Monthly Archives: February 2011

Two new obsessions

Since I started an actual fire inside my oven last night and set off our smoke alarm, I think I need to tweak the recipe I was using a bit before posting it. In the meantime, I wanted to tell … Continue reading

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Award-winning bourbon chili

Toby doesn’t cook much, but he does make chili. In fact, he was already an award-winning chili chef when I met him. Of course, the award may have had a little to do with the fact that the judges were … Continue reading

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Red velvet cupcakes

You know what today is, right? Arizona’s 99th birthday! What better way to celebrate that — and that other holiday — than red velvet cupcakes? You need cake flour for this recipe, and I thought I had a whole box. … Continue reading

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Barbecue sauce – 2 ways

I wanted some Eastern North Carolina-style vinegar barbecue sauce for the pulled pork, but I figured I couldn’t buy it in Maryland. Then, when I started looking for a recipe, I realized it is super easy to make — as … Continue reading

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Slow-cooker pulled pork and coleslaw

When I started thinking about our Super Bowl party, I immediately decided I wanted to make pulled pork and chili. Toby has an award-winning chili recipe and will be posting that later. But I thought the slow-cooker would be perfect … Continue reading

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More Super Bowl cookies

Remember the polka-dot helmets? I figured out a way to turn those polka dots into the Steelers logo: I didn’t take a lot of photos of the frosting and decorating process with these because it was the middle of the … Continue reading

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There will be Super Bowl cookie photos and meat galore later. First, some nail polish. If you couldn’t tell from the giant ballet flat at the top of the page, pink is my favorite color. But I also love purple … Continue reading

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