Kitchen Kid: Cabbage Risotto (recipe)

Please give a hearty welcome to my daughter, who will be giving us her opinion of my menu plan each week. We will post her thoughts on Sundays, and she will highlight a dish or two she felt was particularly noteworthy (or not!). I will help her with the photos and layout, but the text

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Lemonade Stand: Great summer activity (recipe)

Check out this lemonade stand! Isn’t it just the cutest? We won it this weekend at the auction to benefit our kids’ schools, and I could not be happier. Love the design, the vintage lemon pictures and the basket of goodies that came with. Very creative and the kids will have a great time this

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Aunt Else’s Aebleskiver – make your own Danish Pancakes at home (review)

Not sure how it works at your house, but pancakes and waffles are a big deal around here. I think my kids would probably have them every day of the week, they love them so! A few years ago, I was introduced to the Danish treat of Aebleskiver, (also written as Ebleskiver) a round puffed-pancake.

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Cookie Thursday: Hershey’s Kisses Peanut Butter Blossoms (recipe)

Hersheys Chocolate PB Cookies Be sure to enter the Cuisipro and Vacu Vin Giveaway. A flour sifter would be a great kitchen gadget for this recipe! I am sure you have seen this recipe, it has been in all my cooking magazines over the last 2 months. Today, we finally got around to making them

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Kiwi, strawberry and honey salad (recipe) (and Giveaway!)

Last month, while galavanting in the islands on vacation, I received email from Cynthia inviting me to participate in a blogger meet-up, sponsored by Zespri Kiwifruit. Since I was out of town, I had to miss the festive event (bummer, since Biggie from Lunch in A Box was there, and Charlie Ayers of Calafia Cafe

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Cookie Thursday: Cream-Filled Chocolate Sandwiches (recipe)

Cream-filled Chocolate SandwichesToday’s cookie is another from my new Martha Stewart’s Cookies book. The kids were excited, since the cookies look at little like Oreos in the picture, although now that they are done, I would suggest they are more like moon pies. The recipe makes about 2 dozen, which I did not think was

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