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Scones with cocoa nibs

  Traditional scones are made with heavy cream, which makes them very tasty, but also incredibly rich and you will use a good amount of your daily calories in a few good bites. That’s fine with me. Sometimes. But if there … Continue reading

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Roasted tomato salsa & quesadillas

Who would have thought that homemade salsa was so easy to make?! This is the first time I have made salsa, but definitely not the last. Here is a recipe from a Better Homes and Gardens magazine. They had a … Continue reading

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The browning effect

Have you thought much about the browning effect recently? I didn’t think so. Well, let me tell you what it is and why it’s good to keep in mind when you cook: The Maillard reaction is the scientific name for … Continue reading

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Mexican chocolate muffins

I got the idea for these muffins last night after dinner. I then watched the movie “Inception“, which is pretty thought-provoking and impressive. Crazy wild special effects. Well, the idea of a naturally sweetened chocolate muffin with a hint of … Continue reading

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