Author Archives: Becki

Risotto for Spring

Risotto is one of those recipes that oftentimes people reject as being too hard or too much work, like cheesecake or baklava.  There are just a few ingredients that are easy to find, and uses basic equipment, yet the method … Continue reading

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Conquering the Chocolate Castle

Last year was my husband’s 40th birthday.  Unfortunately I was not able to mark this milestone with something special due to work commitments.  So I was determined to make it up to him this year.  He’s a special guy who … Continue reading

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Sunday was Super!!

Now I know you have questions about these cookies that I made for our Super Bowl party. ( I believe their successful completion makes me a Level 1 Cookie Goddess.) Just to make it fun, see if you can guess … Continue reading

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You had me at Cheesy…

I have always said that a day without cheese is like a day without… CHEESE.  Oh cheese.  How I love cheese.  Just the word.. c h e e e e e e e s e… no wonder it’s used to … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cupcaking + Local Subs Get a Taste!

Have you subscribed yet?  The first 4 local subscribers to post a comment will receive one of these babies!!!  So click on the “SIGN ME UP” button! (Over there on the upper right =>) My first blog post included a … Continue reading

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A humble little legume

Here in the south (YES Kentucky is in the south… the Mason-Dixon line says so) there is a tradition of eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day.  Their shape and abundance represent coins, and they are thought to bring prosperity. … Continue reading

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The best kind of snow…

After the red and green of Christmas is played out, my mind always turns to snow, snowflakes, and twilight colors like sky blue, teal, pink, and plum. And after the frenzy of baking and candy-making for holiday gifts, my mind … Continue reading

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