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It’s a Cupcake…It’s a Hamburger…It’s a Trompe L’Oeil!

  Are they meatcakes or cupburgers? Who cares, these are fun and tasty, too. Kids love them, adults are amused by them, we all think they’re great.  The “bun” is a cupcake, the “burger” is a brownie, the “cheese/mustard” is … Continue reading

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It’s Zucchini Time!

To paraphrase Shakespeare, now is the summer of our zucchini.  It might be the heat or the rain or the magic soil we seem to have in our garden but all the plants seem to be growing like…well, zucchini in … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Strikes Again

I grew up in Boulder, which is at the foot of the mountains and the air is mostly like mountain air. My grandparents lived in Greeley, about 30 miles east of Boulder, which has plains air. I now live 10 … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Tonight I made these delicious fritters.  We all liked them but couldn’t agree on a good name for them.  I liked the simple/descriptive Smoked Salmon and Zucchini Fritters.  My husband, who often calls foods “thing” or “stuff”  thought they should … Continue reading

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Pi Day Mini Apple Pies

On March 13th I mentioned to my children that the next day would be Pi Day and that many people eat pie on that day.  Of course they were excited by that, who wouldn’t be, and asked me to make … Continue reading

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