Monthly Archives: August 2010

Canning: Homemade Tomato Sauce

One of the first things I asked my grandmother for when I moved into our house was her tomato sauce recipe.  Grammy’s tomato sauce was pretty famous (well, at least it was within our family) and she always had a … Continue reading

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Homemade White Whole Wheat Pasta

This coming Monday, I make the transition from years and years of being a student to now being in the teacher position.  I’m in my last semester of my graduate degree.  Come December I’ll have a masters degree in Art … Continue reading

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weet Almond Cake with Lemon Curd and Lemon Mascarpone Frosting

Sometimes adding a garnish can make or break the appearance of a cake.  A cake can be absolutely delicious, but if it doesn’t look appealing and inviting, everyone might pass on it.  Which of these would you rather dig into? … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Granola

When SMS was still pretty new, we made Melissa Murphy’s Granola Breakfast Cookies.  When I made this granola for those cookies, I scaled the recipe down considerably and made quite a few substitutions.  This time around, I stuck to Melissa’s … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Torte

For about two weeks, I was on vacation in New York visiting family and friends.  We had a great trip, and everyday our schedule was filled to the brim.  We got to visit friends we hadn’t seen in a long … Continue reading

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