Monthly Archives: December 2010

Goat Cheese Toppings: 4 ways to top your creamy spread. Heidi approved.

By: Christy Today I was reminiscing about one of my favorite childhood books, Heidi, by Johanna Spyri. Heidi is the heartwarming story of a Swiss mountain girl, living an idyllic existence with her grandfather in the mountains, who moves to … Continue reading

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How to Make Raisin Bran Muffins: The Importance of Eating “Quite Calmly”

By: Melanie One of my all-time favorite works of literature (and not coincidently, least favorite movies) has to Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Every time I reread the play, I notice another pun, hyperbole, or hilarious bit of … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Drowned in Espresso, not at Hedeby Island

By: Christy Perhaps you’ll notice that the title for this post is inspired by The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,* which I just finished reading a few weeks ago. While I read, as I pondered the mysteries and suppressed cravings … Continue reading

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