Monthly Archives: March 2011

Charcutepalooza Challenge: Corned Beef

It’s Meat Day again! The most frabjous day of the month! Ok, so it’s a day late, but I’m smack in the middle of writing my Master’s thesis so I’m allowing for a bit of leeway.  Corned Beef is seen … Continue reading

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Happy Half-Tau (π) Day Chocolate Pudding Pie

Most people know today as  ‘pi’ day, celebrated by baking pies.  3.14(and so on) turned into 3-14 (March 14)– clever, right? I’m all about nerdy holidays that involve baked goods. However (and it’s about to get real geeky right here) … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pickles

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge was pickling or brining. While this is not charcuterie, it is brining, so I made these along with the corned beef that is currently brining in the fridge. Bread and Butter pickles are sweet. Different than … Continue reading

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New Orleans Mardi Gras King Cake

Some of you out there might know that this Tuesday (tomorrow!) is Mardi Gras. Which makes today Lundi Gras, which I’m pretty positive isn’t a holiday for anyone who lives outside of New Orleans. As some of you out there … Continue reading

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Sunday “Everybody in” Fritatta

Growing up, the weekends were for eggs and bacon and toast breakfasts. As we got older and we all slept in until different times, my mom started making frittatas because they were great right out of the oven and they … Continue reading

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