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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Honey

Carrot Cake Ice Cream

One of my most popular older recipes is Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl, and it is popular for a great reason: it tastes like frozen carrot cake!  Hard to go wrong there.  We are once again in farm-fresh carrot season, with the kind of sweet, young carrots that are perfect for […]

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Sriracha Bacon Deviled Eggs

Sriracha Bacon Deviled Eggs

This June has been HOT, so we have been using our outdoor grill and our smoker quite a lot, and dining on the deck.  Since we have chickens we still work eggs into our meals on a daily basis, and deviled eggs are one of my favorite picnic snacks.  I might have eaten some of […]

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BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapenos

BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Barbecue season is upon us, and if you are still dealing with cold weather you can also roast these spicy/smokey/cheesy appetizers inside and they will still make you want to sip lemonade and swat at some bugs. Or whatever it is that you do at barbecues in your part of the world. Ours usually involve […]

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Tandoori Lamb

Tandoori Lamb Kebabs

If you are lucky enough to live in Colorado you have the opportunity to try Noosa’s new spicy-sweet yoghurt* flavor, Blackberry Serrano.  Noosa sent me some free samples to try (along with the truly fabulous, limited-batch Blood Orange flavor, which is available even outside of the great state of Colorado) and while we were enjoying […]

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Salt Cod Fritters

Salt Cod Fritters

Salt cod is a food I have loved since I was introduced to it as an adult in the form of a creamy, pungent, garlicky Brandade.  It was one of those dishes that was a revelation, and I since that first taste I have sought out salt cod dishes wherever they have appeared on restaurant […]

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Fresh Cranberry-Orange Relish

Fresh Cranberry-Orange Relish

This is a fresh and simple alternative to the cooked (or canned) cranberry sauce that usually shows up at your Thanksgiving feast.  The addition of fresh orange juice and zest means that you don’t need to add a whole lot of sugar to achieve a perfect sweet-tart flavor balance. Traditional cooked sauces call for a […]

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