Monthly Archive

October 2013

Lemon Glazed Ginger Cookies

If you’re ready for your home to have that “holiday aroma,” then it’s time to make these yummy lemon glazed ginger cookies. I found this recipe several years ago in a magazine (Sunset, I think) and it was love at first bite. They are just the right mix of spiced chewiness. Of course,…

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Coconut Banana Bread

I have a confession to make: I used to hate banana bread. I mean I refused to eat it (or anything else involving bananas!) for the first fifteen years of my life. This is especially disappointing considering that I lived with the banana bread extraordinaire (aka my mom).  So really…

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Simple Pesto Sauce

This famous pesto recipe is from “Mama C,” my mom’s college roommates mother. She was first-generation Italian and an awesome cook. Her pesto recipe is yummy and super easy (especially if you keep Trader Joe’s basil plants in your pots at home!). You can also mix up the nuts in the…

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Classic Apple Crisp

Going apple picking is one of those lofty goals you put on your fall “To Do” list – but if you’re anything like me, it doesn’t always happen. Yet this year, I actually made it to a little orchard at a state park by Sedona with my family. We paid a few…

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