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A Year of Slow Cooking

http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/ My sis and BIL gave me crockpot for Xmas a few years ago, and I’ve surprised myself at how much I’ve used it. Finding recipes that aren’t simply soup is sometimes difficult, though, so imagine my delight at finding Stephanie’s blog, wherein she created a crockpot recipe for every day of 2008. I have […]

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Top 10 Money-Saving Ingredients at Epicurious.com

http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/everydaycooking/family/budget_ingredients A thumb-up for the buck-stretching idea, but a big thumb-down for the editing: If you’re writing a piece about how to stretch meals with cheap ingredients, you probably shouldn’t include Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Parmesan Whipped Potatoes Between the mushrooms and the parmesan, you’ve quadrupled the cost of a 10lb bag of spuds. The […]

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APPLE DUMPLINGS | APPLE DUMPLING RECIPE

http://www.apple-pie-crisp-dumplings-recipes.com/ I went to The Royal a month ago, and came very, very close to plopping $5 down on a freshly cooked apple dumpling. As I was soon to be unemployed, my inner Scot took over and denied the urge. It also forced me to pay attention to the on-display dumpling-making process, which I’m happy […]

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http://www.baekdal.com/design/art/dont-play-with-food/ The Japanese fixations with food, packaging and bizarre animated characters reaches a common point.

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Noble Pig: Two-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake with Apple Cider Glaze

http://noblepig.com/2008/11/11/the-pilgrims-would-approve.aspx Bookmarker of a thousand online recipes, maker of none, I broke from my tradition and actually cooked this up last night. I am pleased to report that not only did it turn out looking exactly like the photo, it tasted amazing (usually I get one or the other, never both). I am less pleased […]

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How to Make Turducken | SPIKE

http://www.spike.com/blog/how-to-make/71064?spike=6504 When my American bro-in-law first told me about Turducken, I thought – nay, hoped – he was joking. Sadly not. Here’s a recipe, with photographic evidence that proves it’s as bleeeargh as you’d think. This could take a while. Leave the legs and wings on the turkey, but take the bones out of the […]

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Woddles Penguin Waffle Maker – Hommit

http://www.hommit.com/2008/03/woddles-penguin-waffle-maker.html If the maple syrup isn’t sweet enough, the waffle iron will definitely push you into pancreatitis.

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries Anyone?

http://zestycook.com/baked-sweet-potato-fries-anyone/ This may be the second sweet potato fries recipe I’ve posted, but I think it bears repetition. Also, this recipe adds the delicious hint of soaking the cut potato in order to increase crispiness, so bonus marks for that.

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Making The Most Amazing R2-D2 Cake Ever

http://www.bsideblog.com/2008/06/making-the-most-amazing-r2d2-c.php “R2-D2” cake? *Resists impulse to correct by pushing heavily-taped glasses further up nose*

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Nikibone.com – Soup Recipes

http://www.nikibone.com/recipe/soups.html My immediate reaction, when confronted with a big list of soup names, was to Stumble on. But then I remembered that I really, really like soup.

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