Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bastille Day and Banana-Nutella Crepes

Happy Bastille Day! For those of you who are unfamiliar with Bastille Day, it’s basically the French equivalent of our Fourth of July.  It commemorates the day (the 14th of July) when unhappy French peasants stormed the Bastille (a French … Continue reading

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Making My Own Ice Cream

Everyone, meet my ICE-21 Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker.  ICE-21, meet everyone. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to make my own ice cream.  Maybe it began three years ago, when I spent all summer working at a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcakes

I have always loved strawberry shortcake.  When I was little, my parents, siblings and I would drive to Belleville, Illinois to Eckert’s Farm and Country Store.  We would go during the Fall to pick apples, and sometimes we would even … Continue reading

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New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe is something of a celebrity on food blogs.  I don’t remember where I first came across it, but now, everywhere I look, it seems to appear; Most recently, it appeared on Pinterest, and one look at the description … Continue reading

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National Ice Cream Month

It’s National Ice Cream Month! I could leave the post at that…the words seem to speak for themselves.  After all, what could be better than having an entire 31 days devoted to one of America’s most beloved desserts? I know … Continue reading

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