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FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Bread/Muffins:
Baked Pear French Toast
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Cornbread Muffins
Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing (Baked Pears with Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing)
Lemony-Fennelly Bread
Malted Buttermilk Biscuits
New Year's Eve Blueberry Muffins
Overnight Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Mascarpone Icing
Skillet Rosemary Focaccia Bread
Spiced Carrot Muffins with Brown Butter Icing
Toasted Hazelnut Whole-Wheat Scones with Maple Glaze

Cakes/Cupcakes:
Cardamom Pound Cake (A Boring Old Tuesday's Cardamom Pound Cake)
Crispy Rice Treat Cake with Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Grave Ginger Cupcakes with Brown Butter Glaze
Helbeh (or Fenugreek Cake)
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting
Swiss Roll-Up Cake

Candy:
Candied Blood Orange Slices (Blood Orange Homage)
Sweet Sorrow (An Exercise in Bricolage)


Cheese:


Cookies:
Bavarian Sugar Cookies
Chocolate Gingerbread Skeletons
Chocolatey Mustache-on-a-Stick Amaretto Sugar Cookies
Hand Painted Sugar Cookies (The Birds)
Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Lemon Sugar Cookies
Nanaimo Bars
Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
S'mores: Our Only Beacon of Hope in a Post-Apocalyptic World
White Pepper Lilac Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Condiments:
Blood Orange and Port Marmalade (Blood Orange Homage)
Homemade Strawberry Basil Jam
Lilac Jam
Mango Salsa
Persimmon Butter

Dairy:
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy
Café au lait
Fudge Pops
Greek-Style Yogurt (Yogurt, Two Ways)
Grilled Figs with Ice Cream and Honey
Homemade Yogurt (Yogurt, Two Ways)
Homemade Mascarpone (The Zen of Homemade Mascarpone)
Lemon Cream
Orange Juice Yogurt Popsicles
Rose Ice Cream (Rose Ice Cream: To Mango or Not to Mango . . . )
Strawberry Balsamic Semifreddo

Drinks:

Eggs:
Herb and Cheese Omelet with Mushrooms and Baby Spinach For One

Fish/Shellfish:
New England Clam Chowder (New England Vacation: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire (Part 4 of 4))

Frosting/Glaze/Icing:
Blood Orange Glaze (Blood Orange Homage)
Brown Butter Icing (Spiced Carrot Muffins with Brown Butter Icing)
Lemon Cream
Lilac Sugar
Maple Mascarpone Icing (Overnight Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Mascarpone Icing)
Toasted Hazelnut Whole-Wheat Scones with Maple Glaze
Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting (Red Velvet Cupcakes)

Frozen Treats:
Frozen Grapes (Orange Juice Yogurt Popsicles and Frozen Grapes)
Fudge Pops
Grilled Figs with Ice Cream and Honey
Honeydew Mint Cucumber Granita
Orange Juice Yogurt Popsicles (Orange Juice Yogurt Popsicles and Frozen Grapes)
Rose Ice Cream (Rose Ice Cream: To Mango or Not to Mango . . . )
Strawberry Balsamic Semifreddo

Fruit:
Apple Rose Pie
Baked Pears with Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing
Honeydew Mint Cucumber Granita
Mango Salsa and Grilled Chicken Tacos
New Year's Eve Blueberry Muffins
Persimmon Butter
Strawberry Balsamic Semifreddo

Gravy:
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Herbs/Spices:
Cardamom Pound Cake (A Boring Old Tuesday's Cardamom Pound Cake)
Helbeh (or Fenugreek Cake)
Herb and Cheese Omelet with Mushrooms and Baby Spinach For One
Honeydew Mint Cucumber Granita
Lemony-Fennelly Bread
Pho Soup
Rosemary Apricot Chicken Salad
Shirazi Salad
Skillet Rosemary Focaccia Bread
Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil-Pesto Pasta

Jams/Jellies/Fruit Butters:
Blood Orange and Port Marmalade (Blood Orange Homage)
Homemade Strawberry Basil Jam
Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Persimmon Butter

Legumes:
Soupe aux pois jaunes (Yellow Pea Soup)

Meat:
Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Nuts:
Tamari Roasted Almonds (Nut to it all!)
Toasted Hazelnut Whole-Wheat Scones with Maple Glaze

Pasta:
Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil-Pesto Pasta

Pies/Pastries:
Apple Rose Pie
Mini Strawberry Basil Pastries
Mushroom Tart in a Hazelnut Crust

Poultry:
Lemony Chicken and Orzo Soup
Mango Salsa and Grilled Chicken Tacos
Overnight Chicken Stock
Rosemary Apricot Chicken Salad

Salads/Salad Dressings:
Chickpea Quinoa Salad
Grilled Romaine Salad
Rosemary Apricot Chicken Salad
Shirazi Salad

Soups/Stews:
Clam Chowder (New England Vacation: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire (Part 4 of 4))
Lemony Chicken and Orzo Soup
Overnight Chicken Stock
Pho Soup
Soupe aux pois jaunes (Yellow Pea Soup)

Tofu:
Pho Soup

Vegetables:
Chickpea Quinoa Salad
Grilled Romaine Salad
Roasted Chili (Red or Green?)
Roman-Style Artichokes
Honeydew Mint Cucumber Granita
Mushroom Tart in a Hazelnut Crust


MISCELLANEOUS
For Fun:
Lots of Random but Fun Stuff
S'mores: Our Only Beacon of Hope in a Post-Apocalyptic World
Sweet Sorrow (An Exercise in Bricolage)

Other:
Gus the Cat (3/1995-8/2013)
Tempest in a Teapot

Poems:
Cornbread Muffins and a Haiku
Fudge Pops
Lilac Jam and White Pepper Lilac Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Toasted Hazelnut Whole-Wheat Scones with Maple Glaze

Travel:
Bandelier and Sangria
The Puget Sound
New England Vacation: Portland, Maine (Part 1 of 4)
New England Vacation: Bar Harbor, Maine (Part 2 of 4)
New England Vacation: Acadia National Park, Maine (Part 3 of 4)
New England Vacation: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire (Part 4 of 4)
Washington DC: The Museums (Part 1 of 3)
Washington DC: The Museums (Part 2 of 3)
Washington DC: The Bonus Trip to Chicago (Part 3 of 3)