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How to: Maple and pecan sunny side upcakes 

I’ve had my eye on the recipe for these delicious pecan and cinnamon cupcakes for a while. Unfortunately I didn’t read the recipe through before embarking as it is more time-consuming than most cupcake recipes, but the result is a very light and fluffy cupcake that is delicately spiced with an occasional pleasing crunch of pecan. 444 more words


Sapa: 7 Tribes and the Hill Station

Sapa is a small town. As an example, if you’re at the center of the city a 10 minute walk in any direction will get you into either rice paddies or the woods. 926 more words


Warm and Toasty English Muffins

English muffins are delicious and versatile. They are perfect with eggs, bacon and cheese for breakfast, slathered in jam or even used as a mini pizza for an afternoon snack. 329 more words

Olivye-Ukrainian Potato Salad

Olivye is a traditional Ukrainian potato salad. Don’t let the unfamiliar name scare you, it is quick, easy, and very delicious!

Start by boiling 4 medium sized potatoes and 2 large carrots (peeled). 125 more words


there's something cathartic about baking bread.

Recently – thanks to my avid viewership of the Great British Baking Show via PBS’ Roku channel (a plea: please show us the previous seasons, PBS!) – I’ve been fascinated by the idea of baking bread. 482 more words


Chocolate Please, Hold the Frankenfood

The main goal in my kitchen is to serve food made from local, whole ingredients.

When my son asked for store bought yogurt tubes, I blended yogurt and fruit and froze them into pops. 497 more words

Lehigh Valley


OK so today’s post is part of a new series that I’m calling “wing it Wednesday” for the next few weeks on Wednesday’s I will post a total “wing it” recipe! 259 more words

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