lentil soup

Recipe: Curried Lentil Soup with Chicken

For Christmas, a dear friend made me a “soup-in-a-jar” mix that she found on Foodnetwork.com. It was a beautiful presentation, but I was a little intimidated by it…I’ve never used Curry before, and I’ve only made a lentil dish once (and that was two months ago and I burned them)! I finally decided to make…

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chocolate lava cakes

How to Make Chocolate Lava Cakes

You know those delicious little chocolate cakes you can buy at most chain restaurants – the ones that are melted and gooey inside when you cut into them? That’s what we had for dessert tonight…in under 30 minutes. I am a big fan of kraftrecipes.com and that is where we finally found the quickest recipe….

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scones

Lemon Cranberry Scones

I spent the majority of today baking. I recently became obsessed with a new book, Confections of  a Closet Master Baker, by Gesine Bullock Prado…and I’ve been attempting to recreate some of the most tempting recipes. Today I made a four layer vanilla cake with lemon curd filling and icing. I also made lemon cranberry…

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