as an idea. Sometimes, when I’m trying to plan meals, I need ideas as much as recipes. So… here ya go. Growing up, I never really liked sandwiches. I know, I know… I was weird. My mom would try to vary my sandwich selections – but

09 Nov 2010
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black bean & pumpkin soup

SOooo… since it’s November, I kind of feel like seeing how many things I can make with PUMPKIN. First I did the classic Grandma’s Pumpkin Bread recipe. It was delish. Then I had this superb pumpkin soup at Zupa’s, and tonight I attempted to re-create it. This blog is really inspiring me and is making

02 Nov 2010
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