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Quiche with Kale

April 9, 2012

I’m writing this post from Sydney, Australia! I probably forgot to mention it, but I’m going to be here for 3 weeks. Lucky me, right? I’m still getting adjusted to the time, so forgive me if this post isn’t totally coherent. Since I’m out of the country and without a kitchen, I won’t be posting [...]

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Gougères {with Guinness & Cheddar}

March 13, 2012

I had some leftover cheddar from making mac and cheese last week, so I thought I’d make some gougères, a.k.a. French cheese puffs or “goo chairs” if you are my husband (he and French words do not mix). These gougères are a little special because there’s Guinness beer in the batter. The Guinness in these [...]

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Cinnamon Sugar Palmiers

December 22, 2011

Holiday traditions are the best! Because Andrew and I don’t live near our families, we have this tradition of celebrating Christmas at home the night before we start our holiday travels. Every year we exchange ornaments, give the pups their gifts (yeah, they get gifts too), and watch Love Actually. We did this last night [...]

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Cranberry Clafouti

November 15, 2011

I have 4 bags 3 1/2 bags of cranberries in my fridge right now. I bought them in preparation for Thanksgiving next week and somehow I’ve already started to use them up. If you are looking for a new dessert to try this Thanksgiving, consider making this cranberry clafouti! It’s sweet, tart, creamy, festive, and [...]

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Mushroom and Shallot Mini Quiches

September 23, 2011

You know that Pâte Brisée dough that I made yesterday? Well I used it to make mini quiches last night. I served them with a mixed green salad on the side and we had the perfect French inspired dinner. I love the fact that each person can have their own personal quiche and they are [...]