Monthly Archives: March 2011

Stuffed Mushrooms

When I was growing up, I was one of those kids who hated mushrooms. I thought they were spongy, weird things that didn’t taste very good. I turned up my nose at sliced button mushrooms on salads, ate around them in beef stroganoff, and even did my best to pick out the tiny cubes of […]

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Homemade Bialys

Have you ever had a bialy? Cary and his family introduced me to them, along with rhubarb custard pie, sweet potato casserole, and a lot of other wonderful things. Bialys are like a bagels, but instead of holes, they have delicious onion and poppy seed centers. Yeah, they’re pretty fantastic. Also, unlike bagels which need […]

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Rhubarb Custard Pie

I think pie is one of the truest expressions of love. I know that sounds a little silly, but I think it might be true. Take last month’s saccharine conversation hearts and perfect truffles. Sure, they’re way prettier than anything anyone could make at home, but they’re also the easy way out. For five to […]

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February

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