Monthly Archives: August 2011

Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes

No, you didn’t misread the title of this post: there really is a way to combine three of the most delicious things in the world into one dessert.  These yummy treats combine the chocolate flavor of Oreo cookies with the … Continue reading

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Mango-Chili Salad

Since this has been one of the hottest summers ever, we’ve been trying to think of things to make that don’t require using the stove.  Green salads are great, but they get a bit boring after awhile, and most fruit … Continue reading

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Tracy’s Gumbo

Those of you who have been reading this blog for any length of time know how much we love comfort food, and gumbo is one of our favorites.  Jess’ mom makes a really tasty version of the Cajun classic, and … Continue reading

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Charcuterie at The Pantry

For a state that is enamored of all things pork related, you don’t see the word “charcuterie” appearing on many menus. Originally a way to cure and preserve meats, the art of charcuterie is practiced now mostly because cured meat … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake

When I was a kid, my mom used to make me German chocolate cake with coconut-pecan icing almost every year for my birthday, and now that I’m an adult…I still really love it.  This version comes from our new favorite … Continue reading

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Review: P & C Diner

Update: As of March 2012, P & C Diner has closed.  There’s a “Now Renting” sign up on the front, so we’ll keep you posted. If there’s one thing we love about living in Saline County, it’s that there’s a … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Brownie: Brewer’s Blondies

Ok, so when is a brownie not a brownie? When it’s one of these malted milk enriched blondies!  If you’ve ever liked the flavor of a malted milkshake (or malted milk balls) then this recipe was custom-made for you.  And … Continue reading

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