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Banana Pina Colada Muffins

March 26, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes.

Recently, I ran across this recipe for Banana Pina Colada Muffins. Since I had some ripe bananas that needed to be used, I decided to give the recipe a try. They’re a nice change from the typical banana muffin. I don’t think they tasted anything like a pina colada, though. The name must be referring to the ingredients used • Read More »

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John’s Kitchen Sink Cookies

March 5, 2010 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Chocolate, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes.

Chewy and delicious, these gussied-up chocolate chip cookies have a few bonus ingredients thrown in for kicks (oats, coconut, raisins and/or pecans). You can have fun changing up the add-ins each time you make them. Add more chocolate chips if you don’t like raisins or pecans. Anyway, you get the picture…just make ’em how you like • Read More »

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Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime

December 29, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

  Here’s a quick curry-flavored soup that is delicious and easy to make. You can even change up the flavors each time you make it by using different curries. I used curry powder this time (doubling the amount called for); next time I’ll try red, green or yellow Thai curry paste. Although the soup would be • Read More »

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Coconut Blondies

January 29, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Coconut Blondies | Filed in: Baking, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes.

Everyone needs a dessert recipe they can turn to that is quick and delicious. This recipe for moist and chewy Coconut Blondies is one of those. I think they’re really good exactly as written, but extra good with 3/4 cup of chocolate chips added to the dough. The recipe calls for toasted pecans but I don’t bother with that; I just use • Read More »

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