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There is no known navy-blue food. If there is a navy-blue food in the refrigerator, it signifies death. — Erma Bombeck

These almond butter cookies have a deliciously crisp, buttery texture! | Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies | @takeonelizabeth

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I try not to bake on Fridays or Saturdays. Why? Because if I bake Sunday – Thursday, Joe can take the leftovers with him to work the next…

The Great British Baking Show Drinking Game

A few minutes ago, I hugged Joe, and when he came away from our embrace, he was covered in flour. Bread flour, mind you (higher protein factor). I…

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I’m Irish, so I’m used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I’ll call it dinner. — Liam…

Whole Wheat Pea and Mushroom Ravioli | @takeonelizabeth | A delicious and healthy homemade pasta!

Whole Wheat Pea and Mushroom Ravioli

The first time I made pasta, it seemed too easy. The flour and eggs combined smoothly to make a uniform, creamy yellow canvas. The dough slid effortlessly through…

How Chukar Cherries Saved My Marriage | @takeonelizabeth

How Chukar Cherries Saved My Marriage

Back when the previous decade was getting ready to draw to a close, Joe and I traveled a little over 2,700 miles to visit my grandparents in Yakima,…

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Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. — Alex Levine

This is by far the best way to eat a cupcake! A little bit of icing, a little bit of cake, conveniently packaged in every spoonful! | How to Eat a Cupcake: The Mug Shot | @takeonelizabeth

How to Eat a Cupcake: The Mug Shot

Cupcakes can get personal. “Personal” as in the way you choose to eat them. There seem to be just as many ways to eat a cupcake as there…

The Fall of the Rise: R.I.P. Bread Baby | @takeonelizabeth

The Fall of the Rise: R.I.P. BB

You probably had a feeling this post was coming. After all, I haven’t updated you about Bread Baby — BB — in a really long time. Four months,…

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Food is about loving and giving and performance and applause … It is essential and sensuous. — Barbara Kafka

Maryland-Style Scrambled Eggs with Old Bay

Maryland-Style Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Tomato

I’m pretty sure that if you pricked the finger of an average Marylander between the months of June and September, they’d bleed Old Bay. Growing up here in…

Spock Meets Dory

I’m sitting in my physical therapist’s office. Today is supposed to be my last session. Well, more like my last last session, since this latest series of visits…

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Ideally, the body of a woman should feel like a hot water bottle filled with Devonshire cream. — Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

How Candy Crush taught me everything I need to know about reaching my goals

Like everyone else in the world, there are some aspects of myself that I am not so proud of. I’m not a patient person. I tend to forget…

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Without bread, without wine, love is nothing. — French proverb