Tag Archives: Pistachios

Broccoli Kale Arugula Pesto (Quadruple Pesto), and a Tribute of a Sort

Before I get to this Quadruple Pesto, I need to talk about a few things. About two weeks ago, the Sunday after the bombings in Boston, I started to think about life in a whole new perspective.  It’s not a perspective … Continue reading

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Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I should challenge everyone with.  I was throwing out ideas, and like many first pitches in baseball, they were all over the place. Baklava was … Continue reading

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All Ovah Pavlova

Once upon a time there was a Russian ballerina named Anna. Mixing some edible pearl lustre dust with almond extract and painting it on the pavlovas caused some kind of chemical reaction that mottled the beautiful, smooth shells.  If you … Continue reading

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PUMPKINNY – My October Fresh Pumpkin Frenzy

OK, so this pumpkin post was supposed to be my Halloween post, or just an October/Autumn/Fall post. It’s now one month later, but hey, it’s still Autumn/Fall, so that counts for something! I’m sure a lot of you fellow food … Continue reading

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