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Corn Dog Bites

Corn Dog Bites

I have a strange obsession with corn dogs. It’s a pretty new thing, but I crave and get so excited for a corn dog.  I wasn’t always that way.  I remember being a kid and we’d have those frozen corn dogs that you would microwave.  I liked them enough, but they weren’t amazing.  The batter … Continue reading

Mini Rustic Tomato Basil Tarts with Goat Cheese

Mini Rustic Tomato Basil Tarts with Goat Cheese

Lately we’ve been enjoying going to the Farmer’s Markets in Chico. I’ve been eyeing those little colorful baskets of red, orange, and yellow cherry tomatoes.  After the market I knew I wanted to try making a tomato tart. Since I don’t own a tart pan, I made mini rustic tomato tarts, which don’t require a … Continue reading

Beer Battered Tofu Bites

Beer Battered Tofu Bites

Tofu and I have always been strangers, bumping into each other occasionally at chinese or japanese restaurants. But I’ve never really had it where it where the dish really featured it or made anything with it. So here’s my first attempt at cooking with tofu- beer battered tofu bites. Part of me feels like I’m … Continue reading

10 Tasty Superbowl Snacks

10 Tasty Superbowl Snacks

To be honest I don’t really care for football too much. But I am always down for a reason to drink, share a bunch of food, and watch some entertaining commercials. So here’s a list of appetizers I thought sounded delicious for the superbowl. Some are healthy, some are not, but they all look tasty! … Continue reading

Soft Garlic Knots

Soft Garlic Knots

I don’t normally make bread, but this recipe was really simple and the bread sounded so delicious I had to try it. The garlic knots turned out perfect, they were fluffy yet slightly crunchy on the outside. The flavor from the glaze was outstanding, but not too strong. Really a great dinner roll that could … Continue reading

Baked Potato Skins Topped With Bacon

Baked Potato Skins Topped With Bacon

I should be studying. But a girl’s got to eat right? I can’t just study from the moment I wake up to eleven without eating right? Well turns out I have nothing in my fridge- no milk, no eggs, no flour, no bread. So I decided it would be a baked potato night. But like … Continue reading

Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

When I think of carving pumpkins, there’s always a little light bulb in my head that says- pumpkin seeds. It’s one of those extra bonuses of the season. But what to do with them? Sure there’s the stand by salt and pepper and bake them, but how about something different, something new? Well then you’ll … Continue reading

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

With the rainy weather coming in this weekend and the massive amount of bread we got this week, it was the perfect time to make soup. I love soup, adore it. But I don’t make soup all too often. And even more rarely do I make brothy soups. In fact, I don’t remember if I … Continue reading

Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites

Ham and Cheese Pretzel Bites

I have always wanted to make pretzels. In fact, I bought yeast for it. Over 5 months ago. So I decided to make them for appetizers for the barbecue we threw. They turned out absolutely delicious and everyone said they were addictingly good. But sometimes when you make something you realize that they probably weren’t … Continue reading