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Peanut Butter Cream’wiches*

‘Twas the night before the Cookie Swap and all through the kitchen; I was cooking and baking and moanin’ and bitchin’. I’ve been here for hours, I can’t stop to rest. This rooms a disaster, just look at this mess! Tomorrow I’ve got three dozen cookies to send. Will...
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Fontina Grilled Cheese with Arugula & Truffle Oil*

This week has been nothing but overcast days and chilly nights. Jorge is gone on another business trip, which means it has been all about single girl dinners at my house. Cookies and Wine anyone?? So when I caught myself bundled up like a bag lady, watching Sweet Home...
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Brown Butter, Brown Sugar Cookies*

I love when readers tell me that I am obviously not as “novice” as my blog’s name claims to be. And thankfully for all of us, it’s true. I know my way around a kitchen these days. But when I tell you that wasn’t always true, I mean it....
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Gift Guide for your Bitesize Budget & a Giveaway!*

  In case you missed the Christmas trees, or were passed out through Thanksgiving, I am here to announce that the Holiday Season of 2011 has officially begun! And it has brought holiday potlucks and white elephant exchanges with it! If you are like most of America, your wallet...