Belgian Wit Beer Cookies

Belgian Wit Beer Cookies

A couple months ago, Nick brewed a Belgian Witbier. It was our first all-grain batch, and you may remember I made dog treats for Kaiser out of the spent grains. The beer has orange peel and coriander in it, so it’s a bit reminiscent of a Blue Moon (one of my favorite mainstream beers, by… 

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Cilantro Lime Margaritas

Cilantro Lime Margaritas

Happy Saturday! It wouldn’t be the weekend without a little cocktail, so check this one out! Cilantro Lime Margaritas! How this cocktail came to be is a bit of a long story. It all started last weekend when Nick was putting the finishing touches on a honey lemon wheat beer. I had to squeeze 7… 

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Buffalo Chicken Risotto

Buffalo Chicken Risotto

Sounds really strange, I know. But trust me, it works. My love of buffalo chicken has led me to try many variations of it: buffalo chicken pizza, buffalo chicken dip, buffalo chicken burgers, buffalo chicken mac & cheese, buffalo chicken nachos, buffalo chicken wraps, wings, salads. I’m sure there are more. But still, when Nick’s… 

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Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa

I’ve always loved the combination of sweet & salty. Chocolate covered pretzels? Yes, please! Dunkin’ Donuts everything bagels with strawberry cream cheese? You betcha. Margaritas? Mmmmm. So when Nick’s Aunt Diane sent me a recipe for Strawberry Salsa, I jumped right on it! Though Nick questions some of my salty/sweet combos, I was pretty sure… 

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

A couple weeks ago, when I made Pasta with Peas and Ricotta, I mentioned that pasta is not Nick’s favorite meal. I admit that I made that one for myself! Though while we were eating it, Nick confessed that he actually does like pasta, but only when it’s straight up spaghetti and meatballs with red… 

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Adventures in Gardening: Fail.

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So, you might be wondering what ever happened to the herbs I planted a while back? Well, the inevitable happened. I killed them. All of them. Ok, well, not all of them, there are still a few really sad looking chives that refuse to grow any larger than newly planted grass seed. I should have… 

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