Tag Archives: Walnuts

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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The BEST Egg Salad and Honey Oatmeal Walnut Bread with Poppy Seeds

OK, OK…the best egg salad IF you like medium to soft-boiled eggs and Asian hot chile sauce! So World Bread Day was two days ago.  Does it count since I put my post up two days late? Of course not, … Continue reading

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Povitica! Pumpkin Cheese Pie Povitica, and the Traditional One.

Ever go through those blogging ruts where nothing seems to turn out right, from the dish and the photos to writing the post? You literally stop flowing; herky jerky, forced writing becomes the norm.  I’m deep in one of those … 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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