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Cookie Tacos

May 11, 2011
Pizzelle Cookie Tacos

Well, I finally did it! I made Pizzelles and I had so much fun. Well, actually I just mixed up the batter, the pizzelle maker actually baked the pizzelles. And since it has a green light that blinks when the baking is finished, most of the guess work is taken care of which is fine […]

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Hazelnut Chocolate Brownie Pudding

March 24, 2011
Hazelnut Chocolate Brownie Pudding

Some of you might not know this but my husband is a diabetic and he has to watch his sugar intact very carefully. Most of the photos on my blog are of my plate with my helpings of food. Mr. Tastebuds plate is also very appealing but just a little bit different. For instance if […]

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Fresh Strawberry Salad with Macadamia Nuts and Almonds

February 5, 2011
Fresh Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Okay Mother Nature, you showed me your power but now it’s time for some thoughts of sunshine and warm summer days. Luckily during our last blizzard I had a quart of fresh strawberries sitting in my refrigerator. As the winds were howling and our home was dancing to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” with every gust, […]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Sauce!

January 17, 2011
Chocolate Hazelnut Sauce!

Recently I decided to subscribe to “Le Cucina Italiana”, a fabulous premier Italian food and cooking magazine. I’ve received my first issue right before Christmas and OMG…I just love it! The photography and articles are wonderful and I have three recipes bookmarked just in this one issue! One of the recipes I’ve made is Gianduja […]

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Persimmon Nut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

January 14, 2011
Persimmon Nut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Well, I finally made Persimmon Cupcakes and they were outstandingly delicious! Although the batter mixed up a gorgeous soft orange color, the cupcakes baked to a very dark, rich brown. And I frosted them with my favorite Cream Cheese Frosting and sprinkled them with sliced almonds, chopped pecans or pistachios. We all like the cupcakes […]

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Baked Brie with Fresh Apples and Toasted Almonds

January 7, 2011
Baked Brie with Fresh Apples and Toasted Almonds

When Mr. Tastebuds and I were first married we would meet all our friends at T.G.I. Fridays for Happy Hour. We had so much fun and after a few cocktails we would all start ordering appetizers. One of my favorites was the Baked Brie in Puff Pastry and Fridays served it garnished with fresh slices […]

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2010’s Double Yums at Spend-a-Buck Farm!

December 31, 2010
Cheddar Cheese and Hot Pepper Thumbprint Cookies

It’s been quite a year here at Spend-A-Buck Farm! And there’s is one thing that is consistent and that’s good food! Yesterday I sat down with Mr. Tastebuds and we picked our favorite recipes for the year and he did surprise me with a few of his picks. If you’d like to copy the recipe […]

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Vanilla Poached Pears with Chocolate and Almonds

December 24, 2010
Vanilla Poached Pears with Chocolate and Almonds

I served the Vanilla Pears with Chocolate and Almonds last year for our Christmas Eve dinner and they were so easy to make and so pretty. I actually saw a photo of Chocolate-dipped Pears in magazine advertisement for wine, tore out the photo and went to work figuring out a recipe. I’m considering making the […]

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