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Carrot Cake Truffles

Carrot Cake Truffles… also known as How to Make Carrot Cake a Finger Food. But these perfect little balls of carrot cake and cream cheese frosting were, for me, kind of bittersweet. For those of you that know me, you know that I am basically not capable of sitting down and watching TV, but the …

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Mayday, Mayday…

Just a quick little note to let you all know that I FINALLY got Sugar Dish Me up and running again… thank you for your patience! You might have missed the post on Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins… it sort of got lost in the shuffle. And just so you know, those muffins are delicious.  The About …

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Gratitude

One year ago today I started Sugar Dish Me. At least I think it was one year ago today. What had happened was… Sugar Dish actually started out on another host site. I hated it. So I managed to wrap my technologically challenged brain around migrating my material here. But when I got here, sugardish.com …

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Southwest Pizza

This morning, a little after 4 a.m., my eyes fluttered open because I heard a noise. Actually, this is the third time this week that a late night noise has pulled me from my already sporadic slumber. The first two times were weird; once I woke up in a panic and scrambled off the bed …

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Sweet Tart Cheesecake

This cake is full of Sweet Tarts for my sweetheart. Yesterday was his birthday. In my brain full of thoughtful things, some slight delusions of grandeur, and a Black Visa card, I imagined throwing this man the party of all parties. Streamers, balloons, an open bar. I envisioned a party catered by someone other than myself. Music. …

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Prep Work

This week is one greatbiglongneverending list. There’s the three birthdays in five days list. And the eleven people getting ready for a beach trip list. I have shopping lists and grocery lists, packing lists and left to-do lists. And finally there’s the cook-it-before-we-go-so-I-don’t-spend-our-whole-vacation-in-the-kitchen-list. It’s pretty important. That’s the list that insures my being able to lay in the …

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Summer Holiday Parfait

Bite-size cubes of THIS CREAM CHEESE POUNDCAKE, a recipe so simple that Evan read the instructions and made it almost all by himself (point of reference: Evan is 9), layered with Jell-O instant vanilla pudding and fresh sliced strawberries, topped with blue-tinged whipped cream. Party in a glass. Happy 4th Everyone!!  

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Asparagus Pesto Ravioli

I like to play in the kitchen. Sometimes I’m inspired by magazine articles or blogs I read. On occasion it’s the weather. Other times it’s my mood. Colors and cravings definitely come into play. And then there are days I am inspired by necessity. There is the desire to use up all the leftovers. Sometimes …

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