Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Stuffed Peanut Butter Coffee Cake

I was inspired by National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. Yes, there really is such a thing, it’s April 2. However, I was unhappy with my first try. I was in a hurry and trying to create a dessert, along with several other dishes, for a gathering. I really should listen to myself and not plan more than one new dish at a time, let alone three or more! The first version must not have been too bad as my niece asked for the recipe, but I knew I could do better, back to the kitchen. Continue reading →


Rabbit Casserole

It’s been years since I had rabbit. Quite honestly I didn’t remember much about it. My memory of it was neither good nor bad. My family raised a few rabbits for meat for a while during my childhood, but it wasn’t something we had frequently. We started off with a small breeding stock and it takes time (even for rabbits) to build up enough stock to eat. So, while I vividly remember the butchering day I was deemed old enough to help with, I don’t really remember what rabbit tasted like. Continue reading →

Rice Flake

One of my favorite things to do is visit ethnic grocery stores. Doesn’t matter what flavor, I like them all. I like to walk up and down the aisles looking at all the different foods and wondering what they are used for. They’re also a great place to stock up on basics. Spices are often sold well below grocery store prices and in large quantities.

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Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

There they were…lurking in the back of the fridge; a dozen eggs that I had not realized were still there. Since I had more kale and mushrooms I made another frittata. Quick, easy and lunches for the whole week, but this isn’t about frittata. I needed something to go with the frittata, biscuits sounded good. This recipe would also use up some of the cheese I found hanging out with the eggs. Continue reading →

Kale and Mushroom Frittata

My cousins were in town this weekend so a small, last minute family reunion was held at my place. Not only did I get to cook up a storm for them but I got to meet the world’s cutest, sweetest baby. You did good Emme! Continue reading →