Month: February 2014

Oven Baked Beignets

Although I have never been to New Orleans, I would love to go.  I already have it all planned out in my mind: my first visit would be to Café du Monde for some beignets and café au lait! The first time I made beignets, it involved lots of oil and lots of frying.  In

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Breakfast Bulgur Wheat with Poached Mixed Berries

Breakfast is, hands down, my favorite meal of the day.  I almost always eat a warm bowl of oatmeal topped with cinnamon, walnuts, bananas, and blueberries.  I’ve had that nearly every morning for breakfast for years, and somehow I never tire of it.  However, recently I felt like I should branch out and try something

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Dark Chocolate Mousse

  If you’re still wondering how to celebrate this special day, here’s a decadent dessert you can whip up in no time.  The recipe comes from Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist and it is by far the easiest chocolate mousse I have ever made.  There are only 3 ingredients!  And no eggs are involved.  So

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Pink Heart Cookies

These cookies are the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day.  The recipe is a simple sugar cookie dough cut into heart shapes.  My daughter and I had a lot of fun making these.  The original recipe includes a cream filling to spread in between two cookies to make into sandwich cookies, but my cookie cutter was

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