Monthly Archives: August 2011

Peach bellinis

I don’t drink much wine. I like red wine, but after you’ve had red wine come out your nose (at a restaurant, no less), you tend to avoid it. And I don’t really care for most white wines. But I … Continue reading

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Rock me like a hurricane

Everything was going swimmingly on Saturday. It was windy and rainy and stormy outside, but Toby managed to get my car in the garage (since my Jeep’s hood was smashed by a falling sheet of ice after the blizzard in … Continue reading

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Bourbon-peach individual pies

I hope everyone is staying safe and dry as Irene makes her way up the East Coast. We’re just sitting here watching CNN butcher the names of towns in North Carolina, and watching Baltimore TV talk about how terrible the … Continue reading

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Peach enchiladas

Originally I was going to have a recipe for grilled chicken with peach barbecue sauce. Sounds great, right? It was one of Gwyneth Paltrow’s recipes in Bon Appetit a month or so ago. The first thing I made from that … Continue reading

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Peach and blueberry yogurt parfait

I really like the idea of yogurt parfaits, but it seems like the pre-made ones always have some kind of yucky yogurt and not enough fruit. So I thought I’d make my own. I only have plain, nonfat Greek yogurt … Continue reading

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Sweet tea rice with peaches, jalapeno and pecans

I know you were probably wondering how the sweet tea fits in with the peach theme of the week. Well, you could make peach iced tea. But I have a better idea: Sweet tea rice with peaches, jalapeno and pecans. … Continue reading

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How to make sweet tea

I’m not Southern. My dad is from Texas and my mom’s from West Virginia, but I was born in Northern California and grew up in Arizona — which is technically in the southern half of the U.S. but is not … Continue reading

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