January 2012

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orange cinnamon rolls

orange cinnamon rolls

When I was growing up we used to have orange cinnamon rolls every Sunday morning before church.  You know, those ones that you pop out of the cylinder with the little container of icing down at the bottom.  We called them orange danishes, although I am not entirely sure why because that title does not … more

parmesan roasted broccoli

parmesan roasted broccoli

A couple of years ago I went to visit Gerrit (then my fiance) at school and we were sitting in his apartment on a Saturday morning watching Food Network (probably mostly passing time until we could go have lunch at our favorite restaurant).  Ina Garten was on, showing, of course, how to do all things … more

molten lava cakes

molten lava cakes

I am not generally very good about making decisions.  Big ones or small ones, they all tend to baffle me.  If it’s a big decision, the implications can be so large that I constantly wonder if I chose the right thing (hence, buying a house, even though we found the perfect one, was so incredibly … more

mushroom lasagna

mushroom lasagna

So I only made this a couple of days ago, and to be completely honest I have a whole list of recipes to share with you that I made before I made this lasagna.  But it is so good, day after day (we’ve had it for leftovers twice now), that I couldn’t wait to share … more

peanut butter ice cream

peanut butter ice cream

I’m not normally one to make New Year’s resolutions, which is kind of surprising considering that I am a person obsessed with lists.  But I’m pretty happy with my life and my health and the way I generally spend my time, so New Year’s resolutions have always seemed unnecessary.  Besides, if there’s something I want … more